Le Grand Régal Cajun

Le Grand Regal Cajun took place on dare I say the perfect evening; the steamy weather added to the authenticity of the event making the crawfish and the beer taste that much better. Even though Lafayette is 2500km away, Festival Du Voyageur managed to bring a taste of Cajun Country to hungry Winnipegger’s and capture…

RAW/Almond 2016

As we criss-crossed through the trees on a crisp February night we could see the faint glow of our destination on the horizon. The bridge leading up to RAW/Almond was lit beautifully by a canopy of lights with this year’s structure nestled away in the trees at the end. Walking through the tunnel towards the…

Planet Booby

A week has past and the city is still talking about Planet Booby. The second installment of the much anticipated fundraising event went interplanetary and you better believe crowd showed up ready for launch. This year’s interstellar theme brought out all sorts of amazing outfits and gave the whole evening a surreal quality. Dancing Storm Troopers alongside the…

Burger Week 2015 Participants

The countdown to Burger Week 2015 is on!! From September 1st – 7th over 40 Winnipeg restaurants will be participating in the 3rd annual burger battle. Your job is simple, go eat as many different burgers as you can and vote for your favourites! You can find all the participating restaurants and how to vote…

Royal Canoe

Recently we caught up with Winnipeg’s own Royal Canoe, a band who’s burgeoning success is as impressive as their eclectic sound. The melding of synthesizers, guitars, heavy percussion, countless pedals and effects with dashes of hip-hop and other genres creates a sound that energizes the mind and body. To cite off a few of their…

Boobyball Winnipeg: Big Top Booby

As we walked out of the alleyway on a chilly night in downtown Winnipeg, we couldn’t help but feel glamorous. The men in suspenders and fedoras, the women in sequined dresses adorned with ruffles, jewelry and furs. If only the trolley still ran through our downtown streets, the scene would have been complete. As we…

The Poutine Cup, A Recap

Recently Charcoal teamed up with Shawn and Connie Brandson and the team at Fort Gibraltar to create the first annual Poutine Cup. We had 10 restaurants participating in an all out, all you can eat poutine battle. The 400 guests who managed to snag a ticket to the sold out event got to experience each…

Le Burger Week 2014, A Recap.

Another year and another Le Burger Week has past. First off, we have to thank all of the restaurants who participated this year. We know how much hard work everyone puts into this event and we couldn’t be more grateful.  Also, a huge thank you is owed to you the participants! The whole point of…

The Contenders

Burgers! Poutine! Winnipeg, this is going to be a delicious and filling September. The Poutine Cup countdown is on and we thought you might like to know who is contending for a trophy on September 18. Drumroll please . . . . (in no particular order)   1. Peasant Cookery 2. Pizzeria Gusto 3. The Tallest Poppy…

Burger Week 2014 Participants

We can hardly believe that our favourite time of the year is only one week away! That’s right folks, starting next week you will be able to get your hands on all of the ridiculously delicious entries for Le Burger Week 2014. Being in the fortunate position of organizing Le Burger Week here in Winnipeg,…