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Food and the Fringe Festival

While there is often talk about how Winnipeg is behind the times when it comes to portable food offerings, particularly food trucks, the change is coming to the city, and you really start to notice it when events such as the Fringe Festival are on.  It wasn’t that long ago when the India Palace tent…

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Little Bones Chicken Wings

Yesterday was my first trip out to the Fringe Festival this year.  As I arrived at the Old Market Square area, I was delighted to discover that Little Bones Chicken Wings had set up shop there as well.  Despite the fact that in general chicken wings are an over-priced item, they are one of my…

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On Broadway

One of the advantages of having a job where your hours and breaks don’t occur at set time is that you can take a more leisurely approach to lunches.  Combine that with working downtown and I’m able to wander off a few blocks from the office to find interesting lunch fare.  Today, I wandered up…

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Community Common Eating Food

Common Eating – Gathering up the Crumbs

I’ve finally come to the final post in this series on common eating, although I may do one more with the pdf form of all the posts if anyone wants to have them all in one place.  Again, as has happened at other times during this series I’m not sure that I have come up…

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Visits, Social Graces, CE – Week 12

Of the various parts of ministerial training and development that make me shake my head, the “yes, but that’s what we had to do,” approach to training is right up at the top.  Usually, it will relate to something like hospital visits, for example.  You’ll suggest that, wouldn’t it be a good idea if priests…

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Common Eating Week 10 – Food & Hospitality

Today I want to tackle food & hospitality and the role common eating plays in each of them.  I also want to be fairly specific about what I mean when I say hospitality.  When I refer to hospitality, I’m not referring so much to laying on nice dinner parties for friends or being the person…