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 …

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The Good Lands Cafe – Sargent Avenue

The Good Lands sign

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 …

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Metropolitan Entertainment Centre

Metropolitan wrap

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 …

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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 …

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Little Bangkok Thai, Shawarma Fusion

LIttle Bangkok Thai combo

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 …

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Beaurivage Bistro – Saint B Hotel

Beaurivage Rosettes and Baba Ghanouj

Beaurivage Bistro & CafeRegular hours 8am – 2pm Monday to Saturday. Open evenings by pre-arrangement(see bottom of review).Writing a blog, I often wonder if I’m connecting with my readers. Sure, view counts say something, but I’m not always sure if people are actually reading. Of course, the longer I write the more little indications I …

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Shawarma Time – Ellice Avenue

Sharwarm Time Kibbe

Update on Shawarma Time (Apr 28,2019)It’s been a little under two years since I last visited Shawarma Time. However I was meeting with a friend whom I haven’t had seen much of since I finished my time working at St. Margaret’s. I was back there for a farewell for someone else, just before Easter, and …

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Baraka Pita Bakery – North Main

I really enjoy Shawarma. I’ve tried several places in town. Both Falafel Queen and Best Meal on the food truck scene. As well Shawarma Khan, Sultan’s Shawarma, and Flatland Wrap. All this time, whenever the topic of Shawarma comes up, people always ask me if I have been to Baraka Pita on Main Street. Well, …

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