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Top Ten Hottest Hot Sauces in Winnipeg

This top ten post was originally about trying hot sauces during self-isolation. Since then, I’ve tried another five hot sauces. Now it seems like a good idea to create an actual top ten list. I’ve called this Top Ten Hottest Hot sauces, because where a company made more than one, I tested the hottest in…

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Food local products Reviews and Such

Winnipeg’s Best Butter Tart

I’ve updated my butter tart list. New entries are marked with asterisks. Over the last little while I’ve written a couple of posts, where the purchase of a Butter Tart was part of my visit to the establishment. I’ve had some good response to this, so I thought maybe now would be the time to…

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chicken Restaurants

1 Block Fried Chicken Diet

I’m back with my fourth Fried Chicken Fest post. This time I’m going hyper-local with my 1 Block Fried Chicken Diet.* The 100 Mile Dietis passé. Ordering fried chicken from restaurants almost next door to your workplace is the way to go. *Actual distance may be slightly more than a block. In my case, the…

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chicken Restaurants Reviews and Such

Two Chicken Sandwiches, One Chicken Bowl

After a day off from writing, but not from eating, I’m back. Today I’m reviewing two chicken sandwiches and one chicken bowl. These were the Fried Chicken Fest offerings that I tried on Friday and Saturday. Over the last two days, I’ve ordered Fried Chicken Fest items from three different restaurants. I started with Yard…

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chicken Restaurants Reviews and Such

1928 Eatery Burger, Brazen Hall Wings

After yesterday’s first Fried Chicken Fest entry, I’m returning with a post on the1928 Eatery and Brazen Hall entries. These two fit with my intention of trying new places this year. I really like fried chicken. I grew up in the era when KFC only meant the U.S. version. Korean Fried Chicken hadn’t really made…

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Restaurants Reviews and Such

2022 Fried Chicken Fest is Here

Once again it’s time for Fried Chicken Fest. Like last year, the 2022 version will be affected by Covid lockdowns. That didn’t stop me from enjoying it last year, and it won’t stop me from enjoying it this year. In 2021 I visited a dozen different places to tried their Fried Chicken offerings. You can…

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Restaurants Reviews and Such

Prairie Ink Restaurant McNally Robinson Booksellers

Prairie Ink Restaurant is the located inside the Grant Park location of McNally Robinson Booksellers. McNally is my new books, bookstore of choice. If you read any of my book reviews, the links to the books in them are links to McNally. For used books, I generally visit Bison Books. Prairie Ink falls into that…

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Books Reviews and Such

Fish on Friday Book Review

I started reading Fish on Friday: Feasting, Fasting and the Discovery of the New World in late November. I thought it would be a good read that would fit in well during Advent. Well, here I am at the end of the day on December 22. Advent is almost over, and I’m finally putting my thoughts to…

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Filipino Restaurants Reviews and Such

Myrna’s Restaurant 833 Sargent Avenue

Myrna’s Restaurant I’m traveling a little west on Sargent Avenue for this month’s Taste the West End. I’ve been visiting Myrna’s. a Filipino restaurant that’s been part of this neighbourhood for a long time. I remember visiting not long after I moved into the West End, but it is only recently that I have returned.…

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Restaurants Reviews and Such

Café Dario 1390 Erin Street: A Best Meal

Café Dario re-opened last night. Initially, Café Dario will be open from 5-11 pm Fridays to Sundays. I caught wind of it through the Loaf and Honey Facebook page (more about them later in the review). I booked my reservation online, and ended up as the first customer through the door yesterday evening. Normally I…