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Les Saj Restaurant – 1038 St. James St.

My Les Saj review has been over two years in the making. It wasn’t meant to be, but after my first visit in 2018 it took me over three years to make it back. Granted, Covid had something to do with that, but it was so long there is no way I can trust my…

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Altanour Restaurant 587 Notre Dame Ave

I’ve been making a few restaurant visits, but need to catch up on my reviews. Here is one for Altanour Restaurant, a Lebanese-Turkish restaurant in my neck of the woods.  I’ve made a couple of visits to the restaurant, but this post will be based on my most recent. Mainly because most of the photos…

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Daanook Syrian Restaurant – Exchange

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 Good Lands Cafe – Sargent Avenue

The Good Lands Cafe, is a new cafe with vegetarian/vegan fare, located on Sargent Avenue. It’s in the building that used to house the Strong Badger Coffee House. I was a big fan of the Strong Badger. I am becoming a big fan of the Good Lands Cafe. *In keeping with Covid-19 regulations, The Good…

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Metropolitan Entertainment Centre

The Metropolitan Entertainment Centre, is an event centre and restaurant located in the heart of downtown sitting. It draws it’s name from the Metropolitan Theatre, a longtime landmark in downtown Winnipeg that closed in the late 1980s. It sat vacant for many years gathering dust and historical designations, but no tenants. Finally, in 2012 it…

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Yafa Cafe – Middle East Street Food

Yafa Cafe, is a Middle Eastern Street Food restaurant, located in the Saint James neighbourhood of Winnipeg. As regular readers of the blog know, I don’t drive. As a result, much of my reviewing of restaurants takes place in the downtown, and neighbouring areas. I do try, when life as a priest takes me out…