Had dinner at Redwater Rustic Grille (Bow Valley), a restaurant with a warm, sophisticated atmosphere and a menu with wide appeal. The restaurant is part of the Vintage Group (owners of Rush, Vintage Chophouse & Tavern, Bookers BBQ Grill & Crab Shack), a chain that has a proven formula: a sleek ambiance, solid menu and diverse wine selection.
Redwater Rustic Grille is a take on West Coast cuisine with regional ingredients. For a starter we ordered the Ahi Tuna Carpaccio with pickled beets, avocado relish and cilantro cream ($15). It was delicious even though the tuna was overpowered by the avocado relish. It was also pricey for the size. It only came with five won ton crisps to boot. Would it have killed them to add an extra won ton crisp to make an even number? I’m sure the tuna-to-crisp ratio would have remained intact. We had three people at the table, so we each had one and then had to awkwardly split the last two crisps. We could have asked for extra crisps, but we shouldn’t have to. Plus, I was too hungry to wait for our server to return. Read More