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formal wear, and luxury rubber boots are centre stage to protect feet from the elements with style. Buttery soft leather coats with fur necklines combine comfort with class, and oversize mirrors give this tiny space depth and shine. 106‐270 Waterfront Dr, 204‐942‐8831. I shoe store shuffle Beloved Osborne Village spot Rooster has gained some room to spread it's wings. Unique and elegant shoes, socks, and accessories now fill the bright storefront recently vacated by Sew Dandee. The space, next to Rooster's sister store, Silver Lotus, is well furnished with light wood and eye-catching displays, and roomy enough for those trying on to strut their stuff. 105 Osborne St, 204‐219‐7008. —JK culinary calendar I dining dates •To Feb 11: For the third year in a row, pop-up eatery RAW: almond graces the ice on the Assiniboine River. This year the restaurant will have a new geometric look, designed by UK architects OS31. Communal tables provide an opportunity to forge new friendships while sampling creations by chefs from across North America. Diners itching for cool cuisine can purchase a dinner ticket for $100 and a tasting bar ticket for $35. Visit raw-almond.com for more information. • Feb 2-12: Ciao! magazine's annual event Dine About Winnipeg presented by Manitoba Pork, is back to warm hearts in the coldest season. Winnipeg's ciao!news top chefs serve up creative and exciting three-course, prix fixe menus for $18, $28, or $38, enabling restaurant-goers to taste the city on a budget. Call ahead, as reservations are necessary. Menus available on ciaowinnipeg.com, including lunch options, a new addition to this year's event. • Feb 12: One of the largest charity galas in Winnipeg, A Night To Remember in Brazil, presented by the Alzheimer Society at the RBC Convention Centre, includes live entertainment, a gourmet take on Brazilian cuisine, complimentary bar and a live auction. Purchase tickets online at alzheimer.mb.ca/gala2015 or call 204‐943‐6622 ext 212. • Feb 13-14: Party New Orleans style at Winnipeg Mardi Gras. This huge, Bourbon Street-style party features music, food, and a costume parade. Check out the oyster and wine bar and sample some alligator fritters. Must be 18 or older. Tickets $16, visit winnipegmardigras.com. RBC Convention Centre, 375 York Ave. • Feb 13-22: Experience the lifestyle of the couriers du bois at Festival du Voyageur. Highlights of the fest include the Rendez-Vous des Chefs, the annual pea soup contest at which diners can taste and judge variations on this beloved dish, and Fashion on Ice (pictured), an outdoor fashion show full of fabulous local finds. Visit festivalvoyageur.mb.ca for more details and events. • March 6: The annual Gala Dinner of Culinary Inspiration will take place at the Delta Winnipeg. The gala dinner features food from five acclaimed Winnipeg chefs, a silent auction, music and dancing, and drink pairing by Manitoba What’s on your plate? We service contemporary, collector and classic cars. 1775 Portage Avenue Winnipeg 204-885-5900 www.canadiansupershop.ca OLD CLASSICS WITH A NEW TWIST Smoked Salmon Wrap & Latke Deli: Mon-Fri 8am-8pm Sat 8am-5pm, Sun 9am-4pm Restaurant: Mon-Fri 8am-7:30pm Sat 8am-3:30pm, Sun 9am-2:30pm Winnipeg’s Favourite Deli for more than 28 years! Corydon Village Mall 1700 Corydon Ave. 204-488-4552 bernsteinsdeli.com ciao! / feb/mar / two thousand fifteen 7