Fête Ice Cream & Coffee – Assiniboine Avenue

Fête Ice cream containers

Fête is a new ice cream shop in Winnipeg, located on the main floor of a recently built high rise, just a couple of blocks west of The Forks.  Fête* opened in winter, because Winnipeg is a winter city. The reason Winnipeg is Slurpee Capital of the World, is because people buy them at +35C …

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Turkey Dinner at Holy Trinity Anglican

I’m in the middle of a busy food weekend. Friday night I went over to Bella Vista Restaurant. Ross Jeffers, who formerly owned Cafe 1958, is now in charge at Bella Vista. Friday was opening night for him, and I wanted to pop in for dinner. I’ll have a review after I’ve paid a couple …

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Fionn MacCool’s Grant Park Shopping Centre

Every so often I like to visit McNally Robinson’s Booksellers at Grant Park Shopping Centre. They have a quite lovely restaurant called Prairie Ink. I’ve been a couple of times in the past, but generally the line ups and wait times are longer than I’m willing to wait through. So, then I go and look …

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Chaeban Ice Cream – From Cow to Cone

Chaeban sign

Chaeban Ice Cream, open now in the spot where the old Banana Boat used to be has created quite a stir since it opened. Not the least was the audacity to open an ice cream story in the middle of the cold of a Winnipeg winter.Yesterday I attended a social media event to which I …

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Decadence Chocolates

Over the last few months as I’ve headed down Sherbrook, I’ve noticed signage for a new chocolate shop called Decadence Chocolates. Finally, in the last month or so, Decadence Chocolates opened. The first thing I noticed when I stepped in was the brightness of the location. The woods are light coloured and the walls are …

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