Bodega, with two locations in Edmonton, is opening a third iteration of the popular wine and tapas bar — this time in the 124 Street area.
Co-owners Christian Mena and chef Lino Oliveira, who also run Sabor downtown, have taken over the space formerly occupied by The Dish and the Runaway Spoon (12417 Stony Plain Rd.) Fans of that establishment will remember that the restaurant has a charming patio in the back that Mena and Oliveira will be using to full advantage. The property is under renovations, and the restaurant duo hope it will be open by the end of August to take advantage of patio season.
The food will focus on Portuguese-style hot and cold nibbles, including charcuterie, that is the hallmark of the Bodega style. The decor will be similar to that inside Bodega Highlands (6509-112 Ave.) The original Bodega Tapas Bar is in the same building as Sabor (10220 103 St.), and there are plans afoot to expand it as well. Mena and Oliveira also own Urbano Pizza Co. with a new second location just opened at 10326-124 St.
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Source:: Edmonton Journal – Lifestyle