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chicken Restaurants Reviews and Such

Dine in: My Final 3 Fried Chicken Fest Meals.

The past weekend marked the end of this year’s Fried Chicken. For my final 3 meals I did dine in for all of them. This is post number six: Here are links to the previous five. One, Two, Three, Four, and Five. I started off with Saturday lunch at the Smitty’s, Pembina and Grant. Then headed down to the Cibo Waterfront café, before a late Sunday lunch at The Wood Tavern wound up my Fried Chicken Fest meals. Also in…Continue readingDine in: My Final 3 Fried Chicken Fest Meals.

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Snow Way I am Chickening Out

This is post number 5 in this year’s Fried Chicken Fest series. This week involved trudging though snow, and three more restaurants. Two of my orders for this post were from places whose Fried Chicken Fest offering I had tried in previous years: The Tallest Poppy, and Little Goat Food & Drink. My third choice for this post is Fionn MacCool’s Grant Park. This last couple of days, I’ve tried getting to the restaurants, and the snow clearing efforts of…Continue readingSnow Way I am Chickening Out

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Filipino Restaurants Reviews and Such

Myrna’s Restaurant 833 Sargent Avenue

Myrna’s Restaurant I’m traveling a little west on Sargent Avenue for this month’s Taste the West End. I’ve been visiting Myrna’s. a Filipino restaurant that’s been part of this neighbourhood for a long time. I remember visiting not long after I moved into the West End, but it is only recently that I have returned. Myrna’s specializes in breakfast and lunch. Hours of operation are from 8-4 during the week, 7-4 Saturday, and 7-2 Sunday. Right from the start, Myrna’s…Continue readingMyrna’s Restaurant 833 Sargent Avenue

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Fried Chicken Fest – Weekend One

I’ve written before about LeBurgerWeek. A week dedicated to restaurants offering a new take on the classic burger. Last weekend marks the beginning of Fried Chicken Fest, a similar week with the focus on Fried Chicken. As with everything else over the last 10 months, Covid has put a bit of a crimp into the festivities. One of the hopes of the organizers, is that Fried Chicken Fest will provide a boost to a restaurant industry that is really struggling…Continue readingFried Chicken Fest – Weekend One

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Aladins Pizzeria – Shawarma Place

Aladins Pizzeria & Shawarma Place is a relatively new restaurant on Portage Avenue South, just west of Arlington Street. The space was once home to My Place – Pie Place, a specialty dessert cage. I visited there many years ago, but can‘t remember much about it. Hours: Sunday – Thursday:  11 am – 1 am Friday – Saturday:     11 am – 2 am Aladins for Late Lunch My first visit to Aladins was with my friend Graham. Up until…Continue readingAladins Pizzeria – Shawarma Place

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Reviews and Such chicken Restaurants

Mary Browns, Popeyes Chicken

Last year Winnipeg saw the arrival of two new chicken chains. Mary Browns Chicken’s & Taters, out of Virginia, via Newfoundland*, and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, out of Arabi, Louisiana. Being in the fast casual chicken business I figured that it might be interesting to review them in a compare and contrast style review.*I’ve since been informed that there has been a Mary Browns in the Transcona area of Winnipeg for a few years. I must admit that Popeyes had stayed…Continue readingMary Browns, Popeyes Chicken