Do you know which McDonald’s location was the first in Winnipeg? It was at 690 Nairn. The restaurant moved down the way a bit years ago, but the bulldozer finally claimed its latest victim on Monday. It’s not getting torn down, but a Winnipeg burger institution is now up for sale. Blondie’s on Main St. A Winnipeg favourite for 26 years.
“You have to be very different in this business in order to succeed, and I have something that people don’t have — huge burgers. And I can make them really, really fast, really fast. And you have to have a wonderful sense of humour, but you also have to be able to put up with rude people,” she said.