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ciao!news new openings, food news and culinary calendar I cho fo sho T he perfect bowl of ramen has arrived in Winnipeg! Cho Venevongsa, owner of the popular chain of local Asian eateries, Chosabi, is now turning his attention to house-made noodles and broths at the new Cho Ichi Ramen; the only ramen house in the city. Expect scratch-made noodles and broths daily. 1151 Pembina Hwy, 204-615-8832. —TL I what a hoot now open I c'est fromage! L ocal entrepreneur Jean Marc Champagne has paired up with cheesemaker Bothwell Cheese to open the new Fromagerie Bothwell, (pictured above) a truly authentic made-in-Manitoba experience. Exciting SqueaK'rs in fl avours like ketchup and herb are produced in the on-site innovation kitchen. Products from approximately 50 local food brands such as Nature's Farm, Constance Popp, Flora & Farmer and more can be found here as well. Open Mon-Sat 9am-8pm, Sun 10am- 5pm. 136 Provencher Blvd, 204-505-2144.—KS I open season T he Exchange District BIZ partners up with local Pop Up, Luckygirl, to bring back the third annual Alleyways Market. Half farmers market and half curated pop-up shop, the exciting event brings a fun atmosphere of galleries, shops, dining and entertainment to the Exchange on four dates spread out over the summer. First market date on Friday June 1st. For following three dates, visit alleywaysmarket.ca.—KS 6 ciao! / jun/jul / two thousand eighteen offee connoisseurs rejoice in the latest addition to Winnipeg's specialty coffee scene. Owner Bryan Goertz is brewing up his own unique twist to the hybrid cafe/pub. Grey Owl Coffee serves coffee, beer and ciders on tap, as well as a variety of wine and freshly made eats that cater to dairy-free, vegan and gluten- free preferences. 272 Main St, greyowlcoffee.com—KS I get baked M uffi ns, biscuits, and pizzas, OH MY! The same bread- loving owners who opened St. Clements' Integrity Foods have now launched Hildegard's Bakery (pictured above). A full menu of baked goods along with delicious wood-fi red pizza and fresh-out-of-the-oven breads are served alongside roasted drip coffees from the on-site café. 100-686 Portage Ave, 204-615-0889.—KS culinary calendar I hot in the city •June 9-10: Manitoba Filipino Street Festival Celebrate the culture of the Philippines at this annual street festival. Showcases the Filipino entertainment, family-friendly activities and plenty of exotic eats for all to enjoy. •June 13-Aug 29: West End Biz Restaurant Tours. Check out all the deliciousness the West End has to offer by joining a restaurant tour of various multicultural eateries. 204-954-7900 westendbiz.ca •June 18: Moveable Feast Tours Kick off the series of four Downtown dining tours on two wheels. $50 per person, bikes and helmets not included. For the three following dates, visit downtownwinnipegtours.com •June 19-23: Kitchen Sync Dinner + A Show Series (pictured above) Event hosted by Jazz Fest, now part of TD International Jazz Festival, pairs the musical stylings of vocalist Erin Propp with the culinary interpretations of Chef Ben Kramer. Visit jazzwinnipeg.com •June 25: The Breakfast Club Tours. Explore the heart of historic downtown Winnipeg while stopping to indulge in the most important meal of the day. $40 per person. downtownwinnipegtours.com Bakery; C