I am happy to say that I have been to Clementine on Princess Street on a number of occasions. Each time I have been impressed with their culinary offerings as well as their warm, laid-back service. This is no surprise … Continue reading Clementine – 123 Princess St.
Just outside Winnipeg is the community of Headingley. The pastoral setting where The Gates is located can instantly provide the rural ambience you may be craving. Our reservation for four put us at a window near the front of the … Continue reading The Gates 6945 Roblin Blvd.
No visit to Winnipeg is complete without an afternoon spent at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The varied exhibits are fascinating as is the architecture of the building. Commence or conclude your tour with a stop at ERA Bistro … Continue reading ERA Bistro 85 Israel Asper Way
Just on the edge of the popular Corydon strip in Winnipeg sits Ripe Bistro. You may remember it from previous manifestations like Gluttons and Mise. On the Saturday evening that my husband and I visited Ripe, every dining seat was … Continue reading Ripe Bistro 842 Corydon Ave.
One of the loveliest evenings that you can plan during summer in Winnipeg is a night at Canada’s longest-running outdoor theatre, Rainbow Stage. And the best way to commence your summer evening is with a pre-theatre dinner in the Pavilion restaurant, Prairie’s Edge. Continue reading “Prairie’s Edge – 2015 Main Street”
Fools & Horses is a lovely, uncluttered space where I had previously enjoyed coffee and toast on the sidewalk patio. My eldest daughter is a regular here, as are the numerous people her age, perched in front of their laptops and tablets or snuggled up with a coffee, sitting shoulder to shoulder. Continue reading “Fools & Horses – 379 Broadway”
Live like a tourist in your own town. Spend time at the Inn at the Forks for a Winnipeg staycation, and treat yourself to dinner or lunch at Smith. My visit with three friends began with a bottle of 14 … Continue reading Smith – 75 Forks Market Road
Iconic Hy’s Steakhouse has been a fixture on Winnipeg’s dining scene for ages but has enjoyed a recent resurgence. Perhaps the reason is the return to Winnipeg of General Manager Jason Sohor. Jason rose through the ranks of Hy’s in … Continue reading Hy’s Steakhouse – 1 Lombard Place
An old acquaintance of mine once bought a former railway bridge here in Winnipeg so that he could open a restaurant on it. I kid you not. The building’s 360 degree view of the river offers a stunning setting for … Continue reading Mon Ami Louis – 50 Provencher Blvd.