Fionn MacCool’s Grant Park Shopping Centre

Every so often I like to visit McNally Robinson’s Booksellers at Grant Park Shopping Centre. They have a quite lovely restaurant called Prairie Ink. I’ve been a couple of times in the past, but generally the line ups and wait times are longer than I’m willing to wait through. So, then I go and look …

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Browns Socialhouse Portage Avenue

Browns Socialhouse describes itself as an upscale casual dining restaurant. It’s a largely western Canada chain. According to their website there is one location in Ontario. Browns Socialhouse Hours Monday-Friday 11am – 12am Saturday – Sunday 10am – 12am Brunch served weekends and holidays from 10am – 2pm Browns is also wheelchair accessible. By and …

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Pony Corral – Downtown

Prior to it’s being remodeled just after the Jets arrived back in town, the Pony Corral location on St. Mary Avenue was a place I visited with relative frequency. I’ve only been once in the time since, but decided recently that I would give it another try. One of the things that struck me a …

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Yellow Dog Tavern

Winnipeg has a few good pubs and taverns around. The King’s Head is probably the best known. There’s Maw’s Garage, Brogue and there are also several Tavern United locations around town. I’m sure there are more small places that I don’t know about. One place that’s in the heart of downtown that fits the bill, is …

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Elephant and Castle

Elephant & Castle soup

Over the last several years, the downtown of Winnipeg has slowly been changing. From a food perspective you notice this from a number of new restaurants such as Sana Soup House. You also notice it from the way some older restaurants update themselves. True there are some like Ming Court that will probably never change.* However, …

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