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Sunshine, Cocktails and Patio bestlist ITALIAN/CLASSIC Mona Lisa 1697 Corydon Ave, 204-488-3687. Cuisine of the Grande family has been offered for more than 30 years in this casual neighbourhood restaurant. Serving house-made pastas and gourmet pizzas. WA, LP, SP, A, IA, M, V, ATM Pasquale’s 109 Marion St, 204-231-1403. Long- standing destination serves classic pastas, red sauces, and old fashioned recipes. Rooftop patio is a summer hotspot. WA, LP, SP, A, IA, M, V ITALIAN/ CONTEMPORARY 3116 Roblin Blvd. 204.615.3116 Souvlaki. Saganaki. Moussaka. Yemista! IT’S ALL GREEK. Café Carlo 243 Lilac St, 204-477-5544. Cozy, chic and consistent bistro serves dishes spiked with equatorial tastes and textures. Those in-the-know come for stellar house-cut steaks. Reservations recommended. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V Cibo Waterfront Café 339 Waterfront Dr, 204-594-0339. Renovated heritage space boasts one of the best views in the city. Mediterranean small plate standouts include 10 different types of bruschetta. LP, SP, A, IA, M, V. Harth 1-980 St Anne’s Rd, 204-255-0003. The stunning tapas-style menu designed by chef Brent Genyk offers a selection of Italian delicacies like housemade pasta. WA, LP, IA, M, V Nicolino’s 4-2077 Pembina Hwy, 204-269-5004. Owner Nick Zifarelli oversees a menu of rustic Italian classics that sparkles with innovative Canadian/regional specialties. WA, LP, SP, A, IA, M, V jAPANESE Traditional recipes, generous portions for big appetites 241 St. Mary's Rd. 204-233-3655 38 ciao! / jun/jul / two thousand eighteen Blüfish 179 Bannatyne Ave, 204-779-9888. Chic sushi spot balances sophistication with a healthy dose of fun. Try playful pan-seared cuttlefish with ginger-laced teriyaki sauce. LP, A, IA, M, V Ichiban 189 Carlton St, 204-925-7400. For over 30 years, teppanyaki-style fresh entrées are cooked with panache by talented chefs. Sushi bar features more than 20 rolls. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V Wasabi 105-121 Osborne St, 204-474-2332; 588 Broadway, 204-774-4328; 3-1360 Taylor Ave, 204-415-7878. New-school sushi is taken to creative heights at all locations. Visually stunning rolls leave a lasting impression. WA, LP, SP, A, IA, M, V Yujiro Japanese Restaurant 1822 Grant Ave, 204-489-9254. Edward Lam’s stylish rolls and lux ingredients make this an ideal stop for aficionados. WA, LP, IA, M, V