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bestlist Promenade Café and Wine 130-C Provencher Blvd, 204-233‑7030. This neighbourhood bistro has a stellar view of the city’s skyline, making it a perfect spot for savouring French fare morning to night. WA, LP, SP, IA, M, V Resto Gare & Train Bar 630 Des Meurons St, 204‑237‑7072. This industrial-chic space serves French bistro fare. Seafood crêpes with Chardonnay velouté and Gruyère are a menu highlight. WA, LP, SP, IA, M, V Sous Sol 22-222 Osborne St, Hidden in a basement location at Confusion Corner, this dreamy speakeasy is worth the hunt. A changing selection of French classics is executed with flair. LP, A, IA, M, V Homer’s 520 Ellice Ave, 204-788‑4858. Grecian pillars transport you to ancient Athens at this popular spot with a menu of Greek and Mediterranean specialties. WA, LP, SP A, IA, M, V Niko’s 740 Corydon Ave, 204‑478‑1144. Greek and American classics converge at this casual eatery. Large menu boasts souvlaki platters, gyros, burgers and salads. WA, LP, SP, A, IA, M, V Tuxedo Village Restaurant 2090 Corydon Ave, 204‑897‑6565. This large family-run restaurant is famous for its perfectly seasoned chicken souvlaki and massive Greek salads. WA, LP, SP, A, IA, M, V GEORGIAN Line-ups are common at these seasonal ice cream shops. Banana Boat, 166 Meadowood Dr, 204-505-6001; Bridge Drive-In, 766 Jubilee Ave, 204‑475‑6850, Kildonan Place, 1555 Regent Ave W; GG Gelati, 705 Corydon Ave, 204-453‑5710; Licks Ice Cream Patio, 20 Britannica Rd, 204‑254‑7262; Neon Cone , 1 Forks Market Rd, 204-415-6321; Nucci’s Gelati, 643 Corydon Ave, 204‑475‑8765; Sargent Sundae, 2053 Portage Ave, 204‑832‑5021; Sub Zero Ice Cream, 298 Jamison Ave, 204‑668‑7341; Sweet Tops Ice Cream, 949 Henderson Hwy, 204‑668‑1062. Saperavi 709 Corydon Ave, 204‑416‑3996. The first Georgian restaurant on the prairies overlooks Corydon. Specialties include khinkali, a dumpling filled with spiced beef and pork. LP, SP, A, IA, M, V GREEK Helios 241 St Mary’s Rd, 204-233-3655. Sun soaked room offers traditional and modern Greek favourites. The menu shines at lunch with dishes like beef and lamb gyros and Helios’ staple lasagne. WA, LP, A, IA, M, V love ICE CREAM We know you will love the new look and feel Chaeban Ice Cream 390 Osborne Ave, 204-475-6226. Mod spot serves ice cream made with locally sourced ingredients. Arabic flavours offer exotic and intriguing concoctions. WA, SP, A, IA, M, V Dug and Betty’s 309 Des Meurons St, 204-417-0026. Sweet and stylish St. Boniface spot serving boozy ice cream floats, desserts and cocktails. WA, SP, LP, IA, M, V Eva’s Gelato & Coffee Bar 101-1001 Corydon Ave, 204-452-3827; 9A-20 Island Shore Blvd, 204-254-2837. 36 colourful varieties of house-made Argentinean-style gelato. Dulce de leche is a signature flavour. WA, SP, IA, M, V Milksmith 651 Corydon Ave, Witness thin layers of frozen flavoured cream be artfully rolled and topped with a choice of sweets in this playful pink space. IA, M, V Not a Waffle 353 Langside St, 204‑774-4290. Japanese taiyaki, a fish-shaped waffle, is the star of this ultra-cute ice cream spot. Try it with Sakura and matcha soft serve. WA, IA, M, V Snow and Moon 5-1727 Kenaston Blvd, J-1045 St James St. Flavoured milk snows topped with ice cream and fruit are worth their lavish price at this Korean dessert café. WA, A, IA, M, V 3.0 Authentic Prairie Flavour IS HERE! fresh, local, organic, wild Make a reservation tonight! Walk-ins welcome. 550 Academy Rd. at Lanark St. 204.489.6963 Tue - Sat Lunch and Dinner. ciao! / aug/sep / two thousand nineteen 33