Alycia’s – Royal Albert Arms

Alycia’s is a Ukrainian-Canadian restaurant that has been wandering in search of a home for the last few years. Opened in Winnipeg’s North End in 1971 by Marion Staff. It closed in 2011 shortly after Staff’s death. It reopened in Gimli in 2016, run by Staff’s grandson, Aaron Blanchard. Last year, Blanchard’s mother-in-law, Coleen Swifte, …

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Christ the King – Fall Supper

Christ the King Turkey

Last night I made it out to Christ the King Catholic Church for my first fall supper of the year. It was part of a big food day, as my lunch for the day involved taking part in our Fall BBQ at St. Philip’s. With various bits of running around and visiting I didn’t really …

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Holy Eucharist Fall Supper

Despite diligently listing as many Winnipeg Fall Suppers as I can, I hadn’t attended any of them until yesterday. However I finally managed to enjoy one yesterday afternoon. I traveled up to the Holy Eucharist Fall Supper on Monroe at Watt Street. This is the second fall supper that Holy Eucharist hosts. Each year they …

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Ukrainian Comfort Food – Estellia’s

Last weekend was ManyFest. This year the weekend was a busy one for me. As a result I didn’t get to take much of the festival in. Of course, I visited some trucks for Food Truck Wars, as I do most years.  Although I tried several dishes, Estellia’s Ukrainian Comfort Food was the only truck …

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Better than Baba’s

The menu for Better than Baba’s focuses on perogies and other Ukranian comfort foods such as cabbage rolls and borscht. It’s menu is similar to that of Baba’s Tall Grass Pantry, at The Forks. Given that my day was split up around the lunch hour, I decide I would make two visits. Yes, I ate …

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Extreme Fries(Lunchbox) – Review

A while back I had written a review of the Sis n Me truck.  This is an old style food truck that was operating on the north side of Broadway down by the Law Courts building.  After being there for most of the summer, I noticed recently it had disappeared.  However, the space didn’t stay …

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