Best Global Pancakes

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Pancakes have taken myriad forms around the world. It seems that nearly every culture has its own time-honoured version of a thin, cake-like dish cooked on a griddle.

by Ciao! editors

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Kawaii Crepe

Japanese-style crepes layer fun flavour combinations, like Snickers-inspired caramel, chocolate, and nuts (pictured), between crispy folds for a handheld snack.

201-99 Osborne St, 204-415-2833; 1220 St Mary’s Rd, 204-691-3700

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Sherbrook Street Delicatessen

Find traditional Jewish latkes at this modern deli, served golden and crispy. Just like Bubbe used to make.

102 Sherbrook St, 204-615-3354

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Resto Gare

This restaurant in a refurbished century-old train station and train bar is the perfect setting for classic French fare. Delicate crepes aux epinards hold a melange of sauteed mushrooms, spinach, and Swiss chard with creamy chevre.

630 Des Meurons St, 204-237-7072

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North Garden

This University-area restaurant is always hopping with diners eager for authentic Chinese specialties, like golden scallion pancakes that reveal a soft, fragrant centre with each bite.

22 University Cres, 204-275-2591

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Dwarf no Cachette

This quirky Japanese cafe served okonomiyaki, an Osaka street food made by layering a cabbage based batter with seafood and vegetables, and frying into a savoury, crisp cake.

157 Provencher Blvd, 204-691-9950

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