Where 5 Famous Calgarians Like to Go for Brunch

Find out where Andrew Phung, Mark Tewksbury, Nicole Gomes, Sue Deyell and Naheed Nenshi like to have brunch in Calgary (and what they order).

Actor Andrew Phung

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The usual: Sui mai at Regency Palace Seafood Restaurant & Lounge.

“The plump pork dumplings are steamed to perfection.”


Olympian Mark Tewksbury

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The Usual: Braised beef short rib and caramelized onion eggs Benedict at River Café.

“It’s very rich and satisfying.”


Celebrity Chef Nicole Gomes

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The usual: Yukon gold potato rösti at Diner Deluxe.

“If you’re feeling luxurious, add cheese curds.”


770 CHQR Host Sue Deyell

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The usual: Eggs Benedict at Cora.

“The eggs are always done to perfection.”


Former Mayor Naheed Nenshi

Illustration by Chantal Bennett.

The usual: Chana bhatura at La Jawab Indian & Hakka Chinese Cuisine.

“It’s got a bit of a kick, to wake you up!”

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This article appears in the June 2022 issue of Avenue Calgary.

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