As I make my way through trying restaurants in the province, I've been thinking about food history, and namely, those Manitoba institutions that have withstood the test of time and have a storied past to prove it. Manitoba is home to many historical restaurants and dishes (just read about the fat boy or the mystery of the shmoo ) but here are just 10 that you should check out this year.
Header photo courtesy @lindsayhsomers We all know that The Forks is the place everyone goes to get their skate on. And for good reason! It’s at the most visited spot in the city, and that’s by locals and tourists alike. It’s one of the longest and best-maintained skating trails in the country, we
Header Photo: Hildegard's Bakery by Wild Thistle Design We love springtime in Manitoba. And you know what? We like to think that spring loves us too. Sunny skies and chirping birds beckon us gently out of our cozy winter abodes as we open our windows to the crisp, pleasant spring air and begin to envision all that the warmer months bring to the province. It's an exciting time. If you are ready to enter the season of new beginnings, start with trying each of these 10 restaurants, cafes and bakeries that will make springtime in Manitoba that much more delicious!
A family winter vacation not in the budget this year? Get a little water therapy and a much needed boost with a staycation centered around one of these noteworthy indoor pools. Day-trip to a community pool The most economical option for a family on budget is avoiding paying for accommodations and
I arrived 15 minutes early for a meeting at Fort la Reine. My task? To get a sneak peak at the upcoming Ghost Walks, happening October 21 and 28. While waiting, I decided I would check out some of the building exteriors. It was broad daylight – what could go wrong? Maybe it was Halloween on the
Road trips are fun and all, but I especially like them if there’s somewhere delicious to stop into on the way. And it doesn’t matter which corner of the province you are venturing into, a delicious eatery is always close by. Imagine sipping on a cold iced tea on the patio of a lively lakeside town,
While we never want to be the bearer of bad news, we figured that it was best to let you know that the spring showers aren’t quite over yet. But we do have some good news! The first day of summer just happens to fall on Wednesday! So welcome the showers we should if they are any indication that our
In case you haven’t heard: 2017 is Canada’s sesquicentennial. That’s fancy talk for the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Across the nation many special events, celebrations, new attractions and initiatives are popping-up all in the name of generating Canadian pride. Ottawa, the capital region,
The holidays often bring with it the hustle and the bustle that signals Christmas. In between all the busy weekends and holiday parties, there’s just something about this time of year that makes spending time with family and friends extra special. We’ve thrown together a few ideas to shake up your
In the spirit of Olympic record-breaking performances, here are some of Manitoba’s own world records. Largest mosasaur on display Bruce, the massive mosasaur fossil on display at Morden’s Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre holds the Guinness World Record in this category. At 13.05 m (42.815 ft), it