Mary Browns, Popeyes Chicken

Last year Winnipeg saw the arrival of two new chicken chains. Mary Browns Chicken’s & Taters, out of Virginia, via Newfoundland*, and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, out of Arabi, Louisiana. Being in the fast casual chicken business I figured that it might be interesting to review them in a compare and contrast style review.*I’ve since been …

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Jollibee – Northgate Shopping Centre

Jollibee pineapple juice

It’s been around a year since the first location for Jollibee, the iconic Filipino fast food restaurant, opened in Winnipeg. I was invited to the opening, and it turned out I couldn’t go. Missing the opening didn’t turn out all that badly, as the reason for missing was one of things that led to the …

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Chicken Fingers Still Star – Mitzi’s

I don’t know about you, but when I think about Chicken Fingers, Mitzi’s is the first restaurant that comes to mind. However it’s been a few years since my last visit. So, I wonder is it just a memory are they still as good. Over the last couple of weeks I stopped there for a …

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Johnny’s Marion Street

When I started working at St. Philip’s I also started to explore the neighbourhood restaurants. One of the first was the Marion Street Eatery. At the time I noticed there were a couple of other restaurants. Dairy Wip and Johnny’s, close by. I made a mental note of this, but unfortunately  my memory isn’t what it …

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Chicken Chef, Marion Street

Chicken chef dinner

Times are changing for me and for St. Philip’s. A few weeks ago at our Annual General Meeting we had a vote and we are now in the process of closing the parish. We are hoping to do this in such a fashion that the majority of the parishioners will remain together. However, it will …

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