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Miss Browns – William Avenue

I first heard about Miss Browns from Kelly Janz. Kelly is one of the co-leaders of Transition WinnipegContinue readingMiss Browns – William Avenue

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Daanook Syrian Restaurant – Exchange

Daanook Syrian Restaurant is one I’ve been hearing about quite a bit lately. The family that owns it have been getting a fair bit of coverage in the local press.  When I finally got around to looking Daanook restaurant up, I discovered they were located in the space that once belonged to Vicky’s. Daanook Takeout The first time I placed an order. I opted for takeout. The restaurant is only a few blocks from Holy Trinity, so it made for…Continue readingDaanook Syrian Restaurant – Exchange

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Peasant Cookery

Despite my many times through the Exchange, I’ve never paid a visit to Peasant Cookery. Not only that, but when they participated in Taste of the Nation I somehow managed to overlook their booth as I made my way around the floor. Well, this week I finally corrected that. Last Friday I was down in the Exchange to take in the opening of DomEsthetica a show by my friend Gabrielle Funk at the new Lantern Gallery. I got to know Gabrielle…Continue readingPeasant Cookery

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Noodle Express – Dim Sum

A couple of weeks ago we had our most recent Why Cook Wednesday supper club dinner. We decided on Dim Sum at Noodle Express in Chinatown. I have to admit that this is a restaurant that I haven’t thought much about despite having popped in during past Fringe Festivals. I’ve also tended to shy away form Dim Sum, thinking it on the expensive side. I do though, enjoy the variety. I found out, after arriving that Noodle Express has a…Continue readingNoodle Express – Dim Sum

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Bronuts, Exchange District

Bronuts taking part in an emerging trend.  One of the biggest trends in dining out is taking simple fare and, to use a popular Masterchef phrase, elevating it. It’s happened with Poutine, and even with Tater Tots. In some places toast is the latest thing to receive such treatment. So, it’s not surprising that Donuts or Doughnuts, if you insist, are going upscale. Not too many months ago, Oh Doughnuts started appearing on the scene. Then Bronuts opened up. Located…Continue readingBronuts, Exchange District

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King + Bannatyne, Exchange

It seems every week there is a new take on retro dining in Winnipeg, Sherbrook Street Delicatessan offers a Winnipeg take on a classic New York Deli. Beet Happening mixes corner diner with fresh, local and organic. Preceding both of these restaurants in Winnipeg’s latest culinary renaissance is King + Bannatyne.King + Bannatyne advertises themselves as your corner sandwich shop. Appropriate as they are located on the corner of the streets for which they are named. Also, they do specialize…Continue readingKing + Bannatyne, Exchange