With slurpable rice noodles, sour notes of lime, and a kick of spice, Boun’s Laotian take on chicken noodle soup packs more punch than Granny’s and is equally sure to cure what ails you.
Location: 208 Marion St, 204-231-3005
Mama's Noodle House
Vermicelli and udon noodles are a main feature in this restaurant’s soups and stir-fries. The pho special with barbeque pork combines vermicelli noodles, salty chicken broth and chicken breast, with tender pork adding smoky flavour.
Location: 141 McPhillips St, 204-783-4847
Soup’s on at this favourite downtown lunch locale. From classic borscht to this decadent pumpkin apple spice soup, the menu offers plenty of reasons for office workers to keep protecting their ties.
Location: 387 Graham Ave, 204-942-2854
Laden with tender pink shrimp, broccoli, baby corn, asparagus, bamboo and peppery-sweet Thai basil, Sukhothai‘s Kaeng Phet teases taste buds with piquant chile and calm coconut milk.
Location: 191 Osborne St, 204-633-6907
For a cure-all go to Thanh Huong for the satay beef soup and order it spicy. A steaming bowl of this nourishing pho is laden with tender beef, rice noodles and beans sprouts and packs a spicy punch of lemongrass, sriracha and lime juice.
Location: 534 Sargent Avenue, 204-774-8888
Tuxedo Village Restaurant has been renowned for its traditional Greek fare since 1998, conveying the fresh and vibrant flavours for which Mediterranean cuisine is known through every dish, including perky and bright avgolemono soup. Slivers of chicken and generous swirls of fluffy rice intermingle in spoonfuls of zingy lemon broth, a refreshing precursor of the feast to come.
Location: 2090 Corydon Ave, 204-897-6565