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Prairie Ink Restaurant McNally Robinson Booksellers

Prairie Ink Restaurant is the located inside the Grant Park location of McNally Robinson Booksellers. McNally is my new books, bookstore of choice. If you read any of my book reviews, the links to the books in them are links to McNally. For used books, I generally visit Bison Books. Prairie Ink falls into that…

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Modern Electric Lunch – 232 Main Street

Modern Electric Lunch, is a new coffee shop, located in the Fortune building on South Main Street. Modern Electric Lunch derives it’s name from an earlier tenant in that building. I suggest you check out the West End Dumplings block to read more about the previous incarnations.  West End Dumplings is a great blog to…

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Nathan Detroit’s Sandwich Pad

A few weeks ago, I was wandering through the underground at Portage and Main. I wandered down underneath the CIBC building, and noticed that Nathan Detroit’s Sandwich Pad has a new location. It’s been years since I last visited, back when it was tucked in the back corner of the building. If you are interested…

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1958 Community Cafe

Often when I am at St. Margaret’s, my trip there and/or back takes me down Westminster Avenue. Typically, on my way to/from Thom Bargen. During the last year as I wandered, I noticed a new little place called 1958 Community Cafe. Much like Wannabees however, I never seemed to go by when it was open.…

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Pastrami & Things, Tache Avenue

I recently discovered Pastrami & Things, a restaurant about five blocks down Tache from St. Philip’s. I made the discovery because I hadn’t really noticed any restaurants around St. Boniface Hospital. As a priest, hospital visits are recurring events. Yet, despite having made many visits to St. Boniface, I’ve never been all that aware of…

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Bike to OscarsWPG*

*Although the website is Bike to Oscar’s, any form of active transportation could be used. Rollerblading, skateboarding, take the bus to the closest stop, etc. Personally, I’m walking. If you’ve read Dining with Donald for any length of time, you know that I don’t drive. That’s one of the reasons that most of my reviews…