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Restaurants Reviews and Such

Mercadito Latino – Sargent Avenue

I’m no expert on authentic regional cuisine, but when I hear about a place that has a reputation for such, I like to give it a try. One such place is Mercadito Latino, an El Salvadoran restaurant on Sargent Avenue, not far from where I live. This is one of those places that I really should have visited much earlier than I did. However, I’m glad that I’ve since corrected that error.Walking in to the restaurant, you find a few…Continue readingMercadito Latino – Sargent Avenue

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Mobile Food Reviews and Such

Tamale Time – Salvadoran Food Truck

With the new year, there are once again new food trucks. As the food truck activity in Winnipeg increases, the truck themselves are covering a wider area of the city. This means I don’t always catch them when they are new. Tamale Time is one that I am aware of, because Wendy Elias-Gagnon posted about it shortly after it hit the streets. Wendy is El Salvadoran, so I figured if she’s liking what she sees I need to give it…Continue readingTamale Time – Salvadoran Food Truck

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La Fiesta Cafecito

Earlier this week we had the latest installment of our Why Cook Wednesday supper club.  Our last gathering was at the Noodle Express for Dim Sum. This month the theme was South American. Two of the regular attendees suggested La Fiesta Cafecito. I looked it up and knew that it would be close to the south end of the St. Anne’s bus route. Fortunately, the bus stops just by the side of the strip mall where the restaurant is located.La…Continue readingLa Fiesta Cafecito