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Filipino Restaurants Reviews and Such

Myrna’s Restaurant 833 Sargent Avenue

Myrna’s Restaurant I’m traveling a little west on Sargent Avenue for this month’s Taste the West End. I’ve been visiting Myrna’s. a Filipino restaurant that’s been part of this neighbourhood for a long time. I remember visiting not long after I moved into the West End, but it is only recently that I have returned. Myrna’s specializes in breakfast and lunch. Hours of operation are from 8-4 during the week, 7-4 Saturday, and 7-2 Sunday. Right from the start, Myrna’s…Continue readingMyrna’s Restaurant 833 Sargent Avenue

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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 would pay two visits before writing a review. Technically I have, because I went to Café Dario for a group dinner when a friend was…Continue readingCafé Dario 1390 Erin Street: A Best Meal

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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 at The Forks. One thing that has changed for me during the pandemic, is how infrequently I get to The Forks. Typically I would be…Continue readingHarrisons Coffeehouses, Coffee Roaster

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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. Holy Grounds or An Unholy Beverage The full title of Schenk’s book is Holy Grounds: The Surprising Connection between Coffee and Faith – From Dancing…Continue readingHoly Grounds – Tim Schenk

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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 and -35C. Check their website (linked below) for hours. For now they are open for pickup. *Fête also offers vegan ice treats, along with Gluten…Continue readingFête Ice Cream & Coffee – Assiniboine Avenue

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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 Lands is currently offering pickup/takeout only. Hours: Mon-Thurs 11-7 Saturday: 11-7 Friday and Sunday: Closed Much like Strong Badger, one of the big selling points…Continue readingThe Good Lands Cafe – Sargent Avenue