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ciao! reviews As the business draws to a close we want you to know how we truly appreciate the support and friendship we received over the past 47 years at Desart, Basil’s and Tap&Grill. Thank You Winnipeg! It has been our pleasure to serve you! Donna and Basil Until we ride off into the sunset to enjoy retirement, I hope you will come visit one last time. CLOSING DEALS IN STORE! 20% OFF - MAY 29 - JUNE 4 30% OFF - JUNE 5 - JUNE 11 40% OFF - JUNE 12 - JUNE 18 50% OFF or MORE - JUNE 19 - JULY 1 Some exceptions apply. Buy what you love – before it is gone! 117 Osborne Village 204-284-0823 open every day an indulgent mix of blue cheese and alfredo sauce hugging thinly cut fries. Each bite provides a forkful of smooth, sharp flavour. Chaise Café is open for lunch Mon- Fri 11 am-2 pm; for dinner Mon-Thu 5 pm-9 pm, Fri & Sat 5 pm-10 pm, Sun 5 pm-9 pm; for brunch Sat & Sun 10 am-2 pm. TAVERN UNITED Neighbourhood . ... Downtown Address . ..... 345 Graham Ave Phone ........ 204-944-0022 Entrées ............ $11-$18 The tell-tale sign of a Winnipeg local is that their ears perk up at the word ‘patio’. After each long, cold winter of seeking out cozy bistros and hovering over soup bowls, summer brings patio fever, and the city’s neighbourhoods come alive with lounging urbanites hungry for fresh fare with a side of vitamin D. To that end, Tavern United is in prime position, with a quick-and-easy casual menu and an unbeatable rooftop spot. Situated adjacent the MTS Centre, the downtown location of this popular sports pub has carved out a niche as the place to be on game days, with sprawling screens in eyesight of every first floor table – including TVs mounted in each booth for semiprivate viewing. For those coveting al fresco noshing, one of the city’s few rooftop patios is where to go for fresh air, wide umbrellas, and a view of downtown. Typical pub grub is on hand, with a few refreshing twists. Proudly plaid, with kilt wearing servers shuttling pint glasses to each table, expected English odes to the potato, like chips with vinegar, round out the selection. Fish served in faux-newsprint parchment sport a crispy, malty beer batter coating encasing a halibut filet. Fries are English style, thick cut and 32 ciao! / june/july / two thousand fifteen