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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 La Belle Baguette 248 Ave de la Cathédrale, 204-219-2123. Pastry chef Alix Loiselle makes everything from rustic loaves to delicate pâtisserie Chocolate Zen Bakery 553 Osborne St, 204‐287‐CAKE. Decadent tortes and pastries for special occasions Le Croissant 276 Tache Ave, 204‐237‐3536. Traditional French bakery; excellent baguettes The Crusty Bun 1026 St. Mary’s Rd, 204‐257‐7311. European-style artisan breads and baked goods made on site 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 A l’Epi de Ble 1757 Main St, 204‐334‐2526. Pastries of Provence and hearty loaves of bread. Lilac Bakery 920 Grosvenor Ave, 204‐992‐8000. Upscale bakery offering classic treats like grandma used to make Mr. D’s Tart & Pie 1850 Ness Ave, 204‐831-9619. Freshly baked sweet and savoury tarts and pies. Sweet Impressions 669 Stafford St, 204‐237‐0743. Nut-free bakery specializing in designer cookies and cupcakes. Sweet gifts for bakers 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. Chocolatier Bernard Callebaut 431 Academy Rd, 204‐488‐4376; 7‐1504 St. Mary’s Rd, 204‐256‐8357. Canadian‐made fine Belgian chocolates Mordens’ of Winnipeg 674 Sargent Ave, 204‐783‐4551. Winnipeg institution sells chocolates made on site, including Russian mints ETHNIC SPECIALTY Dino’s Grocery Mart 460 Notre Dame Ave, 204‐942‐1526. Importer of food and spices from the Caribbean Islands, Asia, Africa and the Americas specialtyfoods The Greek Market 1440 Corydon Ave, 204‐488‐6161. Imported and prepared Greek specialties India Spice House 1875 Pembina Hwy, 204‐261‐3636. South Asian dry goods, spices and fresh produce, along with fish and meats 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 MARKET/FINE FOOD Crampton’s Farm Produce Market 1765 Waverley Ave, 204‐269‐3355. Cozy market boasting local organic produce and Manitoba meats. Fresh baking done on‐site. Open May‐Oct 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 The Fresh Carrot 230 Osborne St, 204‐489‐3737. Health superstore with products from organic groceries to holistic medicine and beauty products 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 An outdoor market offering local seasonal fruits and vegetables along with some from BC and Ontario. Open May-Oct, 419 St. Mary’s Rd, 204‐237‐7216 Piazza De Nardi 1360 Taylor Ave, 204‐982‐9461. Offers Italian specialties, gourmet dried goods, cheese and wines. Elaborate pastry counter, and colourful gelati cooler Scoop ’n Weigh 1770 Taylor Ave, 204‐489‐1031. Spices, specialty flours, snacks, candies and health foods The Store Next Door 530 Waterloo St, 204-668-2253 This market and espresso bar owned by Chew offers a range of baked goods, prepared dinners, and Manitoba products to recreate meals at home Vita Health Fresh Market Six locations in Winnipeg, myvita.ca, 204‐984‐9599. Local chain of health stores carrying natural beauty products to supplements to 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, 1083 St. Mary’s Rd, 204‐256‐3474; 6-801 Regent Ave W, 204‐222‐4672. Specialties include fresh or frozen pickerel and goldeye. Marcello’s Meats 9‐200 Meadowood Dr, 204‐256‐6328. Fresh cuts, fine deli meats, frozen foods and certified Angus beef Miller’s 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 and frozen seafood from around the world. Tenderloin Meat & Sausage 1483 Main St, 204‐582‐2280. Many house‐made cold cuts, garlicky kielbassa and spicy pepperoni sticks Winnipeg Old Country Sausage 691 Dufferin Ave, 204‐589‐8331. Catering to the North End with smoked and cooked meats 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 vinegar tasting room offering a vast selection of specialty oils, balsamic vinegars and more WINE Banville & Jones Wine Co 1616 St. Mary’s Rd, 204‐948‐WINE (9463). Tuscan‐inspired space features wines from around the world; wine gifts, accessories and gourmet items La Boutique del Vino 1360 Taylor Ave, 204‐982‐VINO (8466). In Piazza De Nardi complex, specializes in cellar wines 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 around the world 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 50 ciao! / oct/nov / two thousand fifteen