Does NOtaBLE live up to its name?
“It started with a couple of cooking classes in high school. Then I realized,” says Chef Michael Noble of his 30-year journey in the kitchen, “there are a lot of girls in this class.”
So began a moving speech from Noble at the grand opening of NOtaBLE, the restaurant which bears his name. Located in the community of Montgomery in an unassuming condo/retail development, the restaurant would be easy to miss if not for all the buzz…READ more at the Avenue Calgary blog…
Justin Leboe, formerly of Rush, (the restaurant that makes it’s own water), and touted as one of Calgary’s best Chefs by his peers, is starting his own restaurant. Details forthcoming.
Nicholas Yee of The Holy Grill is starting a year-round, all-natural hotdog stand, likely to be stationed outside of Mountain Equipment Co-op. If anyone can make this work it’s Nicholas and his brother Johnathan. Hot dogs in -30 degrees? At least something will be warm.
Last night was NOtaBLE‘s grand opening, the culmination of Michael Noble’s 30-year career. There were tears and emotional moments where I felt like I had crashed a wedding. There was also an open-flame rotisserie with at least a dozen chickens being roasted to perfection (you’ll want to sit here in the winter, but something tells me you’ll have to book it way in advance). Apparently this chicken is also used in their house-made ravioli. The food? Lip smacking good and I can’t wait to go back. Stay tuned for a detailed post.
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