Pho Hoi An – Sargent Avenue

This is a new post on Pho Hoi An, a Vietnamese restaurant on Sargent Avenue. I originally wrote a review a couple of years ago. A couple of months ago I switched from WordPress hosted to self hosted. Unfortunately somewhere in that process I lost that original post. So, while this post will only deal …

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Binh An – Mixed Bag

Binh An Malaysian Chicken.

Binh An is the third North Main restaurant that I visited first early in January. The other two were Modern Coffee and Newcastle Restaurant. Bihn An is located in a little strip mall just south of Main and Redwood. One aspect of Binh An that I like is that there is good bus service up to …

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Pho Kim Tuong Vietnamese Restaurant

If there is one type of restaurant that my area of Winnipeg is blessed with an abundance of, it’s Vietnamese. Many of the boat people who came to Winnipeg at the end of the 1970s and into the 80s settled in the West End of the city. One of the results of this is that …

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Viva Restaurant: Pho, Fried Rice, and Frog’s Legs

Every so often there’s a restaurant that I somehow managed to miss, despite it being in my neighbourhood, and even with people referring to it quite regularly. Viva Restaurant, which specializes in Vietnamese and Chinese food is one such place. I went once last year, and had intended to get back, but for some reason …

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Pho Binh Minh – 819 Sargent Avenue

Pho Sate at Pho Binh Minh

Having recently moved, I find myself going out and exploring the various restaurants close to my new location. It’s one of those interesting things. Even though I wasn’t many blocks farther away from these restaurants than I am now, those extra few blocks meant I didn’t get out and check out places like Pho Binh …

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Dalat – Grant Park Festival

Dalat is a Chinese-VIetnamese restaurant located at Grant Park Festival. I don’t know why they call a collection of shops a festival. However, I digress before I begin. After visiting the Boston Pizza here, I decided I would give Dalat a try as well. Restaurants that try to mix cuisines are always an interesting experience. Rarely …

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Vi-Ann Restaurant

For all the years I walked by it in Osborne Village, I never once visited Vi-Ann restaurant. I’m not sure why, although Spicy Noodle House has always been my Osborne Village stand-by. Then all of a sudden, in a controversial decision, Vi-Ann was gone. Eventually it re-opened on Notre Dame. However, it was only recently …

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Vietnam Restaurant

Vietnam restaurant has since closed and has been replaced by another restaurant. I have yet to have a chance to check it out. That restaurant has since been replaced, by Pho 5 Star.  If you like value in your restaurant experiences. Restaurants in strip malls are usually a good bet. One such place in Winnipeg’s West …

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