Daanook Syrian Restaurant – Exchange

Daanook Baklawa

Daanook Syrian Restaurant is one I’ve been hearing about quite a bit lately. The family that owns it have been getting a fair bit of coverage in the local press.  When I finally got around to looking Daanook restaurant up, I discovered they were located in the space that once belonged to Vicky’s. Daanook Takeout …

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The Good Lands Cafe – Sargent Avenue

The Good Lands sign

The Good Lands Cafe, is a new cafe with vegetarian/vegan fare, located on Sargent Avenue. It’s in the building that used to house the Strong Badger Coffee House. I was a big fan of the Strong Badger. I am becoming a big fan of the Good Lands Cafe. *In keeping with Covid-19 regulations, The Good …

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Yafa Cafe – Middle East Street Food

Yafa Cafe, is a Middle Eastern Street Food restaurant, located in the Saint James neighbourhood of Winnipeg. As regular readers of the blog know, I don’t drive. As a result, much of my reviewing of restaurants takes place in the downtown, and neighbouring areas. I do try, when life as a priest takes me out …

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Little Bangkok Thai, Shawarma Fusion

LIttle Bangkok Thai combo

Little Bangkok Thai has since closed, this was quite a disappointment. It’s place has been taken by a burrito bowl restaurant that I have yet to visit. Shawarma Fusion has also closed. Cityplace Food Court Hours tend to vary slightly from the regular Cityplace hours, but most food court places are open from about 11 …

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Shawarma Time – Ellice Avenue

Sharwarm Time Kibbe

Update on Shawarma Time (Apr 28,2019)It’s been a little under two years since I last visited Shawarma Time. However I was meeting with a friend whom I haven’t had seen much of since I finished my time working at St. Margaret’s. I was back there for a farewell for someone else, just before Easter, and …

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Flatland Wrap – Donald Street

Flatland wrap appears to have closed. There is brown paper on the windows as of early March, 2019. I’ll keep my eyes peeled to see if this is a closure or just a renovation. Traveling by foot as I do, I often run into people who I might not otherwise see. Among the people I …

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Sultan’s Shawarma, Ellice Avenue

One of the pleasures of living in the Spence neighbourhood is that there are so many dining choices close by. As the neighbourhood is so diverse, there are also a wide variety of cuisines to choose from. I’m a big fan of shawarma, and there are two places within a few blocks of each other. …

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