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Fried Chicken Fest – Final Wrap

Welcome to my third and final post for Fried Chicken Fest. You can find the first post here, and the second post here. There is also a trend going on here. The first post featured three dinners, the second, four, and this one, give. Good thing the festival is over, or I would soon be eating dozens of fried chicken meals every day. In addition to the five places I tried over the last three days, I will give my…Continue readingFried Chicken Fest – Final Wrap

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Restaurants Reviews and Such

Chaeban Ice Cream – From Cow to Cone

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 had been invited by the Chaeban social media coordinator Kristi Nikkel. It was a chance to learn a little about the ice cream store’s story.…Continue readingChaeban Ice Cream – From Cow to Cone

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Scout – Kid-Friendly Coffee Space

Coffee shops are great gathering places. They’re great for getting together for planning meetings, for small group idea sharing, or just for having some time to spent with a good friend or two. Unfortunately, most of them aren’t designed with children in mind. Scout Coffee + Tea on Portage Avenue has just changed all that. Now, let me start of by saying, that in my experience, places such as Fools and Horses, Thom Bargen, Parlour, Strong Badger, and others are…Continue readingScout – Kid-Friendly Coffee Space

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Oh Doughnuts – Broadway

A year and a bit after their opening, Oh Doughnuts are not only available at their in store location but at a variety of coffee shops and restaurants around Winnipeg My walk to work just got more fattening. Oh Doughnuts has just opened up on Broadway. This is the opening I’ve been waiting for ever since owner Amanda Kinden decided to move from supplying coffee shops with doughnuts and open her own storefront location. I’ve been a fan of her…Continue readingOh Doughnuts – Broadway

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Bronuts, Exchange District

Bronuts taking part in an emerging trend.  One of the biggest trends in dining out is taking simple fare and, to use a popular Masterchef phrase, elevating it. It’s happened with Poutine, and even with Tater Tots. In some places toast is the latest thing to receive such treatment. So, it’s not surprising that Donuts or Doughnuts, if you insist, are going upscale. Not too many months ago, Oh Doughnuts started appearing on the scene. Then Bronuts opened up. Located…Continue readingBronuts, Exchange District