ManyFest Meanderings

Last week marked the annual return of ManyFest, Winnipeg’s big donwtown festival, highlighted by Winnipeg’s Food Truck Wars. This is the first year in a few that i haven’t really taken in much ot the festival. Usually I find it a good place and time to check out the food trucks I’ve heard about but haven’t …

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Strong Badger Coffeehouse

Earlier this week a friend of mine posted on Facebook that he had gone on vacation and come back to a new coffee shop at the end of the street. I looked at the picture and saw the name Strong Badger. I knew I needed to visit as soon as possible. I first encountered Brock …

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Oh Doughnuts – Broadway

A year and a bit after their opening, Oh Doughnuts are not only available at their in store location but at a variety of coffee shops and restaurants around Winnipeg My walk to work just got more fattening. Oh Doughnuts has just opened up on Broadway. This is the opening I’ve been waiting for ever …

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Forth Coffee – Dogwood Roaster

There’s a lot of buzz around the coffee scene in Winnipeg, and it’s not all caused by excess caffeine. Thom Bargen is soon to be part of a new space on Graham Avenue. Twist Cafe has new owners, and Nils Vik of Parlour and his partners are working with Dogwood Coffee to bring small batch roasting …

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Gift Ideas from the Local Food Scene

When I was younger it seemed that the only food gift baskets were the one’s from HIckory Farms. The only time you received anything local and gourmet was if you had friends who did home canning. Times have certainly changed. Winnipeg is now awash with companies that offer specialty food gifts. Last year I wrote about …

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Patio Proliferation Enlivens Downtown

The patio tour is one of three that I’ve done over the last few years. I’ve decided to take them and combine them all into one story.Tap In Tour Tour Time Returns If you read this blog fairly regularly you know that I’m a fan of Food Trucks. I enjoy being able to eat my meals …

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