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Restaurants Reviews and Such

Café Dario 1390 Erin Street: A Best Meal

Café Dario re-opened last night. Initially, Café Dario will be open from 5-11 pm Fridays to Sundays. I caught wind of it through the Loaf and Honey Facebook page (more about them later in the review). I booked my reservation online, and ended up as the first customer through the door yesterday evening. Normally I…

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Coffee Shops Restaurants Reviews and Such

Harrisons Coffeehouses, Coffee Roaster

Harrisons Coffeehouses and Coffee Roaster is a newish entry into the Winnipeg coffee scene. There are three locations in the city. One at The Forks, one on Waterfront Drive, and one at the Outlet Collection. My visits have all been to The Forks location. In addition to the three coffeehouses, they also have a roastery…

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Books Reviews and Such

Holy Grounds – Tim Schenk

Tim Schenk’s Holy Grounds contains three of my favourite topics. Coffee, History, and Theology. If you are not familiar with the author, he is the creator of Lent Madness, an annual parody of March Madness that offers opportunities to learn about the lives of saints. I know about him, because we are mutuals on Twitter.…

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Reviews and Such Restaurants

Fête Ice Cream & Coffee – Assiniboine Avenue

Fête is a new ice cream shop in Winnipeg, located on the main floor of a recently built high rise, just a couple of blocks west of The Forks.  Fête* opened in winter, because Winnipeg is a winter city. The reason Winnipeg is Slurpee Capital of the World, is because people buy them at +35C…

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Reviews and Such Restaurants Shawarma

The Good Lands Cafe – Sargent Avenue

The Good Lands Cafe, is a new cafe with vegetarian/vegan fare, located on Sargent Avenue. It’s in the building that used to house the Strong Badger Coffee House. I was a big fan of the Strong Badger. I am becoming a big fan of the Good Lands Cafe. *In keeping with Covid-19 regulations, The Good…

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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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Reviews and Such Restaurants

Munch It Pastry Shop – Goulet Street

Munch it Pastry Shop and Fortify Foods are two new cafes that have moved into the Marion-Goulet area not far from St. Philip’s. Munch It is located in the Dominion Centre shopping Mall, and Fortify Foods is attached to the Fortify wellness Centre in the old pharmacy building at the corner of Marion and Taché.…

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Fall Suppers Common Eating

Southlands Salvation Army Fall Supper

Every year I list fall suppers. This year I added a second list. This year I managed to visit six different fall suppers in Winnipeg. Next year I may have to branch out and visit some of the rural ones. That would require me finding a driver. Last night’s fall supper at the Southlands Community…

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Restaurants

Roughage Eatery – Sherbrook Street

Roughage Eatery is a new, vegan restaurant located on Sherbrook Street in the house that used to be the home of Khao House. If you read the blog you know I am not a vegan. However, I try and keep on top of the movements within dining out. Plus. there is no reason that if…