Have we reached peak cocktail? The waves of craft drink constructors shaking, stirring, infusing and zesting elaborate concoctions at the bar seems to suggest that yes, we have. And you know what? We’re on board. Winnipeg has no shortage of restaurants, cafes and cocktail bars that are treating boozy drinks with the reverence of fine food: balancing flavours, using seasonal ingredients and creating stunning presentations. These six spots will transport you to cocktail nirvana.
Coffee’s “third wave” revival has washed over Winnipeg, bringing with it a tide of passionate baristas ready to serve the city silky, swirled lattes and aromatic single-origin roasts. Whether you’re a coffee connoisseur or a caffeine-appreciative aesthete, you’ll love sipping a carefully crafted brew at any one of these slick, well-designed cafes.