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bestlist Clementine Café 123 Princess St, 204‑942‑9497. Trendy underground nook has stellar offerings for breakfast and lunch featuring eclectic ingredients. Also offers fresh baking and a lineup of morning cocktails. LP, A, IA, M, V Feast Café Bistro 587 Ellice Ave, 204-691-5979. This cozy spot pays tribute to Manitoba’s Indigenous groups, with a menu rich in bannock, bison and berries. Try the squash pizza topped with white sauce and pine nuts. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V Forth 171 McDermot Ave, 204-505-7073. This sun dappled café inside an Exchange District heritage building is home to local roaster Dogwood Coffee Co. Head to the downstairs bar for slick cocktails and charcuterie. LP, SP, IA, M, V The Fyxx 310 Broadway, 204‑989‑2470. A creative selection of sandwiches and soup. The bright, airy atmosphere makes this downtown espresso bar a great spot to stop for lunch or meet friends over coffee. WA, IA, M, V Grace Café City Hall, 510 Main St, 204‑946‑0264; 2207 Henderson Hwy, 204‑338‑2229. Health-conscious diner caters to guests at different hours. Serves up hearty soups, sandwiches and build your own wraps. WA, IA, M, V Joe Black Coffee Bar 2037 Portage Ave, 204‑415‑1660. Located across the bridge from Assiniboine Park, this mod café serves up casual lunch fare and sinfully delicious desserts from Chocolate Zen Bakery. WA, LP, SP, IA, M, V, ATM Lark 91 Albert St, chewcatering.ca. This bright contemporary café/food store features a seasonally-inspired menu. Satisfy cravings for nutritious nibbles with salads, sandwiches and pastas. LP, IA, M, V Marion Street Eatery 393 Marion Street, 204‑233‑2843. Elevated comfort food. Try mac & cheese with bacon and pretzel topping. Pancakes drizzled with apple whiskey caramel sauce make for an indulgent brunch. LP, SP, A, IA, M, V The Oakwood 660 Osborne St, 204‑475‑4250. Sleek decor, twists on comfort food, a chalkboard menu of indulgent desserts and a commitment to local sourcing elevate this neighbourhood favourite. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V The Tallest Poppy 103 Sherbrook St, 204-219-8777. Located in the Sherbrook Inn, this comfort food with-a-twist diner serves soul food inspired eats with decidedly northern ingredients. Buttermilk fried chicken is excellent. LP, SP, IA, M, V Satisfy your Cravings Tonight PRIME RIB, slow roasted, hand carved, served with a red wine herb au jus MONDAY & TUESDAY $5 sangrias & $10 off all bottles wine WEDNESDAY 1131 St. Mary’s Road 204-257-1521 or 204-257-1526 $2 off apps and glasses wine Open 7 Days per Week, Lunch & Dinner. Reservations recommended, walk-ins welcome. Visit our website for full menus www.maximesrestaurant.ca 6 PAGE GLUTEN FREE MENU AVAILABLE. SEE OUR WEBSITE FOR FULL MENUS Casual Mediterranean Elegance Steve’s Bistro offers a traditional Mediterranean inspired atmosphere mixed with a little exotic. It’s a place for fi ne dining, but also ideal for stopping by for a drink. Let our extensive wine list and enticing cocktails tantalize the senses. 3121 Portage Ave. 204-831-5531 www.stevesbistro.com ciao! / aug/sep / two thousand nineteen 29