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Sun Fortune 15‐2077 Pembina Hwy, 204-269‐6868. Bustling Chinatown atmosphere in a south suburban shopping mall favoured by university crowd. Barbequed duck is a must. WA, LP, IA, M, V COFFEE Young entrepreneurs have sparked a local coffee culture renaissance of single origin beans, lovely latte art, and community connections. These boutique coffee shops can make a killer cup of joe. Cafe D’Amour, 685 Osborne St, 204‐415‐4995; Cafe Postal, 202 Provencher Blvd, 204‐414‐3654; Cafferia 360, 1459 Corydon Ave, 204‐489‐8990; Make Coffee + Stuff, 751 Corydon Ave, 204‐414‐0101; Little Sister Coffee Maker, 470 River Ave; Parlour Coffee, 468 Main St; Stain Coffee, 4-433 River Ave, 204‐475‐0625; Thom Bargen Coffee & Tea, 64 Sherbrook St. DANISH Bistro Dansk 63 Sherbrook St, 204-775‐5662. This nationally-recognized yet intimate restaurant serves European comfort food. Specialties include frikadeller and hakkebof. WA, LP, A, M, V bestlist DINER Bernstein’s Deli 1700 Corydon Ave, 204‐488‐4552. Jewish specialties and homestyle takeout. Eat-in menu features deli staples like bagels thickly layered with cream cheese and lox. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V Falafel Place 1101 Corydon Ave, 204-489‐5811. True to its name, this bustling diner specializes in Israeli-style falafel balls served in pitas or on a platter. The yam fries are a must-try. WA, IA. The Nook Diner 43 Sherbrook St, 204‐774‐0818. Daytime neighbourhood hangout pushes out short order favourites including the city’s best eggs Benedict. Breakfast served all day. WA, SP, LP, V, M, IA. DINNER THEATRE Celebrations Canad Inns, 1824 Pembina Hwy, 204‐982‐8282. They’ll sing for your supper at this interactive theatre. Reservations required. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V FAMILY The Ground Floor 190 Smith St, 204‐949‐0376. Located inside Place Louis Riel Suite, this urban diner offers comfort food favourites like burgers made with high quality local ingredients. WA, LP, A, M, V Original Pancake House Clarion Hotel, 1445 Portage Ave, 204-775‐9035; The Forks Market, 204-947‐5077; 1049 Pembina Hwy, 204‐452‐1040, not LP. A Winnipeg tradition famous for its signature giant apple pancake. The full menu includes crêpes, waffles, roast beef, soups and salads. WA, LP, SP, A, IA, M, V Park Café 330 Assiniboine Park Dr, 204‐927‐6001. Situated in the Qualico Family Centre, this family-friendly eatery serves comforting, casual dishes like buttermilk pancakes and pulled pork poutine. WA, LP, SP, M, V, IA FRENCH Bistro 7¼ 725 Osborne St, 204-777‐2525. The open kitchen, set in the middle of the room, serves up Montreal bistro favourites in a cool urban setting. WA, LP, IA, M, V Bistro Chez Sophie, Chez Sophie Sur Le Pont 248 ave de la Cathédrale, 204-235‐0353; 50 Provencher Blvd, 204‐942‐4142. French‐trained Chef/owner Stéphane Wild specializes in French family cuisine. His pizzas mirror those in Alsace, with unique cream sauces. Other traditional dishes include the savoury tartiflette. WA, LP, SP, A, IA, M, V “Best New Restaurant in Winnipeg” “The ambience and decor are straight from a downtown boutique hotel in New York or San Francisco and the food is even better.” - Urbanspoon.com diner review, 01/2014 Featuring Tapas-style cuisine made with local ingredients Located in the Grand Winnipeg Airport Hotel Validated parking in the airport parkade or valet parking available at the front of the hotel. 1979 Wellington Avenue | 204.594.1967 40 ciao! / feb/mar / two thousand fifteen