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La Roca – Mediocre Mexican Meals

La Roca, is a Mexican restaurant located on Smith Street in downtown Winnipeg. It’s the site of what was most recently Gio’s, Winnipeg’s most prominent gay club. Before that there was a restaurant called The Storm, and a couple of others before that. Recently they had some late night trouble, but other than a quick link to it, I’m not going to talk about it in this review. Since I started this review there is another incident.  The place has…Continue readingLa Roca – Mediocre Mexican Meals

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Preserve by Flora and Farmer

Preserve, is the newly opened store front location for Flora & Farmer preserves. Preserve is located at the back of Hildegard’s Bakery with entrances through the bakery, or off Maryland Street. Flora & Farmer’s tagline is: “Delightfully daring preserves your grandma never made.” This is in,  reference to the fact that several of the preserves are alcohol -infused, although I think that may be underestimating a lot of grandmas. Flora & Farmer’s owner/chef is Kim Bialkoski. I’ve bought her preserves…Continue readingPreserve by Flora and Farmer

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JCs Tacos and More – Henderson Highway

JCs Tacos and More is a Latin American restaurant located on Henderson Highway, in what was the old Elmwood Post Office. The post office was an Elmwood landmark, that ceased operation around 25 years ago. For a while the building was home to an art gallery, and then JC’s Tacos and More opened up about 10 years ago. The main entrance to the restaurant is at street level, up a short flight of stairs. They do however have an accessible…Continue readingJCs Tacos and More – Henderson Highway

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Kay’s Delicatessen-William Avenue

Kay’s Delicatessen is a breakfast and lunch establishment situated on William Avenue just west of Winnipeg’s City Hall.Every so often, as priest, I find myself needing to pick up supplies for church. Sometimes it’s wine or wafers for the Eucharist. Sometimes it’s things such as palm crosses for Palm Sunday, and sometimes it’s simply picking up an item such as a clergy shirt. There aren’t enough Anglicans in the area to justify a store dedicated to Anglican liturgical needs. Fortunately,…Continue readingKay’s Delicatessen-William Avenue