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Reading Round Ups

August 2019 Reading Round Up

My August 2019 Reading Round Up is quite a short one. Only three books on the list today. I’ve got a couple of other books that I plan to write separate reviews for. This month is a couple of mysteries, and one food biography. January 2019. February 2019, March Fiction 2019, March Non-Fiction 2019, April 2019, May 2019, June 2019, July 2019 August 2019 Reviews   Taking the Fifth – J. A. Jance When I first started reading crime fiction,…Continue readingAugust 2019 Reading Round Up

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Reviews and Such Restaurants

Amsterdam Tea Room – Exchange

The Amsterdam Tea Room, located in Winnipeg’s Exchange district, is one of those places that I’ve actually visited several times, without ever getting around to write a review. The cafe is located in a store front that for many years housed the Winnipeg Folk Festival’s record store. Amsterdam tea room has been open for just shy of three years. Originally it was only selling tea, and as the link article explains, only bulk tea, not to drink. However, over the…Continue readingAmsterdam Tea Room – Exchange

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Food

Ordination Anniversary Celebration

Last year on Saint Andrew’s day I celebrated the day and my ordination anniversary with a variety of Scottish food and beverages. This year is a milestone year, as yesterday marked 10 years of ordained ministry. Ordination Anniversary Planning Given that I thought I try and do something a little special and celebrate the day with some good single malt, among other things. In preparation for the day, I posted in the Manitoba’s Bartenders Guild group on Facebook. This a…Continue readingOrdination Anniversary Celebration

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Restaurants Reviews and Such

Tipsy Cow with Le Burger Week Side

The Tipsy Cow is one of the newest entrants into the Winnipeg restaurant market. Located at 285 Portage Avenue, it’s the third restaurant to occupy that space in the last five years. I visited the space when it was La Bamba, but didn’t make it there when it was The Planit. However, it is close at hand to Holy Trinity, and so needing a place that was close at hand the other day, I decided to give The Tipsy Cow…Continue readingTipsy Cow with Le Burger Week Side

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Reviews and Such Restaurants

Peg Beer Co Burgers, Beer

Sadly, Peg Beer Company has gone out of business. My first trip for Le Burger Week took me to Deer + Almond. I thoroughly enjoyed that trip. So, for my second trip I wandered into the East Exchange to pay a visit to Peg Beer Co. This of course means trying to navigate my through the City of Winnipeg’s Construction Obstacle course. I swear the city must have someone whose job it is to look for promising new businesses opening…Continue readingPeg Beer Co Burgers, Beer