Modern Electric Lunch – 232 Main Street


Modern Electric Lunch, is a new coffee shop, located in the Fortune building on South Main Street. Modern Electric Lunch derives it’s name from an earlier tenant in that building. I suggest you check out the West End Dumplings block to read more about the previous incarnations.  West End Dumplings is a great blog to …

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Cafeaze International Coffees, Cookies, More

breakfast sandwich

As Winnipeg continues to open up during our Coronavirus Pandemic, I’m featuring another place I visited a little while before lockdown. Cafeaze International Coffees, Cookies, & More is located on Portage Avenue, just across from the University of Winnipeg. Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm               …

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Pastry Castle – Edmonton Street

Pastry Castle Torte

A couple of months ago, I was walking down Edmonton Street, and noticed that the storefront next door to the Magic Room had brown paper up on the windows and that there writing suggesting that the Pastry Castle would be opening soon. After I posted a picture of this, I discovered that it was a …

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More Crime and Cuisine

Carvalho cover

I’m taking a bit of a break from the series I just started, to do an addition to another topic that I beg a while ago. A couple of months ago, i wrote a post on some of my favourite fictional detective figures where food plays a significant roles in either the stories or character …

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Advent Potluck & Church Dinners

Church meals are of great interest to me. I think they are one of the most important activities a church community can engage in. I’m fortunate that I’m part of two groups that regularly feature a meal as part of their gathering time. As well, St. Philip’s. where I’m incumbent has weekly coffee time along …

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Saint Ignatius Fall Fish Fry

Saint Ignatius Knights of Columbus place mats

Each year as I compile my Fall Suppers list, I’m always on the lookout for new suppers to add. Since the season runs until about the middle of November, I keep up the search well after I’ve originally posted. This year one of the new dinners that I came upon was the Fall Fish Fry …

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