PETER LUTZ

head CHEF

Hails From
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Secret Food Obsession
Canned sardines

Currently Reading
The Food of Italy, by Waverly Root

Best Way to Spend a Day Off
Loitering around the Kingfield neighborhood

Three Things I Can't Live Without
(1) My baseball cap collection - all of my hats have a "P" on them.
(2) Portable bluetooth speaker.  Every cook in our kitchen has one, because we all like to listen to our own thing, which can get a little ridiculous.
(3) It's a Tie:  Ace Hardware - where else can you get canning supplies and cat food under one roof?  Cinco de Mayo Mercado - where else can you get pig's trotters and fresh tortillas under one roof?

YIA CHANG

SOUS CHEF

Hails From
I was born in a refugee camp in Thailand and came to Fresno, California in 1994, at age 4. I moved to Minnesota in 2011.

Secret Food Obsession
Anything spicy. Super spicy. Thai chilies make my life spicy everyday.

Currently Reading
Vegetable Literacy, by Deborah Madison

Best Way to Spend a Day Off
Fishing, on a boat in the middle of a lake, in the summer sun, with an ice cold Corona.

Three Things I Can't Live Without
(1) My MAC chef's knife, for obvious reasons.
(2) My aquarium.  It's peaceful, keeps me focused, and I like having water in my presence.
(3) My baseball cap - for bad hair days!

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SARINA GARIBOVIC

GENERAL MANAGER

Hails From
Originally Pula, Croatia. My family moved to a small town in Austria, where we lived for three years before moving to Phoenix, Arizona. Been loving four seasons since 2011. 

Secret Food Obsession
It's not much of a secret: I essentially subsist on cheese and Salty Tart baguettes.

Currently Reading
Vermouth by Adam Ford.

Best Way to Spend a Day Off
Chenin Blanc and rearranging my whole apartment

Three Things I Can't Live Without
(1) My cats- Bob Sacamano and Lingers aka The Licker aka Mr. Lahey
(2) Coffee
(3) Maps

chris Stevens & GAIL MOLLNER

OWNERS 

We started out as two professional cooks who fell in love with each other, got married, and decided to have a restaurant baby. Our mission has always been to offer an experience that is wholly personal, both in the dishes we present and the ambiance we curate. When you walk through our door, you can expect to walk into a space that reflects this mission: warm, welcoming, silly-yet-serious, with our hearts on our sleeves.

For the past decade, it's been our true pleasure to offer a high quality, hand made experience in our cozy little neighborhood spot!