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deer + almond, Winnipeg

DEER + ALMOND, Winnipeg, Manitoba


Mandel Hitzer’s deer + almond is the top restaurant in Winnipeg. (Adrian Brijbassi/Vacay.ca)

Chef: Mandel Hitzer
Website: www.deerandalmond.com.
Cuisine:Contemporary, Fusion.
Telephone: 204-504 8562. Twitter/Instagram:@deerandalmond
2014 Rank: 18
Price Range: $7-$28; share plates.
You Must Order: Kale and Kelp Beignets ($7), with hemp aioli and nori salt.
Need to Know … from Segovia’s Adam Donnelly: “I love eating at this restaurant on my days off. The food is always inventive and tasty and Mandel, the owner and chef, is always very hospitable. It’s really fun food to eat.”

Vikram Vij of Vij’s says: “Chef Mandel Hitzer is a very good chef, using lots of local ingredients and creating very simple food.” 

Vacay.ca’s Manitoba Chair Deborah Son says: “The food is always a stunning array of colours, tastes, and textures. Consistently fresh-tasting and high-quality dishes that burst with creativity.”

Read the Vacay.ca article on Deer+Almond and its frozen pop-up, RAW: almond