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Just Desserts...and wine-Calgary

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Bananna85 Aug 11, 2010 01:00 PM

We're having a late evening visit with some friends from out of town and we're hoping to head out for a couple glasses of wine and some dessert. We'd like to stick around 17th. Any suggestions?

I thought maybe Vin Room or Jaro Blue, but I've never had dessert at either.

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Vin Room
2310-4th St SW, Calgary, AB T2S 1X2, CA

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  1. John Manzo RE: Bananna85 Aug 12, 2010 09:55 AM

    Jaro Blue is an excellent resto but desserts are not their strong point.

    You might consider Una Pizza and Wine (small dessert menu but I love what I've had there), Living Room, Cilantro, Milk Tiger, Brava Bistro.

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    Brava Bistro
    723 17th Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 0B6, CA

    UNO
    , New York, AB , USA

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      Bob Mac RE: John Manzo Aug 13, 2010 08:32 AM

      John, I am not a big dessert fan as my idea of dessert is usually another glass of wine or an amaro but am curious about what you enjoyed at Una Pizza.

      The next time I am in Calgary I would like to try it.

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      UNO
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        John Manzo RE: Bob Mac Aug 13, 2010 09:07 AM

        Bob, if you poke around my blog you'll find my review of it- I think it's posted here too.

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          maplesugar RE: John Manzo Aug 13, 2010 01:10 PM

          Una thread: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/683920

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            Bob Mac RE: maplesugar Aug 13, 2010 03:08 PM

            thank you maplesugar

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      marcopolo RE: Bananna85 Aug 12, 2010 10:20 AM

      The wine selection at vin room is great, but the desserts are definitely not the main attraction. check the menu online if you want
      http://www.vinroom.com/menus/dessert-...

      If you want a truly decadent dessert, I'll second John's recommendations of Cilantro and Brava Bistro - Love both of those spots.

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