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ciao! news new openings, culinary calendar and food news now open I bites and brews Two of our current favourite trends on the rise are expertly prepared sandwiches and highbrow coffee, so why not have both at once? Miss Brown’s Hot Pressed Sandwich & Coffee Co. is the first in the city to brew Stumptown Coffee, delivered weekly from Portland, Oregon. Enjoy an Australian-style flat white alongside a pressed 'wich packed with house smoked brisket or pork. 288 William Ave, 204‐962‐3143. Delicate finger sandwiches and decadent pastries are laid out for high tea at La Cuisson, but the main draw is siphon coffee, a science experimentlike brewing method which extracts smooth, intricate flavour without removing any of the coffee beans' delicious oils. 774 Corydon Ave, 204‐691‐6046—JK I fuel-up Less than a year after its launch, Green Carrot Juice Company has squeezed up a fresh new spot in the Departures Hall at the Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport. Weary travellers can fuel their journey with coldpressed juices like morning greens or nosh on vegan sandwiches and coconut chips. 2000 Wellington Avenue, 204‐691‐0771—KC I donut daze With a cheeky name and hip subway tile and bare-bulb decor, Bronuts shows off their modern, fun side. Cinnamon sugar, Nutella, and peanut butter donuts have pastry lovers racing for a taste, as they often sell out before noon. 3-100 King St, bronuts.ca—KC I red hot Latin tastes meet Asian fusion at The Merchant Kitchen within the new Alt Hotel. The epitome of cool downtown swank, this recent open serves a mash up of street food inspired plates to share, punched with sweet and spicy flavour. Try the stand out papaya som tum, a refreshing shaved salad tossed with mint, pickled carrots and ribbons of papaya. 314 Donald St, 204‐615‐2278—KC I summer sips Nothing spells summer more than craft cocktails in the culture-crazed core of the District. Albert St. Cocktail Company is stirring and shaking up concoctions like the El Segundo, a mix of Cointreau, vanilla-infused Campari, orange bitters, grapefruit juice and soda. 91 Albert St—KC I everything but the... Kitchen Sync, a new, fully loaded commercial kitchen space in the heart of the hip Exchange, is poised to provide a place for start-up food companies to produce their growing quantities and caterers to prep for big functions. We think the oh-so-cool design makes it the perfect creative party venue– the best parties always end up in the kitchen! 370 Donald St, 204‐227‐4223—JK food news I spice of life The same spirit and vibrancy found in the cuisine at East India Company is now packaged for home cooks. Spicy butter chicken sauce 6 ciao! / june/july / two thousand fifteen