The Calgary Herald Celebrates New West Spring Restaurants

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Mercato
The Calgary Herald this weekend celebrates our little corner of the city being turned into quite the foodie hotspot. First it was Mercato, then it was the newly opened Vin Room.

Looking across 85th Street S.W., I had a brief moment of confusion. Behind me was Vin Room, the popular Mission wine bar. Across from me was Mercato, the busy Mission Italian deli and restaurant. What’s going on here?

Looks like Phoebe and Ken Fung, the owners of Vin Room, have taken their concept to West Springs with a second location at 8561 – 8A Avenue S.W. (587-353-8812). They’ve planted it in a new stripmall development called West 85th Street, directly across from Mercato West, the second iteration of the Carocciolo family’s restaurant-deli, and dubbed it Vin Room West. In moving west, both restaurant groups are tapping into their clientele who have made the long drive to their Mission locations. They’ve taken advantage of the booming development in West Springs and are bringing their food and wine combo to its residents.

Read more: http://www.calgaryherald.com/






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