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ciao!news ciao!news new openings and food and retail news opening soon I ahoy there N now open I custom buns T he alluring aroma of cinnamon and sugar is poised to draw line ups at Winnipeg’s fi rst Cinnaholic (pictured above). Winnipeg is the third locale in Canada for this build your own cinnamon bun shop out of California, and expansion is planned to hit a baker’s dozen over the next two years. The menu promises every item, frostings and toppings, is all vegan, but it’s the small batch, scratch-made buns pulled out of the oven all day that have us swooning. Choice frosting fl avours like coffee, coconut, and caramel and tons of toppings guarantee a dilemma awaits. 170-1600 Kenaston Blvd., 204-414-2111. —LH I new nest F rom The Grove/Cornerstone team comes the newly opened Black Bird Brasserie in St. Boniface. The simple French style menu offers a small selection of hearty delights such as the Black Bird Burger – a juicy patty in a brioche bun – or the Lyonnaise salad with its creamy poached egg sitting atop crisp frisee lettuce. The menu items support the restaurant’s good selection of wine and beer. 101-300 Tache Ave., 204-505-0760 —SM 6 ciao! / oct/nov / two thousand eighteen I osborne opening A fter a short hiatus, Pete’s Place reopens in a coveted contempo-rustic setting in Osborne Village. The former Main Street diner known for its classic burgers serves up housemade comfort food with a Greek twist. Souvlaki pita, garides saganaki and its signature Big Fat Greek burger have won us over. 135 Osborne St, 204-339-7225 —MK onsuch Brewing Co. drops the anchor and opens a taproom aimed at connecting with beer lovers. Its seven taps offer core pours like Belgium tripel and Belgium blonde, and experimental brews like a fruited saison. The taproom is just down the street from its namesake at the Manitoba Museum. 125 Pacifi c Ave, 204-666-7824 —MK I essential oils S ample smooth extra-virgin olive oils and fragrant balsamic vinegars in a soothing setting surrounded by local art. Frescolio opens a third location with endless options — varietal olive oils, infused olive oils, dark and white balsamic vinegars and much more. Unit 1 1530 Regent Ave W., 204-505-1455 —MK I locale for global V ibrant hot spot, Bodegoes, known by many for its quirky triangular shaped patio on Bannatyne and Albert can rejoice it has a new home-right across the street. The made-to-order fast food spot has a stylish new look and a playfully presented menu with lots of globally inspired fl avours to brighten the day. 102-211 Bannatyne Ave, 204-943-3166. —LH I a cute serving T here’s now a spot in the city to grab taiyaki, a popular Japanese street snack. Not A Waffl e presents soft- serve ice-cream in fi sh-shaped Japanese waffl e cones. The cute shop serving Instagram- worthy desserts introduces us to traditional taiyaki, fi lled with sweet red bean paste, custard or taro. 353 Langside St, 204-774-4290 —MK I capital central A nticipation is building at press time as Chef Wayne Martin's downtown spot takes shape. The Capital Grill 2.0 (pictured above) is expected to feature lots of salads, burgers and pizzas on its menu. 275 Broadway, 204-416-1144 —MK