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Country superstar Shania Twain stops to dine at southern Alberta café


Staff at a southern Alberta eatery were thrilled to meet country superstar Shania Twain when she and her husband stopped in for a meal recently.

Twain, known for songs like "You're Still the One," "Man! I Feel like a Woman" and "That Don't Impress me Much," dined at The Chuckwagon Café in Diamond Valley, Alta.

The town is located about 40 kilometres southwest of Calgary.

Speaking to CTV News, staff at the Chuckwagon Café said Twain and her husband, who are both vegetarians, ordered eggs benedict, so the beef-centric restaurant had to make some tweaks to their meals.

"I hadn't realized I was serving beautiful Shania Twain until she ordered banana cream pie," said server Susan Green.

She says she started by asking the pair where they were coming from.

"I believe Switzerland was mentioned," Green said. "There was some discussion about how beautiful the foothills are."

"They were amazing people," she added. "We want them to come back whenever they want."

"I've served Shania Twain, I've served Glenn Close and I've served Robin Wright, all at that table."

Elizabeth Fogg, the server who seated the singer and her husband, says she didn’t recognize her at first.

"It was cool. It was really neat."

A customer at the café on Tuesday said while they missed Twain, it's still cool to know she came through town.

"It's pretty huge. So good for the community," they said.

"Shania Twain is awesome. Probably one of my all-time favourite country singers. She looks good as ever. Sorry I missed her."

The singer then snapped a photo with staff. In it, she can be seen wearing a beige New York Yankees baseball hat, red coat, white shirt and ripped light-coloured blue jeans.

"Some of our lucky crew got to meet one of their faves yesterday when Canadian country music legend Shania Twain stopped by," said The Chuckwagon Café when sharing the photo to Instagram on Tuesday.

Twain recently made headlines for a hilarious onstage mix-up that saw the 58-year-old accidentally sing into a drumstick instead of her microphone.

The singer shared video of the error on Instagram with the caption, "I'm really glad someone captured this moment," saying it made her laugh "all over again."

Twain was in the middle of a performance of "(If You're Not in It for Love) I'm Outta Here!" at the time.

She's set to head to Ireland at the end of the month for a couple of concert dates before heading to England. Top Stories

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