Holiday Hours 2016

by Tyler Vitt - Friday, Dec 09, 2016 at 4:43pm

Happy holidays from Prairie Ink! Please note our following hours and closures for the season.

Christmas Eve: 9 am - 5 pm
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: 10 am - 5 pm
New Years Eve: 9 am - 5 pm
New Years Day: Closed

Christmas Eve: 9 am - 5 pm
Christmas Day: Closed
Boxing Day: 11 am - 6 pm
New Years Eve: 9 am - 5 pm
New Years Day: Closed

Categories: Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Prairie Ink

Thanksgiving hours

by Tyler Vitt - Saturday, Oct 08, 2016 at 4:06pm

Happy Thanksgiving weekend!

All of our bookstores and restaurants will be open regular hours this Saturday and Sunday. On Thanksgiving Monday (Oct. 10), our Saskatoon store will be closed and our Winnipeg store will be open with special holiday hours: 12 PM - 5 PM.

Prairie Ink Restaurant will be closed on Thanksgiving Monday, but the Patisserie at our Winnipeg location will be open for counter service.

We hope you enjoy your holiday.

Categories: Store News, Saskatoon, Winnipeg

Scotiabank Giller Prize 2016 Longlist

by Events Winnipeg - Wednesday, Sep 07, 2016 at 10:47am

The longlist for the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize was announced this past week, comprising 12 Canadian writers all vying to win the $100,000 award. The list was selected by a panel of five judges, who will pare their selections down to a six-book shortlist to be announced on Monday Setpember 26th.

The 2016 Giller longlist is:

We had the pleasure of launching David Bergen's Stranger in front of a packed house on Tuesday September 6. Catherine Leroux will be reading from The Party Wall at Thin Air 2016: The Winnipeg International Writers Festival. You can also join us here at the store for an evening with Zoe Whittall on Saturday November 26.

You can see the official announcement here, and don't forget to join us for our Giller Light Bash on November 7!

Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Prairie Ink

Autumn specials at Prairie Ink

by Tyler Vitt - Wednesday, Aug 31, 2016 at 4:53pm

As we head into the fall, Prairie Ink Restaurant & Bakery is featuring seasonal vegan and vegetarian Chef Specials inspired by two great cookbooks.

Angela Liddon's Oh She Glows Every Day, the follow-up to her international bestseller The Oh She Glows Cookbook, is packed with simple and delicious plant-based recipes that will keep you glowing from the inside out every day. (Hardcover. $32.00. Penguin. September)

The creators of the Thug Kitchen series of cookbooks are back with another off-the-wall guide to healthy eating. Thug Kitchen 101 features more than 100 vegetarian recipes that not only benefit our bodies, minds, pocketbooks, and the environment, but taste good too. (Hardcover. $29.99. HarperCollins. October)

The chefs at Prairie Ink Restaurant & Bakery are also updating our fall menu. Watch for new entrées and appetizers throughout the season alongside all your favourites. (Hint: if you're in Winnipeg and you like stuffed-chicken, Prairie Ink is planning a variety of rotating stuffed-chicken specials.)

Categories: Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Cooking, Prairie Ink

Coolest Cocktails in Town

by Tyler Vitt - Tuesday, Jun 28, 2016 at 12:07pm

Keep cool with a variety of specialty cocktails made with the best spirits, liqueurs, fresh juices and garnishes at Prairie Ink this summer. Each of our locations is featuring their own selection of special drinks made with locally-sourced liquors and ingredients.

Raspberry vodka cocktail muddled with basil, served in a martini glass with a sugared rim and topped off with tonic water.
Limoncino on the rocks with white cranberry juice and a little lemon juice.

Dill Pickle Caesar, a twist on the classic Caesar using dill pickle vodka from Last Mountain Distillery, a blend of spices and garnished with a house made pickle.
Frozen Ginger Peach, fresh peach and ginger puree blended with ice, whiskey from Last Mountain Distillery, and amaretto, and garnished with a swirl of grenadine.
Sour Cherry Smash, featuring locally grown sour cherries infused with fresh mint and served over ice with whiskey from Last Mountain Distillery and club soda.
Saskatoon Berry Beer Cocktail, a pint of Crazy Farm beer from Prairie Sun Brewery infused with Saskatoon berry liqueur from Luck Bastard Distillery and amaretto.

Categories: Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Prairie Ink
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