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Restaurants Reviews and Such

2022 Fried Chicken Fest is Here

Once again it’s time for Fried Chicken Fest. Like last year, the 2022 version will be affected by Covid lockdowns. That didn’t stop me from enjoying it last year, and it won’t stop me from enjoying it this year. In 2021 I visited a dozen different places to tried their Fried Chicken offerings. You can…

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Food Community theology

Pancakes, Pancakes, Pancakes.

It’s just about that time of year again. Tuesday, February 25th, is Shrove Tuesday, otherwise known as Pancake Day. As I have done in the past with my Fall Suppers posts, I am creating a list of the places serving pancakes in the upcoming couple of weeks or so. One difference between this and the…

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Restaurants Reviews and Such

La Roca – Mediocre Mexican Meals

La Roca, is a Mexican restaurant located on Smith Street in downtown Winnipeg. It’s the site of what was most recently Gio’s, Winnipeg’s most prominent gay club. Before that there was a restaurant called The Storm, and a couple of others before that. Recently they had some late night trouble, but other than a quick…

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Restaurants

Family Reunion – Mom’s 90th Birthday.

This Labour Day long weekend was family reunion time. The occasion being my mother’s 90th birthday. As I say in my about page, I’m the youngest of six boys. We’re spread all over western Canada, with one brother living in Houston, TX. This family reunion was our first in ten years. That time it was…

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Restaurants Reviews and Such

Garwood Grill – Pembina Highway

Garwood Grill is a family style restaurant located on Pembina Highway just a few blocks south of Winnipeg’s famed Confusion Corner. The Garwood Grill is one of those restaurants that is something of an institution. Once again however, it’s one of those institutions that until recently I’ve managed to avoid visiting. This despite the fact…

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Reviews and Such Korean Restaurants

Newcastle Restaurant – Main Street

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how I had made a trip along North Main, and used the opportunity to check in to some of the restaurants along the way. Newcastle restaurant

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Restaurants Reviews and Such

DeliBrazil Cafe – Sargent Avenue

A few months ago, somebody posted in the Manitoba Food Bloggers group on Facebook, wondering if anyone had heard of a Brazilian restaurant opening up on Sargent Avenue. I hadn’t but I said I would look into it. I wandered down the street and discovered that there was a place called DeliBrazil Cafe that was…

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Common Eating Community

Clergy Conference – Southport, Manitoba

The last few days I was out in Southport, Manitoba, attending our annual Anglican-Lutheran Clergy Conference. A little history. Almost 20 years ago, the Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, signed the Waterloo Declaration. You can read about it by following the link, but over time one result of this…

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Restaurants Reviews and Such

Mercatino- Upmarket Digs, Downmarket Food

Mercatino is the new restaurant that is open underground at 201 Portage Avenue. It’s part of their renovation and creation of a conference center in the basement.Over the years I’ve gone through the underground at Portage and Main, hundreds if not thousands of time. I’ve also eaten many times at the various restaurants and food…