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chicken Restaurants Reviews and Such

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…

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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.…

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Reviews and Such Restaurants

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…

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Reviews and Such Restaurants

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…

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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…

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Community Fall Suppers Food

Farewell Lunch and Fall Supper

Yesterday marked the middle Sunday of my vacation. Normally, while on vacation I wouldn’t attend one of churches that I serve at However, yesterday was an exception as it marked the final service for Rev. Canon Henry Falconer, before he retires. There was an official send-off earlier this month that I wasn’t able to attend…

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Reading Round Ups

August Reading Round Up

August Reading Round UpMy reading for August includes a little bit of history and a whole lot of mystery. A couple of the mysteries, are food related. One of the others features the first work by a now long established writer, and the final book on the list is by my favourite detective fiction writer…

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Reviews and Such chicken Filipino Restaurants

Jollibee – Northgate Shopping Centre

It’s been around a year since the first location for Jollibee, the iconic Filipino fast food restaurant, opened in Winnipeg. I was invited to the opening, and it turned out I couldn’t go. Missing the opening didn’t turn out all that badly, as the reason for missing was one of things that led to the…

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Reviews and Such Coffee Shops Restaurants

Have a Nice Day – Goodwill Social

Have a Nice day is now closed, and has been replaced by Khao house.  Last month I read that The Goodwill Social Club was going to make changes to it’s food service. I stop in every so often for coffee and have had the pizza on occasion as well. About a week and a half…