Select Overcast Articles on Chinched:
Chinched Bistro is Moving and Morphing
We’ve Found the Best Cocktail in Town
Chinched Wins The Overcast’s Temporary Burger Showdown
Overcast People’s Choice Awards Wins:
Best Restaurant (Runner Up) 2017
Best Place to Take a Date 2014
Best Bar Staff (Runner Up) 2014
Type of Restaurant:
A city favourite, best known for its ever-changing charcuterie and cheese board. They also sell a lot of great stuff from their in-house deli counter. Menu is small yet broad, and they call it gourmet casual. Amazing drink menu.
5 Bate’s Hill
Menu items range $10-17
Charcuterie & Cheese boards $14 (personal), $28 (shareable).
Known for their cheese and charcuterie baords. Menu changes seasonally. Pork belly and shitake ramen, duck confit tater tots, handcranked cavatelli with wild rabbit, mussels with housemade chorizo, salami cotto pizza.
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To be honest, this place is geared towards the adventurous eater. Which I am not. However, it's neat to see the city has a spot serving things like pig tongue and head cheese.
This is a funky, wild, wicked spot to try things you'd never find at a grocery store. I don't even know what I ate, but I know I will be back.
The “combo” plate of charcuterie, cheese, and various accompaniments (AKA a plate of things) is a great way to start. the Potato Wrapped Cod is a work of art. You can see the attention to detail and the results of making most everything in-house.
Did you ever think you’d have pickled mustard seed on a house-baked cracker? Chinched!