The Manitoba Box – A Culinary Staycation

The Manitoba Box packaged..

I stopped at one of my local Safeway stores the other day to pick up The Manitoba Box. This box is advertised as containing 22 locally produced items, and sells for $49.99. Most of the items in the box are food and beverage items for human consumption. There is a dog treat, and some lip … Read more

Phô No 1 Vietnamese – 81 Isabel Street

Bûn from Phô No 1

Phô No 1 is a Vietnamese restaurant on Isabel Street just off of McDermott Avenue. It’s one of those places that I have heard many good things about. I’ve also walked by it many times on my way to and from the Exchange District, Yet, for one reason or another, I’ve never stopped in. The … Read more

Potato Salad aux Glorieux – Habs Lover

Little Potato Company potatoes

This potato salad is inspired by the colours of The Montreal Canadiens, also known as Les Glorieux. I decided to replublish to day in honour of the beginning of their series against the Toronto Maple Leafs.  Last month I signed up for a blogging contest through the Food Bloggers of Canada.  The contest is sponsored … Read more

Common Eating – The Eucharist

Common Eating Eucharist

Since I last updated this post on the Eucharist, I’ve discovered that Google likes posts that are at least 1,200 words in length. As a result I’m going through a lot of my old posts to see if I can find ways to reach that baseline number. Some of them have been quite easy as … Read more

Le Garage Cafe – Provencher Avenue

Le Garage Burger Bacon and Bleu

Le Garage Cafe is my second, third wave, lockdown post. A couple of days ago I did a revisit of King’s Head Pub. This time around it’s Le Garage, a place I first paid a visit to, almost 8 and a half year’s ago. Like the King’s Head post, this one is based on a … Read more

Common Eating – Old and New Testament

olive oil

This is another one of the sections that I’ve been giving a great deal of thought as to how I would like to present it.  In the regular type face sections below you will see that while I put some emphasis on the stories of the Old and New Testament, there was not necessarily a … Read more