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Gaberniks – Winnipeg Square

It’s time for another revisit post, and this time around it’s Gaberniks in Winnipeg Square. My original post was in 2015, so seven years later seems like a good time for an update. I noticed, when reading through my original review, found below, that I hadn’t really said much about the café itself. Located in the basement of the RBC building at Portage and Main, the service area is set off in the corner of an area that serves as…Continue readingGaberniks – Winnipeg Square

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Restaurants Reviews and Such

OEB Breakfast Co 300 Main

OEB Breakfast Co is a Canadian chain of breakfast/brunch restaurants. Originating in Calgary they have spread mainly across Western Canada. With a Toronto location and a couple south of the border. When I first heard that OEB was going to be part of 300 Main, I was somewhat skeptical. I figured we might be getting something along the lines of Mercatino, which I felt was more about style than substance. Fortunately, OEB really delivers the goods. I’ve made several visits…Continue readingOEB Breakfast Co 300 Main

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Fringe and other Theatre Reviews and Such

Melanie Gall – A Toast to Prohibition

The Winnipeg Fringe Festival has returned to live audience performances for 2022. This also means the return of Melanie Gall, with a new Fringe Show. I last saw Melanie live at the Fringe in 2019. Before I go any further here is the link to purchase tickets to the show, along with the link to Melanie’s show for kids. A Toast to Prohibition From Melanie A Toast to Prohibition occurs during the last hour of prohibition. Our host operates the Tipsy…Continue readingMelanie Gall – A Toast to Prohibition

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Restaurants Reviews and Such

Jennifer’s Restaurant 7 Sisters, MB

Last month I paid a visit to Jennifer’s Restaurant in Seven Sisters. This was an unusual visit, in that it is only the second time in just about 10 years, that I have dined outside of Winnipeg. By that, I mean places that I couldn’t reach by Winnipeg Transit. The occasion for the visit to Jennifer’s Restaurant was our annual clergy conference. We were meeting at Wilderness Edge Conference Centre in Pinawa.  Jennifer’s Restaurant for Supper  If you are familiar…Continue readingJennifer’s Restaurant 7 Sisters, MB

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Food local products

Shrugging Doctor Loaf and Honey

Last night I went to a wine and cheese event at The Shrugging Doctor. The event was a joint effort between The Shrugging Doctor and Loaf and Honey cheese.Continue readingShrugging Doctor Loaf and Honey

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Restaurants Reviews and Such

Stoneworks Bistro 360 Main Street

Stoneworks Bistro is a new restaurant opened up in the Shops of Winnipeg Square. It’s located in the spot that once belonged to Pizza Hotline. Stoneworks Bistro offers a variety of soups, sandwiches, a daily special, and some sweet treats. I first heard about Stoneworks Bistro from Brian Gilchrist. I got to know Brian when I was a ministry student at St. Paul Fort-Garry Anglican Church. Like most people I know, I haven’t seen Brian for several years. We do…Continue readingStoneworks Bistro 360 Main Street