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Restaurants Reviews and Such

Joe Black Coffee Bar

Joe Black Coffee Bar, located on Portage Avenue, just across from the entrance to Assiniboine Park, is one of those places that I have visited several times over the years without ever reviewing. It’s right at a bus stop, and a place to get away from the crowds when park traffic is really busy. I’ve been trying to get out and review some more restaurants in the St. James neighbourhood, and so finally decided to visit with the intent to…Continue readingJoe Black Coffee Bar

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Reviews and Such Folklorama

Cuban, Portugal Folklorama Tour

A couple of days ago I visited the Africa and India pavilions. Yesterday as I continued on my Folklorama journey, I decided to see the world without leaving downtown. I began my evening at the Cuban Pavilion in the Convention Centre. I got even closer to home with my second stop. This was the Portugal Pavilion just off Notre Dame, not all that far from where I live.[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxJ2R09xWUE] Cuban Pavilion Cultural Display Arriving at the Cuban Pavilion, I was greeted by…Continue readingCuban, Portugal Folklorama Tour

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Reviews and Such Folklorama

Woven Together – Folklorama

Woven together is the theme for Folklorama together. As I went out on my tour today I kept that thought in mind. I visited two pavilions again today. The first was Casa Do Minho, the Portuguese pavilion on Wall Street. The second was the Scandinavian pavilion, a couple of blocks away on Erin. The two pavilions are quite different, but each in it’s own way embodies the woven together idea. Woven Together at Casa do Minho Casa do Minho represents a…Continue readingWoven Together – Folklorama