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Montanas Cookhouse – Saint Vital Centre

I found myself up at Saint Vital Centre the other day, and couldn’t decide where to eat. There are a lot of choice in the area, but none struck my fancy. In the end I went with Montanas Cookhouse, because … Continue reading → The ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Nov 10, 2016 |  Original Post

Santa Lucia Pizza – St. Mary’s Road

One place on my daily journey’s to work that I’ve bypassed is Santa Lucia Pizza. I’m not sure why. Some of it is that I’m not the world’s biggest pizza lover. Some of it is simply that I am generally … Continue ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Sep 26, 2016 |  Original Post

Ukrainian Comfort Food – Estellia’s

Last weekend was ManyFest. This year the weekend was a busy one for me. As a result I didn’t get to take much of the festival in. Of course, I visited some trucks for Food Truck Wars.  Although I tried … Continue reading → The ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Sep 14, 2016 |  Original Post

J Curry – Japanese Food Truck

Yesterday marked the beginning of ManyFest. The highlight of ManyFest is the Food Trucks war. I’ll be writing more on the trucks I tried in the next few days. One truck I didn’t see was J Curry. J Curry, short for … Continue ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Sep 10, 2016 |  Original Post

Peg Beer Co Burgers, Beer

My first trip for Le Burger Week took me to Deer + Almond. I thoroughly enjoyed that trip. So, for my second trip I wandered into the East Exchange to pay a visit to Peg Beer Co. This of course … Continue reading → The post Peg Beer Co ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Sep 06, 2016 |  Original Post

Pho Que Huong Ellice Avenue

There are so many good restaurants in the West End of Winnipeg. So many in fact, that it’s easy to simply never visit some of them. Pho Que Huong on Ellice Avenue is one such place. It probably doesn’t help … Continue reading ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Aug 13, 2016 |  Original Post

Strong Badger Coffeehouse

Earlier this week a friend of mine posted on Facebook that he had gone on vacation and come back to a new coffee shop at the end of the street. I looked at the picture and saw the name Strong … Continue reading → The post Strong Badger ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Aug 06, 2016 |  Original Post

Fresh Food Refreshes Market

The Farmers Market run by Downtown Biz at the MB Hydro building is now in it’s 4th year. Not surprisingly it continues to evolve and change. Old vendors leave and fresh, new vendors arrive. This year has seen several new … Continue ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Jul 28, 2016 |  Original Post

Underground Cafe – Exchange

It’s been a while since I’ve posted much of a food related nature That’s because I’ve attended and reviewed a few Fringe plays. Of course, one gets hungry visiting the Fringe. So, I decided to visit the Underground Cafe. The ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Jul 22, 2016 |  Original Post

Underground Opera – Garden Party

Last night I attended a Garden Party put on by Underground Opera. Underground Opera is one of the five opera companies that operate here in Winnipeg. The other four, if I’m correct, are Manitoba Opera Company, The Little Opera Company, ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Jul 07, 2016 |  Original Post

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 ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Jul 04, 2016 |  Original Post

Boston Pizza – Taylor Avenue

Boston Pizza is one these places that always leaves me with mixed feelings. It seems to offer so much, but I often come away slightly disappointed. The City Place location is the one I visit the most. So, when I … Continue reading → The ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Jul 03, 2016 |  Original Post

Freshii Winnipeg Square

Freshii Winnipeg Square is the second Freshii location I’m writing about. A couple of months ago I visited the Kenaston location. Then, a couple of weeks ago I received an invitation to attend the soft opening of Freshii Winnipeg Square. ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Jun 28, 2016 |  Original Post

Chosabi Asian Eatery, IRL

Last Thursday, I attended an event at Chosabi Asian Eatery that was fundraising for the Health Sciences Centre foundation. You might recognize the letters at the end of the title, as standing for In Real Life. One of the elements … Continue ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: Jun 18, 2016 |  Original Post

Simon’s Cuisine – Forks Market

The Forks is the middle of an upgrade to their food court. My first chance to try any of the changes was visiting Simon’s Cuisine. Simon’s was originally located on St. Mary’s Road and had recently shut that location down. … ...

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Posted on: Jun 13, 2016 |  Original Post

Samosa Hut – CityPlace

Samosa Hut is an Indian restaurant located in Cityplace mall. It’s located just before the spot where the skywalk connects Cityplace across St. Mary avenue. This location has long been my favourite in the food court. Prior to Samosa Hut ...

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Posted on: Jun 04, 2016 |  Original Post

Olybees Kitchen Food Truck

As the food truck culture takes deeper roots in Winnipeg each new spring brings new trucks to the streets. Best Meal was the first new truck I saw this year, and shortly after that I notice Olybees Kitchen out on … Continue reading → The ...

Blog: diningwithdonald.com
Posted on: May 23, 2016 |  Original Post

Charisma – Sherbrook Street

Charisma of India is one of several fine Indian buffets in Winnipeg. I like buffets of all sorts, and particularly Indian buffets.  I’ve been for the lunch buffet in the past, but somehow or other never gotten around to visiting … ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2016 |  Original Post

Don Restaurant – Donald Street

Known properly as The Don Restaurant, this place was one I visited, generally for takeout, when I worked at L.C. Taylor and Company as it’s just across Broadway and down Donald a little. I didn’t visit because of the name, … ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2016 |  Original Post

Oh Doughnuts – Broadway

My walk to work just got more fattening. Oh Doughnuts has just opened up on Broadway. This is the opening I’ve been waiting for ever since owner Amanda Kinden decided to move from supplying coffee shops with doughnuts and open … Continue ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2016 |  Original Post

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