Ciao! Oct/Nov 2021 Digital_CIAO_OctNov2021 - Page 9

ciao ! news cotton candy , magic mallow and liquid blue razz . Even fake bakers ( we see you ) can have their cake and wear it too : a spritz of birthday cake fragrance is sure to fool some people some of the time . Unit A9 20 Island Shore Blvd .
❚ menu without borders

Amp up your dining routine after a day of Polo Park shopping at the new Damecca Lounge . Booths fill a newly renovated space , and while décor may lack , ( we visited on day two , right before press time ), delicious details are fully present on stylish dishes . The flavours span the globe , with popular favourites like poke and noodle bowls , pastas and sushi . Chicken karaage sliders and a creative Caesar salad combining romaine and kale , pickled red onion , fried shallots and bonito flakes reveal notable skills in the kitchen . We look forward to trying the mushroom truffle pappardelle next ! 305 Madison St .

❚ bowl us over

Let ’ s face it , anything that promises fun , social contact and good food gets our attention . When it comes in the form of a neighbourhood joint offering five pin bowling , a live band on stage and a café serving everyone ’ s favourite food groups — burgers , salads and pizza — it has the power to recharge hearts after a long pandemic . Park Alleys ( pictured left ) owners Tod and Laura Hughes hit all those notes by reviving a beloved south Osborne gathering place with new energy . Whether it ’ s the live music or the chance to show off bowling skills honed in the ‘ 70s , don ’ t miss the food in this fun house . The Nashville chicken sandwich is winning fans with its fiery personality . 730 Osborne St .

new locations
❚ easy as cake

Queen cake sisters and founders of Jenna Rae Cakes take confectionary seriously . The newest locale entices south Winnipeg residents with ready-to-eat sweets and necessities for those baking at home . Create your own JRC-inspired masterpiece using signature flavouring liquids ( pictured above ) like

❚ triple bubble

University of Winnipeg students have a new go-to spot for bubble tea . Panda Tea ’ s third location , on Portage Ave , is marked by a giant green cup ( pictured above ) beckoning passersby . An Instagramperfect corner features a plant wall , geometric mirrors and bubble tea decorations under bell jars . Slushies , milk teas and lattes deliver the sugar and caffeine rushes needed to fuel any late-night study session . 103-500 Portage Ave .

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