Bar Burrito, Bayleaf Bistro, Kai Pho

Bar Burrito, Bayleaf Bistro, and Kai Pho are the three latest editions to the second floor food court at CityPlace. They are all recent replacements. Bar Burrito Fresh Mexican Grill replaced LIttle Bangkok Thai. Bayleaf Bistro replaced Shawarma Fusion, and Kai Pho replaced Meltwich. Both Little Bangkok Thai and Shawarma Fusion are covered under my …

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Garry Street Coffee, Human Bean Coffee + Tea

Garry Street Coffee Scone

Downtown Winnipeg has recently seen the opening of two new coffee shops. Or to be more precise, one new coffee shop, and an old coffee shop that has relocated. The new shop is Garry Street Coffee, located at 333 Garry Street, and the relocated shop is Human Bean Coffee & Tea, which after leaving both …

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Little Bangkok Thai, Shawarma Fusion

LIttle Bangkok Thai combo

Little Bangkok Thai has since closed, this was quite a disappointment. It’s place has been taken by a burrito bowl restaurant that I have yet to visit. Shawarma Fusion has also closed. Cityplace Food Court Hours tend to vary slightly from the regular Cityplace hours, but most food court places are open from about 11 …

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Greenish Cafe – Downtown Skywalk System

Greenish Cafe salad

The rainy weather over the last few weeks has forced me inside more on the occasions that I am out walking. When I’m downtown this means traveling through the Skywalk system. Roughly halfway between Cityplace and Portage Place, lies Greenish Cafe, a Sushi and Salad place. There has been a sushi restaurant there for quite a …

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PegCity Poutinerie – CityPlace

Butter Chicken Poutine from PegCity Poutinerie

PegCity Poutinerie is the newest tenant in the CityPlace food court. This is the third new restaurant to open their in the last few months. The first two were, in my books, a hit, (Za Pizza), and more of a miss, Meltwich. PegCity Poutinerie definitely falls into the hit category. It also got me thinking, …

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Pizza Hotline Vs Za Bistro

Za Pizza Bistro vs Pizza Hotline spicy

A couple of weeks ago, after publishing posts on Nuburger, and Harvey’s, Cory Boehm, a friend and fellow food lover, asked if I had tried either of the new downtown pizza restaurants, Za Bistro, and Pizza Hotline. He said he had been having a conversation with a couple of his friends, and that since both …

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Sushi June – City Place Food Court

Sushi June Spicy Chicken BItes.

Once again the colder weather has settled into Winnipeg. This has me walking the skywalk system more frequently. As I’ve gone along, I notice that the City Place Food Court seems to be in flux. The overwhelming marketing klout of MacDonald’s and Tim Horton’s seems to be driving many of the smaller chains out, with …

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