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Food Reviews and Such

Winnipeg’s Best Butter Tart

I’ve updated my butter tart list. New entries are marked with asterisks. Over the last little while I’ve written a couple of posts, where the purchase of a Butter Tart was part of my visit to the establishment. I’ve had some good response to this, so I thought maybe now would be the time to…

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Reviews and Such Restaurants

Folio Cafe, Marpeck Commons – CMU

In yesterday’s post I wrote about being at the Transition Winnipeg Upskilling Festival. I mentioned that the event was held at Canadian Mennonite University (CMU), and that the coffee, tea, and cookies for our breaks had been prepared by Folio Cafe. Folio Cafe is part of the new Marpeck Commons that has opened at CMU. The…

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Reviews and Such Restaurants

Stella’s: From Breakfast to Late Night Treats

In a little under a decade and a half, Stella’s Cafe and Bakery has gone from a trendy little cafe in Osborne Village to a powerhouse on the Winnipeg restaurant scene.  The formula has been simple.  Great, fresh food, with an emphasis on healthy options(fortunately they haven’t let the healthy bit ruin their desserts).  Along with…

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Food Community

Food and the Fringe Festival

While there is often talk about how Winnipeg is behind the times when it comes to portable food offerings, particularly food trucks, the change is coming to the city, and you really start to notice it when events such as the Fringe Festival are on.  It wasn’t that long ago when the India Palace tent…