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JOIN US FOR JAZZ AT THE STATION EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT The Best Sangria in Winnipeg! Visit our historic train station and try city’s BEST Sangria, French Onion Soup, Poutine, Grilled Rack of Lamb and more. 630 Des Meurons at the old St. Boniface Train Station. ph: 204-237-7072 www.restogare.com Free Parking. ON TRACK for 100 years, Winnipeg’s ONLY historic train station restaurant FRESH & NEW • Global Cuisine • Small plates, creative salads, thin crust pizza, burgers, sandwiches and pasta • Craft cocktails • Courtyard patio 135 OSBORNE ST. 204-615-1130 WWW.BLACKRABBIT.MENU bestlist Carbone 400-1580 Taylor Ave, 204‐488‐2554; 260 St Mary Ave, 204‐691‐2213. Extra crispy crusts are the result of an 850°F coal-fired oven at this chic pizza place. WA, LP, IA, A, M, V. Chaise Cafe and Lounge 271 Provencher Blvd, 204‐504‐4012. Set in the heart of St. Boniface, across from lush green space, this casualcontemporary setting offers smart takes on Italian classics. Standout pastries shouldn’t be skipped. LP, SP, IA, M, V. Nicolino’s 4‐2077 Pembina Hwy, 204-269‐5004. Owner Nick Zifarelli oversees a menu of rustic Italian classics that sparkles with innovative Canadian/regional specialties. WA, LP, SP, A, IA, M, V Pizzeria Gusto 404 Academy Rd, 204‐944‐8786. The wood-fired oven and contemporary pies, dressed with unique toppings like pear and rosemary, draw a crowd to this neighbourhood bistro. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V Tapastry 620 Niakwa Rd, 204‐256‐7326. Situated adjacent lush Niakwa golf course, this upscale space offers stand-out Italy influenced tapas. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V JAPANESE Ichiban 189 Carlton St, 204-925‐7400. A Winnipeg tradition for over 30 years, teppanyaki-style fresh entrées are cooked with panache by talented chefs. A sushi bar featuring more than 20 rolls is also available. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V Meiji 454 River Ave, 204-284‐3996. Offers unique house rolls like tropical and fashion roll. The ambiance and location make this sushi spot a memorable one. Try a fancy drink from attached G Martini Bar. LP, A, IA, M, V Wasabi/Wasabi on Broadway/ Wasabi Sabi 105‐121 Osborne St, 204-474‐2332; 588 Broadway, 204-774-4328; 3-1360 Taylor Ave, 204‐415‐7878. New‐school sushi is taken to new creative heights at all locations with visually stunning rolls. Take a seat at the sushi bar just to watch the volcano roll erupt. WA, LP, SP, A, IA, M, V Yujiro Japanese Restaurant 1822 Grant Ave, 204-489‐9254. Masa Sugita’s stylish incarnation of this former take-out spot is an ideal stop for traditional rolls. Try the delicate kaisou salad, mixed seaweed bathed in yuzu dressing. WA, LP, IA, M, V KOREAN IGI BBQ & Sushi Bistro 10-1875 Pembina Hwy, 204‐477‐9909. Its all about table-top, do-it-yourself barbeque at this new all-you-caneat Japanese and Korean focused restaurant. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V 44 ciao! / june/july / two thousand fifteen