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Vicky’s Diner – Albert Street

Not long ago I reviewed the new location of the White Star Diner. I noticed that the old Albert Street location had been filled by a new restaurant signed as Vicky’s. Vicky’s is now closed and has been replaced by Danook Syrian Restaurant.  I heard that it was a new burger type joint, but let…

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White Star Diner – Kennedy Street

For many years the White Star Diner was a mainstay of Winnipeg’s Exchange District. The diner was a little hole in the wall on Albert Street. It was mainly a takeout joint, with a limited number of seats. I had only been on one occasion and that hadn’t been enough to convince me to go back.…

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Tom Yum Thai – Sherbrook Street

Tom Yum Thai is one of those restaurants I’ve often passed, but never entered. As a bus rider, I find that getting to North of Portage, from where I live in the West End, back to North of Portage on Main is often as a trip, as convoluted as this sentence. As a result, I…

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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…

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Yellow Dog Tavern

Winnipeg has a few good pubs and taverns around. The King’s Head is probably the best known. There’s Maw’s Garage, Brogue and there are also several Tavern United locations around town. I’m sure there are more small places that I don’t know about. One place that’s in the heart of downtown that fits the bill, is…

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Across the Board Game Cafe

Since I originally wrote about Across the Board, they have changed location. They are now located on Main Street on the first floor of the McKim Building. I have been since the move, and I find the food and service to be every bit as good as it was in the original location. I’m interrupting my…