Best Meal – Food Truck

Well, spring has arrived and the food trucks are slowly trickling back out onto the street. So far, I have noticed only one new one, called Best Meal. I believe the Extreme Fries Truck is a repainted version of the one that was out before, but I could be corrected. (NB I have been corrected, …

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Flatland Wrap – Donald Street

Flatland wrap appears to have closed. There is brown paper on the windows as of early March, 2019. I’ll keep my eyes peeled to see if this is a closure or just a renovation. Traveling by foot as I do, I often run into people who I might not otherwise see. Among the people I …

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Sultan’s Shawarma, Ellice Avenue

One of the pleasures of living in the Spence neighbourhood is that there are so many dining choices close by. As the neighbourhood is so diverse, there are also a wide variety of cuisines to choose from. I’m a big fan of shawarma, and there are two places within a few blocks of each other. …

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Falafel Place

Falafel Place: For the best part of the last ten years, central Winnipeg has been my home. That’s why most of my reviews are of places located in or near downtown. Occasionally I found myself working out of the area.  This was especially true during the years I was training to be a priest.  It …

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Taste of (Meh)diterranean

Taste of Mediterranean I was wandering westward down Graham Avenue a couple of weeks ago and noticed that there was a new restaurant located at the back of the same building that contains Starbucks.  The signs stated that the new place was called Taste of Mediterranean. Perhaps the sign should have tipped me off to …

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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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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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