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Lake of the Woods Brewing Co 242 Hargrave St

Lake of the Woods Brewing Co, on the main floor of the Hargrave Street Market is one of those places that has become a bit of a hangout for me. While I’m always on the lookout for new, and different spots to eat and drink, I always appreciate a place that can become a second home. When I look for a place that I will want to visit regularly there are two things that I look for. The first is…Continue readingLake of the Woods Brewing Co 242 Hargrave St

Reviews and Such Restaurants

Elephant and Castle

This is my second go round at Elephant and Castle. Yesterday I revisited Yellow Dog Tavern, and I decided to give another pub a try last night. My initial review, which is underneath this one, occurred just after they went through a major renovation. They may have made some changes since then(2015), but it feels pretty much the same. I found a table for for two in an area without many customers. I had in mind that I would order…Continue readingElephant and Castle

Food Restaurants

Winnipeg Trolley Company Ale Trail

Friday night I took a little hometown tour. It’s called the Ale Trail tour, and it’s run by the Winnipeg Trolley Company. I was one of several social media and tourist type people who had been invited. My connection to the company is that Ben Gillies, the owner of the Winnipeg Trolley Company is also majority owner of Fools and Horses, my favourite coffee shop. I’d asked him about the trollies a couple of months ago, and he told me…Continue readingWinnipeg Trolley Company Ale Trail


Chipotle Porter Brewing – Brew School

Last Saturday I did something completely new for me. I began my first attempt to brew my own beer(a Chipotle Porter). The event was called Brew School, and the feature of this event, was brewing stouts and porters. The Brew School is one of the projects of Savour Winnipeg. Savour Winnipeg is all about D-I-Y food and beverage production. Savour Winnipeg is the same group that I went with last year when I tried to learn a little bit about…Continue readingChipotle Porter Brewing – Brew School

Restaurants Reviews and Such

Browns Socialhouse Portage Avenue

Browns Socialhouse describes itself as an upscale casual dining restaurant. It’s a largely western Canada chain. According to their website there is one location in Ontario. Browns Socialhouse Hours Monday-Friday 11am – 12amSaturday – Sunday 10am – 12amBrunch served weekends and holidays from 10am – 2pmBrowns is also wheelchair accessible.By and large it’s a glorified sports bar. Sort of like Underdogs, but with better furniture. That is to say there are TVs all over the place including a giant screen…Continue readingBrowns Socialhouse Portage Avenue