Altanour Restaurant 587 Notre Dame Ave

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I’ve been making a few restaurant visits, but need to catch up on my reviews. Here is one for Altanour Restaurant, a Lebanese-Turkish restaurant in my neck of the woods.  I’ve made a couple of visits to the restaurant, but this post will be based on my most recent. Mainly because most of the photos … Read more

Daanook Syrian Restaurant – Exchange

Daanook Baklawa

Daanook Syrian Restaurant is one I’ve been hearing about quite a bit lately. The family that owns it have been getting a fair bit of coverage in the local press.  When I finally got around to looking Daanook restaurant up, I discovered they were located in the space that once belonged to Vicky’s. Daanook Takeout … Read more

The Good Lands Cafe – Sargent Avenue

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The Good Lands Cafe, is a new cafe with vegetarian/vegan fare, located on Sargent Avenue. It’s in the building that used to house the Strong Badger Coffee House. I was a big fan of the Strong Badger. I am becoming a big fan of the Good Lands Cafe. *In keeping with Covid-19 regulations, The Good … Read more

Metropolitan Entertainment Centre

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The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, is an event centre and restaurant located in the heart of downtown sitting. It draws it’s name from the Metropolitan Theatre, a longtime landmark in downtown Winnipeg that closed in the late 1980s. It sat vacant for many years gathering dust and historical designations, but no tenants. Finally, in 2012 it … Read more

Yafa Cafe – Middle East Street Food

Yafa Cafe, is a Middle Eastern Street Food restaurant, located in the Saint James neighbourhood of Winnipeg. As regular readers of the blog know, I don’t drive. As a result, much of my reviewing of restaurants takes place in the downtown, and neighbouring areas. I do try, when life as a priest takes me out … Read more

Little Bangkok Thai, Shawarma Fusion

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Little Bangkok Thai has since closed, this was quite a disappointment. It’s place has been taken by a burrito bowl restaurant that I have yet to visit. Shawarma Fusion has also closed. Cityplace Food Court Hours tend to vary slightly from the regular Cityplace hours, but most food court places are open from about 11 … Read more