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Stork on the Roof - NEWS

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BrendaE Jul 25, 2006 02:32 AM

Walked by Esco-Pazzo on Yonge Street south of Eglinton tonight and I noticed it is closed and there is a sign on the window saying the Michael and Jennifer (formerly of Stork on the Roof) will be opening their new restaurant QUINCE in this location. Great news!

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    BrendaE Jul 30, 2006 03:10 AM

    All I know is that they will be opening sometime this fall and their preparations are being filmed for an episode of the Food Network's "Opening Soon".

    1. sierramum Jul 29, 2006 03:00 PM

      This is terrific news! I was horribly depressed when I found out that Stork was closed. During my pregnancy, when I worked on Merton, I would walk up to eat lunch at the Stork at least once a week. Twice, if my hunger pangs got the best of me. I really loved having Peter as a server and I can't tell you how much I miss those lovely dishes! Any news on about when Quince will be opening?

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        SarahBHood Jul 28, 2006 07:19 PM

        I was booked in for a lunch at Esco-Pazzo and actually walked in to find a knot of people eagerly pouring over draft seating plans for Quince. Looks exciting!

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          peppermint pate Jul 25, 2006 01:54 PM

          That is great news. I think they had taken time off because they had a baby. Between Mirabelle, Tabule, Zucca, Five Doors North and hopefully now Quince, that little stretch south of Yonge and Eglinton is hopping with good food/value restos.

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            reina corriveau Jul 28, 2006 05:52 PM

            Sadly enough, Jen and Mike did not have a baby after all.
            Their former restaurant, Stork on the Roof, (their first venture) was a fixture in the neighborhood for 9 years. I missed the Stork; you could always count on getting great food and service there. I hope this shall also be the case for Quince. I wish them well.

          2. mtampoya Jul 25, 2006 12:40 PM

            Funny enought, I walked by it the other night and noticed the sign was down as well. I actually enjoyed the food at Esco-Pazzo. I will have to do my research on Quince.

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