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First Look: Stella's on 16th Brings All-Day Market and Eatery to Union Station North

Housemade pastrami on marble rye.
Housemade pastrami on marble rye. Danielle Lirette
Variety is the name of the game at Stella's on 16th, which opens tomorrow (January 27) at 1550 Wewatta Street behind Union Station. The combination market, deli, bakery and restaurant is built to cater to the business crowd downtown as well as to residents of the many new condos and apartments in the neighborhood. Stock up on home-cooking supplies, grab breakfast or lunch on the run, or linger over sandwiches, entrees and dessert in the triangular dining room.

Executive chef Thach Tran and his team turn out the likes of housemade pastrami; banh mi sandwiches stuffed with lemongrass pork; and green curry mussels for dinner, while breakfast ranges from a light and healthy bruléed grapefruit to decadent French toast and homey pancakes.

For more photos of pastries and provisions, see our complete Stella's on 16th slideshow.

click to enlarge Grandma Jean's pancakes are inspired by co-owner Dawn "Stella" Cohen's childhood memories. - DANIELLE LIRETTE
Grandma Jean's pancakes are inspired by co-owner Dawn "Stella" Cohen's childhood memories.
Danielle Lirette
click to enlarge Stella's patio at the base of the Triangle Building opens onto a plaza bewteen 15th and 16th streets. - DANIELLE LIRETTE
Stella's patio at the base of the Triangle Building opens onto a plaza bewteen 15th and 16th streets.
Danielle Lirette
click to enlarge Salmon-and-avocado salad. - DANIELLE LIRETTE
Salmon-and-avocado salad.
Danielle Lirette
click to enlarge Stella's on 16th houses a market, bakery, deli and restaurant. - DANIELLE LIRETTE
Stella's on 16th houses a market, bakery, deli and restaurant.
Danielle Lirette
click to enlarge Green-curry mussels with pork lardons. - DANIELLE LIRETTE
Green-curry mussels with pork lardons.
Danielle Lirette
click to enlarge Chocolate tart. - DANIELLE LIRETTE
Chocolate tart.
Danielle Lirette
click to enlarge Pinwheel pastries. - DANIELLE LIRETTE
Pinwheel pastries.
Danielle Lirette

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