Daanook Syrian Restaurant – Exchange

Daanook Baklawa

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 …

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Ghost Pepper McChicken Spiceless Face

I recently stopped for a Ghost Pepper McChicken from McDonalds. After seeing their most recent Spice Face commercials, I thought I would give one a try. The last time I tried a new McDonalds product was when they introduced their poutine. It was a disappointment. I paid a visit to the McDonalds on the corner …

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Wienerpeg Hot Dogs – The Forks

Wienerpeg signaller

Two Saturdays ago, someone at The Forks location of Fools and Horses asked me if I was going to the grand opening of Wienerpeg. I didn’t know about the opening of this new kiosk. It is taking the place of Skinner’s a hot dog kiosk that had been at The Forks for 30 years. I …

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Ivan’s Kitchen – Logan Avenue

Ivan’s Kitchen is a combination Filipino restaurant and burger joint. It’s located on Logan Avenue, just west of Sherbrook street. I first noticed Ivan’s Kitchen when they popped up in the Manitoba Food Bloggers group on Facebook. I’ve enjoyed Filipino first since I first discovered Jeepney, and am always on the lookout for new Filipino …

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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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Petes Place Family Restaurant

This is a review that is about twenty months in the making. Petes Place has been on a journey during that time, as have I in trying to review it. Normally, I make two visits to a restaurant to try and get a feel for the menu. With Pete’s Place, I’ve ended up making five. …

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Browns Socialhouse Portage Avenue

Browns Socialhouse describes itself as an upscale casual dining restaurant. It’s a largely western Canada chain. According to their website there is one location in Ontario. Browns Socialhouse Hours Monday-Friday 11am – 12am Saturday – Sunday 10am – 12am Brunch served weekends and holidays from 10am – 2pm Browns is also wheelchair accessible. By and …

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BBK Barbeque Trailer

BBK parfait

I mentioned in my post on the Red Lake Coffee Co Truck, that on Canada Day, I had also eaten at BBK Barbeque trailer and that I’d include a review of that trailer shortly. BBK has been around for quite a few years now. It’s more of an event trailer than a street truck, so …

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