Chocolate Fest 2016

by Tyler Vitt - Tuesday, Apr 05, 2016 at 4:34pm

We, along with many restaurants across Winnipeg, are celebrating Ciao Magazine's Chocolate Fest this April! Throughout the month, Winnipeg restaurants will be showcasing special menu items — appetizers, desserts, and even drinks infused with chocolate.

In our restaurant we'll be featuring three unique dishes:

Chocolate Mole Chicken 8.00
Two chicken skewers with chocolate mole served with a chocolate balsamic arugula salad.

Chocolate Martini 7.50
Served in a glass rimmed by salted chocolate, glazed with chocolate fudge and Crème de cacao and Kahlua.

Intensely Chocolate 7.50
Chocolate macaron base, chocolate ganache, chocolate mousse, chocolate cake soaked with chocolate syrup.

Visit us any time in April to have a taste!

Categories: Winnipeg, Prairie Ink, Restaurant News

Springtime at Prairie Ink

by Tyler Vitt - Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016 at 6:04pm

Spring is just around the corner, and we'll be celebrating the season with a number of events in our restaurants! Here's what's coming up at Prairie Ink:

St. Patrick's Day (Thursday, March 17th)
Winnipeg & Saskatoon locations

On St. Patrick’s Day, Prairie Ink offers a full mix of Irish foods with a special menu, including including Irish beer and drink specials available all day long.

In Winnipeg, enjoy lamb stew with soda bread and a Guinness Beer cheddar soup. Evening guests can enjoy the lively Celtic music of The Hammers. Saskatoon menu details to come.

Celebrate International Macaron Day (March 20th) with us
Winnipeg location only

Our Winnipeg Chef de Patisserie, Geoffroy Etienne Dextraze, makes the best macarons anywhere. (He is, in fact, presenting at this year’s Research Chefs Association in Denver.) In recognition of Geoffroy’s consummate skills, we are celebrating International Macaron Day March 20 with a macaron flavour-picking contest. Suggest a flavour, any flavour. If you can imagine it, Geoffroy can make it. Leave your suggestions at the Prairie Ink Patisserie. Contest closes end-of-day March 20. The winning flavours will be featured throughout April. The winners themselves receive the following prizes: 1st place a $100 gift card plus 24 macarons; 2nd place 24 macarons; 3rd place 12 macarons. (Sorry, this contest is not available at our Saskatoon location.)

Mother & Child Storytime Tea (Sunday, May 1st)
Winnipeg location only

Dress your best. Bring your mom or grandma, or both, to our annual Storytime Tea Party for a morning of fun and celebration. The tea starts at 9:30 am. Tickets are $23 (plus tax & gratuity) per person and go on sale April 5. Tickets must be purchased in advance at Prairie Ink Restaurant or by calling 204-975-2659.

Teddy Bear Picnic (Sunday, May 1st)
Saskatoon location only

Boys and Girls! Celebrate your teddy bear with us on Sunday May 1. Things get underway at 9:30 am in our Prairie Ink Restaurant with picnic-themed foods, followed by a Teddy Bear craft, Teddy Bear Parade, and of course Teddy Bear stories up in the Hundred Acre Wood. Teddy Bears are mandatory! And you’ll need to bring an adult with you as well. Tickets are $15 per person and go on sale at Prairie Ink mid-March.

Mother's Day (Sunday, May 8th)
In WINNIPEG: Put Prairie Ink on your calendar for Mother’s Day. Our chefs are making plans to help you make your Mother’s Day a special day. Details to follow.

In SASKATOON: Prairie Ink Restaurant is hosting a special buffet filled with all mom’s favourites. Brunch seating will be available from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Diners will be served on a first-come, first-served basis. Regular menu service will not be available during the brunch. Regular service will resume at 2:00 pm.

Categories: Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Prairie Ink

2015 Holiday Hours & Closures

by Tyler Vitt - Tuesday, Dec 01, 2015 at 12:16pm

Seasons greetings and happy holidays!

Please note our special holiday hours and closures this December:

Sunday, December 6th: due to our Breakfast with Santa event (sold out), we will open at noon.
Sunday, December 13th: due to a special event, we will be closing early.

Christmas Eve: open 9 am to 5 pm
Christmas Day: closed
Boxing Day: open 10 am to 6 pm
New Year's Eve: open 9 am to 5 pm
New Year's Day: closed

Otherwise we will have our regular hours of operation.

Categories: Saskatoon, Winnipeg

Pre-Order Holiday Baking

by Tyler Vitt - Thursday, Oct 22, 2015 at 2:24pm

Our baked goods are created fresh daily by our in-shop bakeries. And you can enjoy baking in your home over the holiday season. We have a full selection of cakes, pastries, and cookies available for pick up and custom order.

Winnipeg: 204-975-2659 | Saskatoon: 306-955-3579

Categories: Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Prairie Ink

The 2015 Giller Light Bash

by Tyler Vitt - Wednesday, Sep 09, 2015 at 3:56pm

PLEASE NOTE: This event is sold out. Contact us to be added to a wait list.

Join us at Prairie Ink Restaurant in Winnipeg for the annual Giller Light Bash on November 10.

Tickets are $54.00 plus GST, and are available at Prairie Ink Restaurant or online (scroll down through the Classes list to November 10th).

A fund-raiser for Frontier College, McNally Robinson Booksellers has been hosting Winnipeg’s Giller Light Bash since 2005. Enjoy a special dinner while attendees listen to local advocates for the nominated books and then watch the Scotiabank Giller Prize broadcast on our big screen.

Categories: Store News, Winnipeg, Prairie Ink
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