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To help Ciao ! readers seek out the best gourmet foods in Winnipeg , we compiled a list of shops that offer a selection of fresh , prepared , and packaged foods . While we try to provide a comprehensive and accurate list , store information may change without notice . Enjoy !
BREAD / PASTRY
Chocolate Zen Bakery 553 Osborne St , 204‐287‐CAKE . Decadent tortes , pastries and squares for special occasions Cocoabeans Bakeshop 268 Tache Ave , 204‐918‐5313 . Gourmet glutenfree bakery offers wide selection of breads and pastries . Le Croissant 276 Tache Ave , 204‐237‐3536 . Traditional French bakery ; excellent baguettes The Crusty Bun 1026 St . Mary ’ s Rd , 204‐257‐7311 . European-style artisan breads and baked products made on site The Cupcake Corner 439 Stradbrook Ave , 204‐453‐CAKE . Boutique bakery offers a rainbow of flavours and colours in cupcakes Goodies Bake Shop 1124 Ellice Ave , 204‐949‐2480 . Specialty breads , cakes , pastries and confections Gunn ’ s Bakery 247 Selkirk Ave , 204‐582‐2364 . Bagels , specialty breads and kosher baking High Tea Bakery 2103 Portage Ave , 204‐775‐0264 . Customdesigned cakes , dainties and cookies for all occasions Jonnies Sticky Buns 941 Portage Ave , 204‐415‐7287 . Rolled sticky buns with sweet and savoury fillings . Gluten-free and vegan buns available Lilac Bakery 920 Grosvenor Ave , 204‐992‐8000 . Upscale bakery offering classic treats like grandma used to make Lisbon Bakery 717 Sargent Ave , 204‐775‐7612 . Corn bread , rye and Portuguese water bread Sleepy Owl Bread 751 Wall St , 204‐805‐2530 . Breads and pastries made with local ingredients Sweet Impressions 669 Stafford St , 204‐237‐0743 . Nut-free bakery specializing in designer hand-iced cookies and cupcakes . Gifts for bakers sold on-site Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company 859 Westminster Ave , 204‐783‐5097 ; The Forks Market , main floor . Organic sour dough , rye and cracked wheat . Also dairy- and egg‐free baking
CHOCOLATIER
Chocolatier Constance Popp 180 Provencher Blvd , 204‐897‐0689 . Award-winning artisanal chocolates . Creative use of regional ingredients .

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Mordens ’ of Winnipeg 674 Sargent Ave , 204‐783‐4551 . Winnipeg institution sells chocolates made on site , including Russian mints
ETHNIC SPECIALTY
Dino ’ s Grocery Mart 460 Notre Dame Ave , 204‐942‐1526 . Importer of food and spices from the Caribbean Islands , Asia , Africa and the Americas Neechi Foods 865 Main St , 204‐586‐5597 . Stocked with MB proteins , produce and specialty foods . On-site bakery with offerings like bannock Young ’ s Market 397 William Ave , 204‐957‐0230 , 1000 McPhillips St , 204‐957‐1088 . Modern Asian superstore stocked with dry goods , fresh produce , frozen seafood and meat counter
MARKET / FINE FOOD
De Luca ’ s Specialty Foods 950 Portage Ave , 204‐774‐7617 . Italian cheeses , cold cuts , olives , marinated vegetables . Dried and fresh pasta and breads , frozen Italian delicacies The Forks Market Home to a variety of specialty food stores including : Bindy ’ s Island Hut , 204‐956‐7206 ; Fenton ’ s Gourmet Foods ; The Cheese Shop , 204‐942‐8984 ; Grass Roots Prairie Kitchen , 204‐942‐5097 ; Human Bean Coffee & Tea , 204‐947‐3777 ; The Fudge Guy , 204‐504‐0101 G . J . Andrews 384 Academy Rd , 204‐487‐7300 . Wines from around the world beside rows of imported delicacies and gourmet take away My Farmers ’ Market 204‐272‐9555 , myfarmersmarket . com , online farmers ’ market offering same-day delivery in Winnipeg year-round . Organza 230 Osborne St , 204‐453‐6266 . Deli , produce , dry goods , frozen foods and home care products Piazza De Nardi 1360 Taylor Ave , 204‐982‐9461 [ market ], 204‐982‐VINO ( 8466 ) [ wine store ]. Indoor market offers prepared Italian specialties , gourmet dried goods , cheese and wines . Elaborate pastry counter , along with colourful gelati cooler . Quaint cafe‐style seating for dining in Scoop ’ n Weigh 1770 Taylor Ave , 204‐489‐1031 . Spices , specialty flours , snacks , candies and health foods Vita Health Fresh Market Six locations in Winnipeg , myvita . ca , 204‐984‐9599 for information . Local chain of health stores carrying natural beauty products to supplements to organic groceries
MEAT & FISH
The Carver ’ s Knife 29‐1530 Regent Ave , 204‐663‐6771 . Manitoba beef aged and cut on‐site . Selection of made‐in‐Manitoba products Gimli Fish Market 596 Dufferin Ave , 204‐589‐3474 ; 625 Pembina Hwy , 204‐477‐6831 , 5‐1604 St . Mary ’ s Ave , 204‐256‐3474 . Specialties include fresh or frozen pickerel and goldeye , smoked on site Mariner Neptune 472 Dufferin Ave , 204‐589‐5341 . Live , fresh and frozen seafood from around the world Miller ’ s Super Valu Meats 590 St Mary ’ s Rd , 204‐233‐5409 ; # 2‐2425 Pembina Hwy , 204‐269‐4442 ; 1867 Grant Ave , 204‐487‐2666 . Fresh meats and specialty foods .
TEA , COFFEE & OIL
The Canister 121 Osborne St , 204‐474‐0407 . Over 100 varieties of teas , loose and in bags ; Godiva chocolates and 60 varieties of coffee beans Cornelia Bean 417 Academy Rd , 204‐489‐5460 . More than 200 varieties of loose tea and 18 freshly roasted coffees from around the world Frescolio 929 Corydon Ave , 204‐505‐1455 . Extra virgin olive oil and vinegar tasting room offering a vast selection of specialty oils , balsamic vinegars and more OLiV 540 Academy Rd , 204‐414‐2019 . Canadian olive oil and vinegar tasting franchise featuring tons of product for hundreds of pairings
WINE
Banville & Jones Wine Co 1616 St . Mary ’ s Rd , 204‐948‐WINE ( 9463 ). Large , Tuscan‐inspired space features wines from around the world ; wine gifts , accessories and gourmet items Calabria Market & Fine Wines 139 Scurfield Blvd , 204‐487‐1700 . Italian favourites for take-out , and an exclusive wine selection . De Luca Fine Wines 942 Portage Ave , 204‐783‐9463 . Hundreds of new and old world wines , wide selection of wine-related gifts and accessories Fenton ’ s Wine Boutique The Forks Market , main floor , 204‐956‐4613 . Many varieties of wines including reds , whites , sparklings , ports and sherries Kenaston Wine Market 1855A Grant Ave , 204‐488‐9463 . Newly remodeled space carries fine wines , sherries and ports ; Riedel custom gift baskets The Wine House 110‐1600 Kenaston Blvd , 204‐275‐6660 . Canadian and imported wines ; wine accessories
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