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Restaurants Reviews and Such

Elements Restaurant – Portage Avenue

Update, October 30th, 2019 Elements opens during the university school year, and then closes over the summer. I like to check it out every so often, because the menu gets changed from time to time. One thing that always stays the same is that the emphasis is on fresh local food. I stopped for a late night supper the other day and enjoyed the following. The menu seems to have veered towards what would be called classic comfort food. I…Continue readingElements Restaurant – Portage Avenue

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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 that they place a high value on good service. Despite all this, Stella’s hasn’t been all that high on my list of places to dine…Continue readingStella’s: From Breakfast to Late Night Treats

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Wedding Feast in a Farmyard

Over the weekend I was at the wedding of my friends James and Kendra.  The wedding was held just outside of Winnipeg in a wonderful outdoor setting, called Cloverdale Farm.  The ceremony itself was in the backyard of the house. The guests were seated on hay bales draped with cloth to keep the guests clothes clean.  Then came the wedding feast, which was held in an old haying barn that had been decorated for the occasion.  A special touch was…Continue readingWedding Feast in a Farmyard