Altanour Restaurant 587 Notre Dame Ave

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I’ve been making a few restaurant visits, but need to catch up on my reviews. Here is one for Altanour Restaurant, a Lebanese-Turkish restaurant in my neck of the woods.  I’ve made a couple of visits to the restaurant, but this post will be based on my most recent. Mainly because most of the photos … Read more

Nonsuch Brewing Company – East Exchange District

Nonscuh Tuna Tartare

Nonsuch Brewing Company is a brewery and taproom located in the East Exchange District of Winnipeg. The space it is in was once occupied by Peg Beer Co, Sadly, Peg Beer Co didn’t survive, but Nonsuch Brewing Company is a really great replacement. The taproom is located near the Concert Hall and several theatres, if … Read more

Cousin’s Deli, Lounge – South Sherbrook

Cousins cream of mushroom soup.

I never know where my mind will go when it starts to wander. Yesterday I was thinking about Cousin’s Deli, and writing this post, and I started to think about my dad. You see, yesterday marks eight years since my dad died. The reason Cousin’s got me thinking about dad, is that for the first … Read more

Folklorama – Mediterranean Style

Mediterranean Pasta Making

It’s been a couple of years since I’ve taken in any Folklorama pavilions. This year I am operating on a media pass. I plan to take in several pavilions, particularly at the start of each week and write them up. I will be bringing food highlights, but I also will write about the cultural displays and … Read more

Little Maria’s, Edmonton Street

Little Maria's Porchetta

Little Maria’s is now closed. There is a new restaurant there, called This Little Place, and from what I gather the menu is very similar to the old menu at Little Maria’sIt’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve posted. My schedule has been very full and I haven’t found many new places. Yesterday, though … Read more

Prairie Regional Barista Championships

This past weekend Winnipeg hosted the Prairie Regional Barista Championships. It’s hard to believe how much the coffee culture in Winnipeg has changed in about three years. 2011 was when Parlour coffee opened on Main Street. Parlour was also one of my early reviews.  Since then Little Sister, Thom Bargen, Cafe Postal, and Make have … Read more