A Song for the Dark Times – Ian Rankin

A Song for the Dark Times by Ian Rankin

Early this year, I went through a time of reduced income. That means I haven’t been able to catch up on the reading I would like. A Song for the Dark Times, by Ian Rankin is one of those books. It’s been out since the beginning of summer, but I’ve only just got around to reading it …

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Jeepney – Fine Filipino Fare

soup

This is an update on Jeepney. I first reviewed the restaurant a little short of seven years ago. Since then, the original location fell victim to a fire. They have reopened out on Inkster Boulevard. This reopening comes with a new chef, as Albert, the original chef has moved on to other areas of the …

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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 Merchant Kitchen – Donald Street

The Merchant Kitchen cider order

I’m getting back into writing more reviews, even though I am not able to visit many places for in person dining. Today, I’m writing about The Merchant Kitchen. This restaurant is located on the ground floor of Winnipeg’s Alt Hotel.  It’s also just around the corner from Brown’s Socialhouse. As I made my two visits …

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Eucharistic Eating – Bibliography

Supper of the Lamb

Eucharistic Eating BibliographyWhen a book features a link, it is to a review I have written on this blog. If you go through my reading round ups, you will find some more books featuring shorter reviews. Starting on Monday, March 6, I will be leading a lecture series through the six weeks of Lent, entitled Eucharistic …

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India Palace Restaurant – Ellice Avenue

Chicken Tikka Masala

India Palace restaurant is one of my neighbourhood restaurants. Yet, I don’t really associate with where I live. Probably because, most times I’ve had their food, it’s been at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival. That is one activity I really missed during this pandemic. Nothing like a quick visit to the India Palace stall between plays.  …

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