Category - Food & Drink

Add these 8 delicious restaurants and eateries to your to-eat list this winter

From 'snow' desserts and modern diners to a once-in-a-lifetime dining event set in a historic site, we have everything you need to take your foodie game to the next level. This winter, try something new and visit one (or more) of these 8 restaurants and eateries in Manitoba... St. James Burger & Chip Co   1866 Ness Avenue, Winnipeg As the winner of the People's Choice award at this year's La Poutine Week, St. James Burger & Chip Co is a fairly new establishment, located in a traditional style burger and chip stand at 1866 Ness Avenue. And apart from their creative...

10 unique date ideas in Manitoba that will totally impress your special someone 💕

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, we've been struck with Cupid's arrow and are compelled to spill the beans on some of Manitoba's lesser known romantic date ideas. While Winnipeg has been named as one of Canada's most romantic cities , we'd argue that the province as a whole is a great place to fall in love. Here are 10 original date ideas in Manitoba that will totally impress the special someone in your life...😍 1. Relax into the Ganban-yoku experience   While you've likely heard of Winnipeg's amazing Thermea , Ten Spa or Riverstone Spa , Pocca...

Hot this week February 5 to 11

Another new week and we’ve got another round of events right here waiting for you. There’s absolutely no need to find yourself anywhere else if you’re all about a good time. From wintry escapades to get you out and about, to soulful dining to get you warmed up for your next adventure, we encourage you to get out and enjoy everything Manitoba has to offer. Here’s what’s hot. Discover your joie de vivre! February 16 to 25 Whittier Park, Winnipeg Where else can you find indoor and outdoor kids activities, toe-tapping concerts, the best French-Canadian food, an...

Enjoy soul-warming creations at La Poutine Week

Who doesn’t love a good poutine? It’s the perfect comfort food to warm any wintry day. And if you’ve sampled a few varieties, you’d know just how out of the box – I daresay exotic – some of these cheesy creations can get. Think Le Burger Week on caffeine minus the burger, plus the potatoes and smothered in creamy curds. Winnipeggers, get ready! La Poutine Week will be making its first foray into Winnipeg with over 70 restaurants across the city gearing up for the seven-day event, which begins on February 1 and runs until February 7. And with seven days of...

Hot this week – January 29 to February 4

Good music and great food. Two of life’s greatest gifts and lucky for you, you can find them both right here in Manitoba and then some. This week, Manitoba just keeps on giving and you’re definitely in for a week filled with activities to pique the senses and have you begging for more. Here’s what’s hot. Unpack the genius of the New Music Festival January 29 to February 2 various venues, Winnipeg Music is the food of life. And play on it will over five days during the Winnipeg New Music Festival . This festival unites artists across Canada and around the world for a...

Four steps to the perfect girls getaway weekend at Elkhorn Resort Spa

When life gets busy, it can be hard to keep up with friendships. Texts that proclaim, "Let's hang out soon!" get old and tired when months have passed between quality time, which is why I was ecstatic to head to Elkhorn Resort Spa & Conference Centre with my close friend Alix this past weekend. The trip combined everything that an amazing girls getaway should have: a road trip, a sweet hotel, great food, and plenty of time for fun and relaxation. Here's how YOU can get away with your friends too and have the best girls weekend ever... Step 1: Get outside The usual...

Hot this week – January 15 to 21

Whether you like cooking or simply like enjoying the fruits of someone else’s labour, it’s a great time to be a foodie in Manitoba, with FUSION, the Downtown Farmers’ Market and RAW:almond topping off our list. But that’s not the only sense that will be engaged this week. You can enjoy your pint of beer from Little Brown Jug with a side of opera, or you can head to the Centennial Concert Hall for a behind-the-scenes look at the world of music and figure skating. Here’s what’s hot in Manitoba… Learn to cook traditional Filipino and Japanese cuisine...

What happens when you set up a dining table on frozen Lake Winnipeg? A culinary experience like no other.

While many Canadian cities opted to cancel their New Year’s events as a cold bubble settled over the country, a completely unique dining experience on Lake Winnipeg was just getting started. For the adventurous foodies who set their sights on RAW:Gimli , it may have even come as a relief to know that the ice they were dining on was really frozen solid. These were my thoughts at least, as I walked beyond the shore in -30 degree weather. New Iceland sights While RAW: almond and RAW:Churchill have already made a mark on Winnipeg and Churchill , it is a first for Manitoba’s own New...

Punkinhead the Sad Little Bear, Meat-Hook the Icelandic Elf and 7 other festive facts on Christmas in Manitoba 🎄🎄

Header photo: 1878 illustration from the London news magazine The Graphic. It might come as a surprise to learn that Christmas is indeed a topic of historical interest and depth. And why shouldn’t it be? The world’s most celebrated holiday dates back to the 4th century and has had enormous influence on popular (and unpopular) culture ever since. It might come as even more of a surprise to learn that one of the top Christmas historians in the world resides right here in Winnipeg. I first met Gerry Bowler at the University of Manitoba, where he taught a History of Christmas. Gerry...

Hot this week – December 18 to January 1 – Winter break edition

It’s the hap happiest season of all in Manitoba, and the holiday spirit has fully taken over the province. May your holiday break be filled with plenty of time spent with loved ones and an abundance of good food. See you in 2018 as we begin a whole new year of What’s Hot in Manitoba! Watch an oldie but goodie at The Met Dec 19 The Met Get prepared for a journey to Christmas past by gathering at The MET for a jolly good screening of It’s a Wonderful Life . No need to eat before you go as The Met will be serving dinner with the film. Feel the spirit of Christmas to the ballet The...