New art inside Vinbero.

Kali and Kris Kelnero sat with Strom Peterson at a table outside the Vinbero wine bar in the former Cheesemonger’s Table space in downtown Edmonds. I noticed a sign that gave me hope they’d soon be open. I circled back and was able to speak with Kali on the forward momentum of this new venture.

The Kelneros, owner of craft cocktail bar Kelnero, took over the Cheesemonger’s Table space from Peterson and wife Maria Montalvo, and have been working to transform it into Vinbero.

Turns out they are “sort of open,” Kali Kelnero said. Limited hours

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ASHEVILLE – The S&W Market, Asheville’s first food hall, has announced plans to open to the public June 16 at 11:30 a.m. The collection of independent restaurants and beverage purveyors takes over the iconic S&W Building at 56 Patton Ave.

Built in 1929, the historic downtown building was designed by architect Douglas Ellington and remains a showcase of classic art deco beauty and intricate architectural details. In 2017, the building was purchased by Ellington’s two nephews, Douglas and Kenneth Ellington, of Ellington Realty Group.

Five-time James Beard Award nominee Meherwan Irani of Chai Pani Restaurant Group is the project’s culinary

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After nearly an hour-long circuit, the VIP tour of the Culinary Institute of the South, set to open this fall, landed back on the first floor in space that will house the future Technical College of the Lowcountry’s Foodseum in Buckwalter Place Commerce Park in Bluffton.

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The exterior of Technical College of the Lowcountry’s Culinary Institute of the South as seen on Thursday, June 3, 2021, in Bluffton. Drew Martin dmartin@islandpacket.com

New drawings showed the basic style of the space, with interactive screens, half walls with quizzes to test people’s food skills, and a large wooden table.

One thing that

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The International House of Pancakes is going fast-casual with an all new restaurant concept.

According to a Dine Brands press release issued on Thursday, customers will soon be able to get made-to-order meals at flip’d by IHOP.

The first flip’d location will debut in New York City this summer, according to the release. Additional locations are currently being “explored for later this year” in Lawrence, Kansas; Columbus, Ohio and Dublin, Ohio.

IHOP DEBUTS FLIP’D, A FAST-CASUAL CONCEPT FOR BREAKFAST ON THE GO

Concept artwork shared by Dine Brands Global, Inc. shows flip’d by IHOP will

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Welcome to SideDish’s weekly dispatch of need-to-know News Bites, from quiet closures to opening updates and everything in between, including coronavirus-related intel.

Loro Dallas Is Allllllmost Here

The Austin smokehouse from chefs Tyson Cole of Uchi and Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbecue inches closer to opening in Old East Dallas off Haskell Avenue. So close that the restaurant is hosting a pop-up preview on Saturday, May 29 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Check out the restaurant from the parking lot whilst sipping gin and tonic slushees. There will also be bowls of bavette with coconut rice. Reserve your

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The name Freda Wobberton chose for her new restaurant — Fre’Duh’s Scratch Kitchen — tells a little something about how people react to her food.

They tell her it’s delicious, she said.

“And we say, ‘Well, duh!,'” Wobberton said.

She’s planning to open the restaurant June 1 at 401 S. Mobberly Ave., where King’s Hot Links previously was located.

Wobberton said she started making turkey legs and stuffed turkey legs because she and her siblings would drive to Houston to purchase them. She decided to make them for herself and posted a picture on social media. She said the post

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