Kyu Grill – Street Cart

Yesterday, ManyFest announced it’s initial line-up for September’s Food Truck Wars. Looking through the list, a couple of names stood out. The first was the Walleye Wagon. Which I had visited and not yet written about, and Kyu Grill, which I had visited for the first time earlier in the day. Since I had already …

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Clay Oven – Hydro Building

Today is another post of the restaurant replacing a restaurant variety. This one is for The Clay Oven in the Hydro Building. The Clay Oven is like the Sherbrook Street Deli, in that I never visited the first restaurant, Fresh Cafe, that occupied the space. I visited the Kenaston location when we celebrated my mom’s …

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Elephant and Castle

Elephant & Castle soup

Over the last several years, the downtown of Winnipeg has slowly been changing. From a food perspective you notice this from a number of new restaurants such as Sana Soup House. You also notice it from the way some older restaurants update themselves. True there are some like Ming Court that will probably never change.* However, …

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Cafe Asante, Winnipeg Square

A few days before Christmas I had a fall. It was on one of those really icy days, and as I stepped out of my apartment building my feet went out from under and I bounced down three steps, badly bruising my tail bone. One result of this is that I have been doing more …

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Thai Express – Portage Place

A few months ago, I asked a question in the Manitoba Food Bloggers Facebook group. What is your favourite food court restaurant. I got a variety of answers. Oddly, I can’t remember what my own answer to the question was. All I know is that it has changed. Back then it likely would have been …

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Little Maria’s, Edmonton Street

Little Maria's Porchetta

Little Maria’s is now closed. There is a new restaurant there, called This Little Place, and from what I gather the menu is very similar to the old menu at Little Maria’sIt’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve posted. My schedule has been very full and I haven’t found many new places. Yesterday, though …

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SANA SoupHouse Graham Avenue

It’s almost six years since I first wrote about SANA Souphouse. I’ve been a couple of times since, and decided to stop in for lunch today. The first thing I notice as I enter is that certain items such as the old oven, are no longer there. This gives the room a more open feeling. …

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Bodegoes – City Place Downstairs

NB: The Bodegoes location in the Exchange is has found a new location. This location, in City Place, is still open and going strong. Bodegoes is the former Line-up and there is  a sign just outside the restaurant explaining why the owners chose to make the name change, as well as on their website.  This …

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