Verde Juice Bar – Westminster Avenue

Beets Me Salad

Verde Juice Bar is one of two new places on Westminster Avenue. I ended up there on my first visit, because Joy’s Tea which is next door was closed. The decor at Verde is the same as many of the newer restaurants opening. Lot’s of light wood, and wooden type sign boards and menu. Pleasant …

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David and Jonathan by Gerauschbiest

This review of David and Jonathan is the first of my arts post that will be appearing over the course of time. Good food and good art belong together and so they will be joined on Dining with Donald. Last night, at St. Margaret’s Anglican Church, I had the opportunity to attend a performance of …

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Carlos – Murphy’s, Osborne

Carlos & Murphy beer

Last Wednesday I met up with the Why Cook Wednesday’s Supper Club from St. Margaret’s, over at Carlos & Murphy’s. It’s been a while since I’ve gotten together with this group. However, scheduling and everything worked out and I was able to reconnect. The group meets more frequently during Lent, which may seem a little …

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Standing on Guard – Dessert Fundraiser

This last week has been a very busy week. The twin themes of food and remembrance have been at it’s heart. On Tuesday, there was the Remembrance Day service and Roast Beef Dinner at St. Philip’s. Friday, I received a basket of MB holiday goodies.  Friday was also my usual time of cooking for my …

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Tall Grass Prairie (Forks)

Tall Grass Prairie Bakery started off in the Wolseley neighbourhood of Winnipeg. It’s a place I had long been aware of, but didn’t really visit often, until I started to be involved at St. Margaret’s Anglican Church. Many of the members there are long-term, loyal customers. It was only recently that I learned part of …

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Slow Church-Taste and See

Over at bubsblurbs.com I’ve just finished a review of a book entitled Slow Church.  In the book, the authors make the contention that we need to slow down in our approach to the way and which we practice our church life.  They fear that the church has succumbed to “McDonaldization” and needs to recover a practice …

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Planted – Leah Kostamo

Planted review The primary focus of Dining with Donald is built around meals and eating together. Yet, how we produce the food we eat is also important. Are we doing it in such a way that is kind to the planet?  Is it kind to the other creatures we share the planet with? That’s why …

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Camp Food For A Reluctant Camper

It’s hard to believe that it’s five and a half years ago that I went out with the men’s group from St. Margaret’s to be guest speaker at their annual retreat at Manitoba Pioneer Camp I wrote a couple of posts after that trip, and I’m combining them into one here. fish tale In case …

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