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A Better Way to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

There’s a better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than by hoisting a pint of Ireland’s finest and toasting to your friend’s Slainte (good health). A pint of smooth and creamy Irish stout is a rare thing indeed, and no, we’re not talking about green beer either.

We’re talking about tapping into the makers movement and in one afternoon, equipping you with the tools, techniques and knowledge to make your very own batch of craft-beer, an authentic Irish stout that can and will be ready to roll out on your friends on St. Patrick’s Day.

Winnipeg’s new culinary king

A new culinarian was crowned king this weekend during an Iron Chef competition at the Winnipeg Convention Centre. The main event and every bit as crowd pleasing as the free meat treats handed out by several exhibitors, the competition took place as part of Centrex, Manitoba’s largest trade show for hotels, restaurants, bars and food […]

Treat your sweet to meat this Valentine’s Day

When it comes to treats for your sweet on Valentine’s Day, chocolate is passe. I smell sex and…bacon? I’m sure referencing Marcy Playground’s “Sex and Candy” song makes me a dinosaur, but the sex and candy centric theme for Feb 14 is also on its way to extinction. According to a recent national survey, when […]

The first cut is the deepest

Knife sharpening demo at d.a. Niels proves deadly dull. When I learned kitchen supply outfitter d.a. Niels was hosting a series of live demonstrations at their 485 Berry Street store February through March I couldn’t wait to get down there. My eagerness was only bolstered by Destination Winnipeg’s extensive, almost exhausting, 3-part account of Bistro […]