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REGIONAL / CANADIAN
Chew 532 Waterloo St , 204‐667‐2439 . New mod rustic River Heights bistro focused on in season local tastes . Truffle fries and crisp pickerel with arugula and chickpeas tempt . WA , LP , V , M , IA . Fusion Grill 550 Academy Rd , 204-489‐6963 . Talented Chef Lorna Murdoch uses fresh products sourced locally to create stunning Manitoba regional cuisine . The wine list is exclusively Canadian . LP , A , IA , M , V Gates on Roblin 6945 Roblin Blvd , 204-224‐2837 . This elegant country estate has several rooms offering a charming , contemporary dining atmosphere . Pan- Canadian menu is strong on fish and meat . WA , LP , SP , A , IA , M , V Mise Bistro and Lounge 842 Corydon Ave , 204‐284‐7916 . Skillfully blending regional mainstays with global accents , chef / owner Terry Gereta ’ s inventive menu wows . LP , WA , SP , A , IA , M , V Pineridge Hollow Off of Hwy 59 , east on Garven Rd [ PR # 213 ] to Pineridge Rd , follow signs to Heatherdale , 204‐777‐3880 . Located on the outskirts of Birds Hill Park , this beautiful restaurant also houses a tea room and gift shop . WA , LP , SP , IA , M , V bestlist
Prairie 360 83 Garry St , 204‐505‐2681 . Latest incarnation of the revolving restaurant offers up regional cuisine , such as venison sliders , with a view . Whiskey lounge two floors down features premium pours grouped according to flavour profiles . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V .
Smith 75 Forks Market Rd , 204‐944‐2445 . Plays on plaid and nostalgic Canadian touches offer a backdrop to scratchmade regional cuisine . The pan bagnat ups the ante on tuna salad with tuna steak , hard-boiled egg , and marinated vegetables . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V The Velvet Glove The Fairmont Hotel , 2 Lombard Pl , 204‐985‐6255 . Extremely high standards garnered this hotel a CAA / AAA Four Diamond Award . Chef Eraj Jayawickreme wows with stellar presentation , meticulously thoughtful dishes , and unique applications of local flavours . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V
SOUTH AMERICAN / SPANISH
Carnaval 270 Waterfront Drive , 204‐505‐0945 . Winnipeg ’ s only Brazilian barbeque . Juicy cuts of beef , lamb , chicken and pork are carved by gauchos tableside . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V .
Corrientes Argentine Pizzeria 137 Bannatyne Ave , 204‐219‐5398 . Argentinean-style pizza boutique serves up pies with unique toppings and empanadas in a historic Exchange District location . SP , LP , V , M , IA . Cafe Dario 1390 Erin St , 204‐783‐2813 . Chef Dario Pineda‐Gutierrez fuses North American ingredients with Latin American spices . Outstanding fivecourse dinners for $ 35 prix fixe . LP , SP , A , IA , M , V Deseo Bistro 696 Osborne , 204‐452‐2561 . Chef Scott Bagshaw serves up flavour-punched , Spanish-influenced food . Divine housemade mac and cheese with chorizo is an addictive menu standard . LP , IA , M , V . Hermanos Restaurant & Wine Bar 179 Bannatyne Ave , 204-947-5434 . This rustic Latin eatery is the perfect place to nibble on tapas or enjoy colourful mains such as the steak topped with coriander crab and zippy chimichurri . WA , LP , A , IA , M , V Segovia 484 Stradbrook Ave , 204‐477‐6500 . This trendy tapas restaurant features tastes of Spain in Chef Adam Donnelly ’ s creative shareables . Supple ricotta gnudi with sage , Pecorino and butter is sublime . WA , LP , SP , IA , M , V
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