The past weekend marked the end of this year’s Fried Chicken. For my final 3 meals I did dine in for all of them. This is post number six: Here are links to the previous five. One, Two, Three, Four, and Five. I started off with Saturday lunch at the Smitty’s, Pembina and Grant. Then headed down to the Cibo Waterfront café, before a late Sunday lunch at The Wood Tavern wound up my Fried Chicken Fest meals. Also in…Continue readingDine in: My Final 3 Fried Chicken Fest 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
Alycia’s is a Ukrainian-Canadian restaurant that has been wandering in search of a home for the last few years. Opened in Winnipeg’s North End in 1971 by Marion Staff. It closed in 2011 shortly after Staff’s death. It reopened in Gimli in 2016, run by Staff’s grandson, Aaron Blanchard. Last year, Blanchard’s mother-in-law, Coleen Swifte, took over the restaurant as it moved to Arnes, just north of Gimli, and this spring moved back into Winnipeg when Alycia’s Restaurant took up…Continue readingAlycia’s – Royal Albert Arms