Stella’s: From Breakfast to Late Night Treats

stellas breakfast

In a little under a decade and a half, Stella’s Cafe and Bakery has gone from a trendy little cafe in Osborne Village to a powerhouse on the Winnipeg restaurant scene.  The formula has been simple.  Great, fresh food, with an emphasis on healthy options(fortunately they haven’t let the healthy bit ruin their desserts).  Along with …

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Snakes on a Plate

A few months ago, while strolling down Portage Avenue, I saw on the corner of Portage and Lipton, a new little restaurant by the name of Café Ce Soir.  I made note of it, with the intention of visiting one day.  As is often the case with new restaurants, I looked to discover what their …

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Pop Up Brunch

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Raw:Almond has become a big hit on the Winnipeg winter dining scene. I’ve gone to three of the brunches and one of the dinners and I’ve gathered them all together here. The pop up brunches have been the best part.  Much has been made over the Raw:Almond pop-up restaurant.  The Winnipeg Free Press has covered …

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Shawarma Khan – Review

Next week marks six years since Shawarma Khan opened in the Exchange District of Winnipeg. Since then there has been a location opened at Investors Group Field, along with Obby Khan’s Green Carrot Juice in Osborne Village. Recently Khan has opened a third location. This one is what was home to one of my favourite coffee …

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Le Garage Cafe – Provencher Avenue

Last week my work took me out of the office and as a result I had a chance to eat at a couple of St. Boniface eateries over the lunch hours.  The first of these was Le Garage Cafe.  I’ve been past this place many times before. I also have a vague recollection of going there …

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Twist Cafe

  Twist Cafe closed about a year or so ago, and was replaced with Twist Bistro. This didn’t revive anything, and Twist Bistro is now also closed. Update to my update. The former Twist location is now the latest location for Shawarma Khan. I haven’t tried the new location, but you can find my review …

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Bodegoes – City Place Downstairs

NB: The Bodegoes location in the Exchange is has found a new location. This location, in City Place, is still open and going strong. Bodegoes is the former Line-up and there is  a sign just outside the restaurant explaining why the owners chose to make the name change, as well as on their website.  This …

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Shawarma at Falafel Queen

On my first trip up to Broadway this summer, I took pictures of several food trucks with the intention of visiting them later.  The second truck I visited was the Falafel Queen truck, which serves traditional mid-eastern fare such as falafels and shawarma.  For lunch, I had the Beef Shawarma combo (with fries and drink). Value: …

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