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Reviews and Such Restaurants

Ghost Pepper McChicken Spiceless Face

I recently stopped for a Ghost Pepper McChicken from McDonalds. After seeing their most recent Spice Face commercials, I thought I would give one a try. The last time I tried a new McDonalds product was when they introduced their poutine. It was a disappointment. I paid a visit to the McDonalds on the corner…

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Cafe Bella – Best Western Downtown

Cafe Bella is a hotel restaurant. It’s located in the Best Western on Hargrave street in downtown Winnipeg. As a general rule, hotel restaurants aren’t high on my list of places to visit. Generally, because they tend to be relatively expensive relative to quality. Although, sometimes a hotel has an independent restaurant such as the…

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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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Kay’s Delicatessen-William Avenue

Kay’s Delicatessen is a breakfast and lunch establishment situated on William Avenue just west of Winnipeg’s City Hall.Every so often, as priest, I find myself needing to pick up supplies for church. Sometimes it’s wine or wafers for the Eucharist. Sometimes it’s things such as palm crosses for Palm Sunday, and sometimes it’s simply picking…

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Reviews and Such Greek Restaurants

Juniors – Saint Marys Road

Here’s another one of those apostrophied restaurants, this time on an an apostrophied street. Juniors has three locations in Winnipeg, serving a classic burger and fries type menu along with some Greek specialties. I visited the location at St. Mary’s and Fermor. I made my first stop at Juniors, because I had been down at…

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Reviews and Such Books

Collingham – Taste of War

I love to buy books, but my budget is limited. As a result, when I visit a bookstore, my first instinct is to head to the discontinued, discounted book section. When it comes to food writing these sections tend to be crammed with diet and celebrity chef cookbooks. Neither of these particularly interest me. Once…