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…

dNa

Last Tuesday, the Charcoal crew was lucky enough to experience a beginning of the week treat; a 4 course meal at deer + almond. If you have not yet visited this restaurant, or have not been in a while then hurry down as you are missing out. Located on the corner of Princess and McDermot in…

table for 1200 please

This past Saturday we were lucky enough to participate in an extraordinary Winnipeg event. The Table for 1200 was organized by  StorefrontMB and 5468796 Architecture to highlight Winnipeg’s design scene in a truly unique way: a dinner for 1200 guests at one table. So the firms teamed up with the creators of RAW:almond, Mandel Hitzer (chef/owner…

Table Manners X Cluster Festival

Charcoal recently popped in to the Urban Shaman gallery to see what the boys at Table Manners were serving for their collaboration with Cluster Festival in Winnipeg. As you may know, Cluster Festival is a multifaceted new music and integrated arts festival that started in Winnipeg in 2010. Table Manners added food to the experience…

table manners x cluster festival

The boy’s at Table Manners are at it again, but this time there is more. The Cluster Festival is a dynamic contemporary arts and music festival that began in Winnipeg back in 2010. This year food can be added to the list of programming as the gentlemen at Table Manners seek to give you the…

ryan

Although RAW:almond came to a close this past Thursday evening, we are not done with it yet. There were too many great people and too much delicious food to share with you. Among the guest chefs that came from out of town to help make up RAW:almond’s roster was Ryan Lachaine. Lachaine served up many…

Vij

Vikram, much like his food, is a charismatic and vibrant soul with a delightful personality that fills any room, or in this case tent, he enters. For those of you who don’t know Vikram Vij just Google his name and wait for a slew of information to pop up on his many culinary achievements. From…