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June 21, 2005 Gary Hebert

A. E. Cross House (1891)

Inglewood, 1240 8 Ave SE

Built in 1891, and the former home of A.E. Cross, one of The Big Four, The Cross House is a designated Calgary Municipal and Province of Alberta Heritage site. The house is nested on the banks of The Bow River in the beautiful and historic community of Inglewood.

Located in a historic home, Rouge Restaurant serves upscale French cuisine in a quiet, almost rural setting. The menu emphasizes contemporary French cuisine zestily translated to western Canada. For appetizers, choose warmed crab and artichoke cocktail or shortbreads with mint cucumber salad. Rack of lamb is served with gooseberry chutney; roast chicken breast is served with morel mushroom cream; and apples, leeks, and pistachios adorn blue-cheese ravioli.

Seasonally, the outdoor garden and patio are available for dining and private functions. The garden area covers 6 city lots and is adorned with enormous trees, flowers, and native shrubs. It truly is a retreat from the every day.

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fotabug13-Jan-2014 14:03
Wonderful house!
Michael Weinberg05-Jun-2006 00:59
Hi Gary. What a terrific angle to capture this fine old house. The greenery, fence and gradient blue sky provide an exciting little inner frame. Good lines and contrasts. Nice work. All my best, Michael.
Sheila19-Sep-2005 06:33
I'll have the rack of lamb please.
What a charming building.
Karen Stuebing22-Jun-2005 09:18
Lovely old Victorian. I like the angle. And your description of the food has my mouth watering. :)
Gayle P. Clement22-Jun-2005 01:53
I just finished a terrific meal and you've made me hungry again! Very nice photo of a really lovely building.
Guest 22-Jun-2005 00:17
Nice image Gary. Red against the blue sky with the green trees is great. And the menu sound wonderful.