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bestlist The Dish That Changes Lives Fett Chile - Fettuccine with chicken, chorizo, cashews & roasted peppers in chile cream sauce... Created to be Craved. Red Ember Common 1 Forks Market Rd, 204-504-8998. Fast- casual pizzeria using local and ethically raised ingredients to create their modern sides and neo-Neapolitan style pies. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V Shawarma Khan 392 Graham Ave; 225 McDermot Ave, 204‑504‑0453; 2589 Pembina Hwy, 204‑615-6006. Former Blue Bomber Obby Khan serves up his favourite Middle Eastern food. WA, A, IA, M, V Wall Street Slice 753 Wall St, 204-221-7272. West End spot serves New York style pizza whole or by the slice in an industrial chic atmosphere. Try the house-cured Pepperoni Prince and fold it like a true Yankee. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V Za Pizza Bistro Six locations, zapizzabistro.com. Customized pizzas are made to order with scratch-made sauces along an assembly-line style counter. Gluten free and whole wheat crust available. WA, IA, M, V FRENCH 243 Lilac Street • 204.477.5544 • cafecarlo.com Winnipeg’s Best MEATING Spot Seriously good barbeque in a fun and lively locale Authentic BBQ starts in a live-wood smoker stoked with genuine hickory logs. Our pitmasters hand-rub the meats with a custom blend of spices and cook for hours to extract the natural fl avours. Unit 70-11 Reenders Drive 204.504.7200 famousdaves.com 32 ciao! / aug/sep / two thousand nineteen Beaujena’s French Table 302 Hamel Ave, 204‑233‑4841. Chef/ owner Randy Reynold’s table d’hôte menu serves seven-course palate- pushing dinners at $64. Open Friday and Saturday at 5 pm. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V The Black Bird Brasserie 101-300 Tache Ave, 204-505-0760. This charming window-lined eatery serves hearty French comfort food like pickerel à la meunière, chicken confit and beef bourguignon. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V InFerno’s Bistro 312 Des Meurons St, 204-262‑7400. Chef/owner Fern Kirouac’s French- Canadian-meets-Mediterranean fare has earned him accolades as one of the city’s best. Six different preparations of mussels impress. WA, LP, SP A, IA, M, V Langside Grocery 164 Langside St. A contemporary lounge with classic pre-prohibition appeal in West Broadway. Small plates and charcuterie boards pair nicely with creative cocktails. WA, LP, SP, A, IA, M, V Little Goat 2615 Portage Ave, 204-254-4628. Chef Alex Svenne brings his brand of French comfort food to west Winnipeg in this charming and quirky space. French fried chicken is a winning menu pick. LP, IA, M, V Mon Ami Louis 50 Provencher Blvd, 204-938-2226. French inspired fare on the Esplanade Riel bridge. Tartes flambées are a specialty. Try the Mediterranean, loaded with artichoke hearts, tomatoes and goat cheese. WA, LP, SP, A, IA, M, V Peasant Cookery 283 Bannatyne Ave, 204‑989‑7700. Almost all items from cured meats to mayonnaise are made from scratch. Chef Tristan Foucault’s menu offers elegantly updated classics and rustic dishes. WA, LP, SP, A, IA, M, V