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specialty foods To help Ciao! readers seek out the best gourmet foods in Winnipeg, we compiled a list of shops that offer a selection of fresh, prepared, and packaged foods. While we try to provide a comprehensive and accurate list, store information may change without notice. Enjoy! BREAD/PASTRY Cocoabeans Bakeshop 268 Tache Ave, 204‐918‐5313. Gourmet glutenfree bakery offers wide selection of breads and pastries. Goodies Bake Shop 1124 Ellice Ave, 204‐949‐2480. Specialty breads, cakes, pastries and confections Gunn’s Bakery 247 Selkirk Ave, 204‐582‐2364. Bagels, specialty breads and kosher baking High Tea Bakery 2103 Portage Ave, 204‐775‐0264. Custom-designed cakes, dainties and cookies for all occasions Le Croissant 276 Tache Ave, 204‐237‐3536. Traditional French bakery; excellent baguettes Lilac Bakery 920 Grosvenor Ave, 204‐992‐8000. Upscale bakery offering classic treats Lisbon Bakery 717 Sargent Ave, 204‐775‐7612. Corn bread, rye and Portuguese water bread Pinky’s Bakeshop 439 Stradbrook Ave, 204‐453‐CAKE. Boutique bakery offers a rainbow of flavours and colours in cupcakes Stella’s Bakery 110 Sherbrook St, 204‐783‐1453. Crusty breads, cinnamon buns, squares, croissants, and cookies. Also serves specialty coffees Sweet Impressions 669 Stafford St, 204‐237‐0743. Nut-free bakery specializing in designer hand-iced cookies and cupcakes Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company 859 Westminster Ave, 204‐783‐5097; The Forks Market, main floor. Organic sour dough, rye and cracked wheat. Also dairy- and egg‐free baking CHOCOLATIER Chocolatier Constance Popp 180 Provencher Blvd, 204‐897‐0689. Award-winning artisanal chocolates. Creative use of regional ingredients. Mordens’ of Winnipeg 674 Sargent Ave, 204‐783‐4551. Winnipeg institution sells chocolates made on site, including Russian mints ETHNIC SPECIALTY The Greek Market 1440 Corydon Ave, 204‐488‐6161. Imported and prepared Greek specialties Lucky Supermarket 1051 Winnipeg Ave, 204‐272‐8011. Enormous selection of Asian groceries. Fresh produce, meat and seafood counters. Small cafeteria offers dim sum and Asian entrées Young’s Market 397 William Ave, 204‐957‐0230, 1000 McPhillips St, 204‐957‐1088. Modern Asian superstore stocked with dry goods, fresh produce, frozen seafood and meat counter FARMERS’ MARKETS The following is a list of farmers’ markets in and around Winnipeg. Each market offers a selection of locally produced fruits, vegetables, meats, baking and crafts. Le Marché St. Norbert 3514 Pembina Hwy, St. Norbert, 204‐275‐8349. Open Wed 11 am-4 pm, Sat 8 am-3 pm Downtown BIZ Farmers’ Market Manitoba Hydro Place Plaza (Graham Ave entrance), 204‐958‐4640. Thu 10 am-3 pm My Farmers’ Market 204‐272‐9555, myfarmersmarket.com, online farmers’ market offering same-day delivery in Winnipeg year-round. Locally sourced product. MARKET/FINE FOOD Crampton’s Farm Produce Market 1765 Waverley Ave, 204‐269‐3355. Cozy market boasting local organic produce, Manitoba meats, and fresh baking De Luca’s Specialty Foods 950 Portage Ave, 204‐774‐7617. Italian cheeses, cold cuts, olives, marinated vegetables. Dried and fresh pasta and breads, frozen Italian delicacies The Forks Market Home to a variety of specialty food stores including: Bindy’s Caribbean Delights, 204‐942‐8409; Fenton’s Gourmet Foods; The Cheese Shop, 204‐942‐8984; Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen, 204‐942‐5097; Human Bean Coffee & Tea, 204‐947‐3777; The Fudge Guy, 204‐504‐0101 G.J. Andrews 384 Academy Rd, 204‐487‐7300. Wines from around the world beside rows of imported delicacies and gourmet take away Jardins St Leon Gardens 419 St. Mary’s Rd, 204‐237‐7216. Outdoor market stocks seasonal fruits and veggies Organza 230 Osborne St, 204‐453‐6266. Deli, produce, dry goods, frozen foods and home care products Piazza De Nardi 1360 Taylor Ave, 204‐982‐9461. Indoor market offers prepared Italian specialties, gourmet dried goods, cheese and wines. Stop by the pastry counter and gelati cooler Scoop ’n Weigh 1770 Taylor Ave, 204‐489‐1031. Spices, specialty flours, snacks, candies and health foods Vita Health Fresh Market Six locations in Winnipeg, myvita.ca, 204‐984‐9599 for information. Local chain of health stores carrying natural beauty products, supplements, and organic groceries MEAT & FISH The Carver’s Knife 29‐1530 Regent Ave, 204‐663‐6771. Manitoba beef aged and cut on‐site. Selection of made‐in‐Manitoba products Gimli Fish Market 596 Dufferin Ave, 204‐589‐3474; 625 Pembina Hwy, 204‐477‐6831, 5‐1604 St. Mary’s Ave, 204‐256‐3474. Specialties include fresh pickerel and goldeye, smoked on site Marcello’s Meats 9‐200 Meadowood Dr, 204‐256‐6328. Fresh cuts, fine deli meats, frozen foods and certified Angus beef Miller’s Super Valu Meats 590 St Mary’s Rd, 204‐233‐5409; #2‐2425 Pembina Hwy, 204‐269‐4442; 1867 Grant Ave, 204‐487‐2666. Fresh meats and specialty foods. Mariner Neptune 472 Dufferin Ave, 204‐589‐5341. Live, fresh and frozen seafood from around the world Roblin Choice Meats 5606 Roblin Blvd, 204‐889‐1881. Popular Charleswood butcher stocks fresh meat and deli products Tenderloin Meat & Sausage 1483 Main St, 204‐582‐2280. Many house‐made cold cuts, garlicky kolbassa and spicy pepperoni sticks TEA, COFFEE & OIL The Canister 121 Osborne St, 204‐474‐0407. Over 100 varieties of teas, loose and in bags; Godiva chocolates and 60 varieties of coffee beans Cornelia Bean 417 Academy Rd, 204‐489‐5460. More than 200 varieties of loose tea and 18 freshly roasted coffees from around the world Frescolio 929 Corydon Ave, 204‐505‐1455. Extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting room offering a vast selection of flavours WINE Banville & Jones Wine Co 1616 St. Mary’s Rd, 204‐948‐WINE (9463). Large, Tuscan‐inspired space features wines from around the world, gifts, accessories and gourmet items De Luca Fine Wines 942 Portage Ave, 204‐783‐9463. Hundreds of new and old world wines, wide selection of wine-related gifts and accessories Fenton’s Wine Boutique The Forks Market, main floor, 204‐956‐4613. Many varieties of wines including reds, whites, sparklings, ports and sherries Kenaston Wine Market 1855A Grant Ave, 204‐488‐9463. Newly remodeled space carries fine wines, sherries and ports; Riedel custom gift baskets The Wine House 110‐1600 Kenaston Blvd, 204‐275‐6660. Canadian and imported wines; wine accessories ciao! / june/july / two thousand fifteen 51