Little Korea is another in my list of recent revisit posts. It’s a good 6.5 years since I last visited. I decided to stop by recently for an early evening meal. original review The restaurant wasn’t very busy when I arrived, and I had no trouble getting a table. They weren’t overly busy the whole time I was there, but there were three or four tables filled at all times. One thing I liked right off the hop. My server…Continue readingLittle Korea – Ellice Avenue
Beaurivage Bistro is now located at 788 Corydon Avenue. The location is new, but I have it on good authority, that the food is still as great as when I wrote this review. Beaurivage Bistro & CafeRegular hours 8am – 2pm Monday to Saturday. Open evenings by pre-arrangement(see bottom of review).Writing a blog, I often wonder if I’m connecting with my readers. Sure, view counts say something, but I’m not always sure if people are actually reading. Of course, the…Continue readingBeaurivage Bistro – Saint B Hotel
I received a review copy of this book through University of Manitoba Press. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. The official launch for Snacks will be held tomorrow, October 10th, at McNally Robinson Booksellers. The book launch begins at 7:00 pm and will be held in the atrium of the Grant Park Store. Snacks. A part of what makes life worth living. Snacks of course mean different things to…Continue readingSnacks: A Canadian Food History – Janis Thiessen
I recently did an update visit to Shaba Thai, for a column I’m writing for The West End Streets.
One thing I like about the West End, is that it is ever changing, while still maintaining it’s overall character.Continue readingShaba Thai – Portage Avenue.
Winnipeg’s weather has been quite cold this winter. So, while I still walk as much as possible, I do try and duck inside during my walks, just for the chance to warm up. The other day I was walking through the University of Winnipeg, when I noticed a poster that said that the Long Island Cafe was reopening at the end of February. This was a bit of surprise, as I wasn’t aware that it had closed down in the…Continue readingLong Island Cafe – Portage Avenue
I rather stumbled across Banh Mi King the other day, even though it’s smack dab in the middle of Portage Avenue across from the University of Winnipeg. I found myself wandering down there on my way home a few days ago and decided to stop in. I don’t know who designed it, but the interior reminds me of King + Bannatyne and Chosabi. While a pleasant style with the window bar seating and one large table, the design seems to…Continue readingBanh Mi King – Portage Avenue