Kimono

Having access to real vintage kimonos does not come around very often. When we found out Howard Gurevich of Gurevich Fine Art had not only one but four he was selling, we ran down to his gallery and put together an impromptu stylized shoot. The gallery and the art from GFA’s resident artists provided the perfect background to…

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

The gentlemen from Table Manners have done it again. Last Friday a few of us here at Charcoal had the pleasure of attending their latest pop-up dinner at the Graffiti Gallery. As usual, they pulled out all of the stops and served up a delicious seven course meal. Table Manners calls themselves ‘a restaurant on the run’ ,…

collective chaos

Just when it starts to get cold and it’s not quite as sunny as we would like it to be, an event happens in the city that brightens our spirits. Yesterday we attended an art opening at the Graffiti Gallery here in Winnipeg called Collective Chaos – a project that was directed by en masse,…

looking back on a week of burgers

There is no other way to start other than to say thank you; first, to all of the restaurants for their amazingly delicious creations and for their participation in the event, you truly outdid yourselves and we couldn’t be more grateful. Secondly, to all of the customers that stuffed their faces with burgers for an…