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Books Reviews and Such

Black Smoke by Adrian Miller – Review

Black Smoke:  African Americans and the United States of Barbecue, is the latest book from Adrian Miller, a former political policy adviser and current food writer and historian. Black Smoke details the role of black cooks and chefs in the development of barbecue, and how as barbecue has become a more global phenomenon, white chefs, businesses, and…

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Reviews and Such Mobile Food

Habanero Sombrero – Fire on Broadway

Habanero Sombrero has gone off-Broadway. Over the winter the owners announced that they were closing down their truck. Since then they have reopened inside The Forks Market. The Forks location is in the Food Hall in the Common. The space was formerly occupied by Kyu Grill.  Why they left, I do not know. However their…

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Restaurants

Chiu’s Restaurant – Tache Avenue

Chiu’s restaurant is a Chinese-Canadian restaurant located in the Family Medical Centre, just across Tache Avenue from St. Boniface Hospital. I first visited around five years ago, around the same time as I tried Pastrami & Things. At the time Chiu’s was going through some changes. I can’t remember if it was new owners, new…