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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 usually links to McNally. For used books, I generally visit Bison Books. Prairie Ink falls into that category of: Restaurant I’ve visited many times, but never got around to writing about. In the good old Pre-Covid days, I went a few…Continue readingPrairie Ink Restaurant McNally Robinson Booksellers

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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 subscribe to, if you are interested in history in general, and the history of Winnipeg, in particular. Modern Electric Lunch for Breakfast My first stop…Continue readingModern Electric Lunch – 232 Main Street

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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 in a different deli style restaurant downtown, Gabernik’s is just across Portage and Main off of the underground concourse.  It took me a few days…Continue readingNathan Detroit’s Sandwich Pad

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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. Then late last year I read about the Kickstarter campaign 1958 Community Cafe was running to keep it’s doors open. Fortunately the campaign was successful,…Continue reading1958 Community Cafe

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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 what’s surrounding it. That’s because generally when I’m heading to the hospital, it means I’m meeting with someone whose life is in some sort of distress.…Continue readingPastrami & Things, Tache Avenue

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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 are concentrated in-between where I live and where I work. Those place that are farther away I generally reach by bus. Although, many of them…Continue readingBike to OscarsWPG*