Chris Knight, an internationally recognized TV producer of several food-themed shows and a chef himself, recommends these restaurants in Banff:
Fairmont Banff Springs
405 Spray Ave.
(403) 762-6860 “The chef’s tasting menu with matching wines rocks. Perfect for celebrating the big deal.”
Sleeping Buffalo Restaurant
Buffalo Mountain Lodge
700 Tunnel Mountain Road
“Exceptional regional cuisine and a crazy wine list. Small room, lots of buzz.”
Eden Dining Room
300 Mountain Ave.
“Fine dining with the best view in Banff. It’s a cab ride but well worth it.”
Sushi House Banff
304 Caribou St.
“The best sushi between Vancouver and Toronto.”
The St. James’s Gate Olde Irish Pub
207 Wolf St. (403) 762-9355
“Honest good pub grub. Everyone ends up at the St. James for a nightcap.”