Chef Beth McWilliam of fresh cafe. Photo by Ian McCausland.
Fresh, locally inspired fare is the focus of Chef Beth McWilliam’s menu at Corydon Avenue hot spot fresh café. From the freshly squeezed juices to juicy bison and elk burgers to house-made hemp muesli, this vibrant daytime eatery has earned a loyal following for its sophisticated dishes and an unwavering commitment to using made-in-Manitoba ingredients. Tuck into the zippy butternut burger made with local squash and topped with refreshing house-made tomato chutney and garlic aïoli. 775 Corydon Ave, 221-5775.
Arnaldo Carreira of Orlando's Seafood Grill. Photo by Ian McCausland.
Portugal native and Orlando’s Seafood Grill Chef/owner Arnaldo Carreira is responsible for introducing exotic European specalties like barbequed octopus and orange roughy to Winnipeg. For 17 years he has been serving these seafood delicacies, along with traditional meats and Portuguese-style chicken at his subterraean Corydon Avenue restaurant. Take a seat on the bustling patio and savour the oceanic flavours present in the silky lobster bisque. 709 Corydon Ave, 477-5899.