Sushi Gen-All You Can Eat Buffet

Sushi Gen Place Setting

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a strongly negative effect on many restaurants. Sushi Gen is one which chose to face the pandemic by shutting down and doing a major remodel. I’ve walked down Portage Avenue, many times over the last several months waiting for it to reopen. Especially after I had revisited Mooshiro Sushi, which …

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Bread N Biryani 616 Ellice Avenue

Bread N Biryani menu

Bread N Biryani is a new Indian restaurant that recently opened on Ellice Avenue. I’ve got a few reviews to work through, but I thought I would stick with Indian food for this one. Bread N Biryani sits on the Northeast corner of Ellice Avenue and Maryland Street. The building it occupies was previously home …

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Shahi Flames – 208 Marion Street

Lamb Rogen Josh

Shahi Flames is a new restaurant located in a strip mall on Marion Street. The strip mall it’s located in is or was home to Lovey’s BBQ, Vientiane Thai, and Boun’s Lao Thai restaurants. My google search suggests it hasn’t replaced any of those three. I don’t however know what the interior is like, other …

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All the Devils Are Here – Gamache 16

All the Devils Are Here cover shot

All the Devils Are Here, is the latest installment in the Inspector Gamache series, by Louise Penny. This time, Armand Gamache is off to Paris for the birth of a grandchild. However, like any detective, trouble and crime seem to follow him wherever he goes. The Inspector Gamache series is one of three that I …

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Modern Electric Lunch – 232 Main Street

latte

Modern Electric Lunch, is a new coffee shop, located in the Fortune building on South Main Street. Modern Electric Lunch derives it’s name from an earlier tenant in that building. I suggest you check out the West End Dumplings block to read more about the previous incarnations.  West End Dumplings is a great blog to …

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Beyond The Food Court – Laberinto Press

Beyond the Food Court: An Anthology of Literary Cuisines, is the first book published by an new imprint, Laberinto Press. Laberinto Press is located in Edmonton, Alberta, and their mission is: In a largely primarily anglophone and Anglo-centric publishing industry, Laberinto Press is Western Canada’s first press to publish writers whose first language is not English, …

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Indian Food Corner – 1359 Pembina

Indian Food Corner Combo

Indian Food Corner is located in a strip mall just south of Pembina Highway and McGillivray Boulevard. During summer last year, I went down Pembina a few times and hoped to stop in at the restaurant. Indian is one of my favourite cuisines and I’m always looking for new Indian places to try. However, each …

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Sandwiches are Beautiful 531 St. Mary’s

sandwiches are beautiful

Sandwiches are Beautiful is a new restaurant in Saint Vital. This is place I have only tried via delivery. Looking it up on Google, it appears to be located in the Riverside Inn. I’ve never visited the dining room their. However, on three or four occasions I’ve made stops at Limelight Karaoke bar. Sandwiches are …

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