After my evening out at local tapas restaurant Segovia the other week, I hoped to dig a little deeper in to what made this place tick. As luck would have it the owners of the trendy eatery in Osborne Village were more than happy to accommodate my request for an off hours chat and photo session.
Segovia Entrance and Patio Area.
I arrived just after 3 pm while Segovia was closed between lunch and dinner service. Luckily Carolina Konrad, Chef Donnelly’s partner spotted me taking photos of the patio area and warmly welcomed me in to the strangely quiet restaurant. Continue reading →
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Tonight I had the chance to eat single, as I often do when presented with a chance to head out I leave any preconceptions at home and set out with an empty stomach. Tonight I was definitely not disappointed.
Having snaked through the afternoon watching football a little bite was all I needed to set things right after watching my Blue Bombers lose in a tightly fought defensive battle vs the Saskatchewan Rough Riders in the Labour Day Classic.
A nibble in mind perhaps a salad I thought, then as I drove it dawned on me that I had wanted to try a new Tapas bar down in The Village. Tapas for those of you who are uninitiated are normally a shared food experience. Drinks, and many little dishes to share with friends. It’s a Spanish cultural thing, bites of cured meats or plates of grilled sliced meats and fish.
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Tagged Bib Gourmand, Charcuterie, Cooking, Dehesa, Food, Labour Day Classic, Michelin Star, Osborne, pâté en terrine, Roasted Bone Marrow, Saskatchewan Rough Riders, Segovia, Spanish Food, Tapas, Winnipeg, Winnipeg Blue Bombers