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Scotch Tasting

Beaujena’s is well-known for their exquisite wine pairings and un-published menus. Now they’re flipping everything on its end with the announcement of a November 14 Scotch Tasting evening with the following menu: Blue cheese and mushroom crostini – just the thing to get your taste buds fired up. Quinoa aranchini – perhaps a bit Italian […]

New Year Ushers Rush of New Restaurants

Winnipeg’s restaurant scene has never been busier. Savour Winnipeg has the inside scoop on ten new neighbourhood gems opening as early as this Friday, and continuing on into spring. It’s a great time to be a foodie! Osborne Village based La Bamba Restaurant will take over the former Manhattan Bistro at 285 Portage to bring more […]

2011 / 12 Winter Leisure Guide

In case you missed it with all the holiday hubbub, registration for the Winter Leisure Guide opened on December 14. Like my post-celebration waistline, the adult leisure section boasts an ever expanding foodie section. Kathy Man is back for a wide array of recipes and technique demos from the far East, and there are plenty […]

All The Marbles

Fresh from celebrating their 75th anniversary, Bothwell Cheese has won first place in two categories of the 84th Annual British Empire Cheese Show. Perennial favourite and social table staple, their marble cheddar took top honors for the sixth consecutive year. They also took first place in the Monterey Jack category following a second place finish […]

Best Chefs Using Bacon to Benefit Community

Ace Burpee and HOT103 are bringing home the bacon… the first-ever Baconfest in Winnipeg! All the proceeds from the evening will support United Way of Winnipeg through Ace’s One Man, One Hundred Thousand Dollars Campaign. By the way, if you “like” it on Facebook, the Dilawri group will donate a dollar to United Way. And […]

Happy Cooker Fall Clearance

Today at 10:00 am until Sunday, November 16 The Happy Cooker is having a Fall Clearance Sale. It’s a great time to score some great Christmas bargains for the foodie on your list. Like this 11 piece commercial grade cookware set reduced by $500! Stock up on Paderno bakeware including their new line of ECO […]

Say Cheese! It’s Bothwell’s 75th Birthday

Bothwell Cheese is celebrating 75 years of business in Manitoba. It all started in 1936 as a co-op in a plant built by local volunteers. From these humble beginnings grew the award-winning company that Canadians know and love today. Bothwell Cheese now operates out of a 35,000 square-foot complex where its staff of 60 remains […]