Six Classic Dishes Done to Perfection in Nunavut

Anything the south can do, Nunavut can do better.

From weeknight-out traditions to tried-and-true southern staples, here are six dishes that Nunavut restaurants do as well as anywhere else in the world.

Chicken shawarma from Yummy Shawarma in Iqaluit
What is it: Giant, authentic Lebanese chicken shawarma wraps loaded with fresh veggies and as much garlic sauce as you need.

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TripAdvisor Review: The schwarma is better than the stuff I get in Toronto and the service is awesome!
Photo by: Saxifrage Resto-Cafe


GRRolar Burger from Saxifrage Resto-Cafe in Cambridge Bay

What is it?: A six-ounce sirloin beef patty topped with bacon, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion and pickle served on a ciabatta bun.

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Wing night at The Storehouse in Iqaluit

What is it?: A Wednesday night institution. The Storehouse serves up a variety of chicken wing flavours—from usual suspects like barbecue, honey garlic, honey mustard, lemon pepper to cajun lime as well as hot, hotter and hottest options.

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Inukshuk club sandwich from the Captain’s Galley in Rankin Inlet

What is it?: A giant double-decker sandwich with bacon, ham and/or chicken with a generous serving of fries.
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Classic Sunday brunch at the Granite Room in Iqaluit
What is it?:
A self-serve brunch buffet at the upscale Discovery Inn restaurant, complete with an omelette bar, fresh waffles and all the classic brunch fixins.

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Poutine from The Snack in Iqaluit

What is it? French fries and cheese curds smothered in gravy. The Chicken Poutine comes with chicken, barbecue sauce, mushrooms and onions and the Snack Poutine has ground beef, barbecue sauce, mushrooms and onions.

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