Silver Heights Restaurant + Lounge

I’m back with another St. James restaurant. This time it’s Silver Heights Restaurant. Silver Heights Restaurant & Lounge is a family steakhouse located on Portage Avenue. A couple of things about this place caught my eye as I was traveling in St. James over the last little while. The first is that the restaurant has a …

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Mr Mikes Steakhouse Casual

Early last week, Susie Erjavec Parker sent an email about an upcoming upcoming social media event at Mr. Mikes Steakhouse Casual. I hadn’t heard of Mr. Mikes, but I’m always up for an sort of blogger event, and the fact that their grand opening had been posted in the Manitoba Food Bloggers Facebook group made me …

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Vicky’s Diner – Albert Street

Vicky's diner sign

Not long ago I reviewed the new location of the White Star Diner. I noticed that the old Albert Street location had been filled by a new restaurant signed as Vicky’s. Vicky’s is now closed and has been replaced by Danook Syrian Restaurant.  I heard that it was a new burger type joint, but let …

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A & W – Pembina @ Plaza

A & W Root Beer

For several years I lived just off Pembina and McGillivray. At the time I was a member at St. Vital EMC located originally at St. Mary’s and Bishop Grandin, then at Burland School. Being on the other side of the river, bus travel was a little tricky at times. However, the 16 route or the …

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Harveys – 600 Portage Avenue

My previous post I wrote about Nuburger, a gourmet burger shop here in Winnipeg. Shortly after I was walking down Portage Avenue deciding where I would like lunch, and it suddenly occurred to me that I should give Harveys another try. My first visit to Harveys had not overwhelmed me. I had heard that their …

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