Santa Lucia Pizza – St. Mary’s Road

Santa Lucia Patio

It’s been a few years since I last visited Santa Lucia, but yesterday I was looking for something close to St. Philip’s that would be quick. To my surprise, when I got there, the place was quite full even though it was only 5:45 pm. However, I was able to get a table in the …

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The Fyxx – Espresso Bar

The Fyxx Greek Salad

Winnipeg’s coffee scene has changed quite a bit over the last few years. However, it’s not that long ago that there wasn’t much beyond the chains when it came to coffee choices in the town. Late night coffee and dessert choices seemed to be limited mainly to Osborne Village and the odd place here and …

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Rodos Greek-French Eatery

Rodo's baklava

I find my schedule takes me in and through downtown on a regular basis. This means I can often make short detours on my trips to visit various restaurants in the area. The last couple of weeks I took the time and paid a couple of visits to Rodo’s French and Greek Eatery In Winnipeg …

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Pizza Hotline Vs Za Bistro

Za Pizza Bistro vs Pizza Hotline spicy

A couple of weeks ago, after publishing posts on Nuburger, and Harvey’s, Cory Boehm, a friend and fellow food lover, asked if I had tried either of the new downtown pizza restaurants, Za Bistro, and Pizza Hotline. He said he had been having a conversation with a couple of his friends, and that since both …

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Juniors – Saint Marys Road

Here’s another one of those apostrophied restaurants, this time on an an apostrophied street. Juniors has three locations in Winnipeg, serving a classic burger and fries type menu along with some Greek specialties. I visited the location at St. Mary’s and Fermor. I made my first stop at Juniors, because I had been down at …

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Helios – Saint Mary’s Road

Chicken dinner from Helios

December 26, 2019 Update Christmas Day this year was one where there were no family events going on(we are dinner, etc., today). By the time I finish the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services, I’m not really up for preparing any food. I looked and noticed that Helios, a family Greek diner, not far from …

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Johnny’s Marion Street

When I started working at St. Philip’s I also started to explore the neighbourhood restaurants. One of the first was the Marion Street Eatery. At the time I noticed there were a couple of other restaurants. Dairy Wip and Johnny’s, close by. I made a mental note of this, but unfortunately  my memory isn’t what it …

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Opa Souvlaki – Kenaston Common

May 19, 2019 Opa Souvlaki updateThere’s a new Opa Sovlaki location in town. This one is one Portage Avenue, across the street from the University of Winnipeg. It’s in one of the old U of W buildings. I can’t remember what department it housed most recently, but if you go back far enough in it’s …

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