“We’re going to double pastry production and quadruple bread production,” said Bakery Four’s Shawn Bergin, who is taking the retail space in a new hotel.
The county star’s eponymous restaurant chain is taking over what used to be LoDo’s Bar & Grill.
Jake Soffes’ sleek coffee and cocktail spot The Wild on Wynkoop Street started serving drinks last week.
The owners of the former restaurant, which opened in 1983 and closed in 2020, paid $1.3 million for the 0.57-acre lot at 650 N. Sherman St. in 2003.
The Denver-based bagel shop is adding a location in Boulder’s University Hill neighborhood around April.
Stephen and Teri Culler will also dish up breakfast burritos at The LetUp, a fast-casual restaurant opening at 9696 E. Arapahoe Road in April.
The purchase is one of three real estate transactions on the street not involving Asana Partners that have closed in recent weeks.
Therizo Cafe & Tap will offer coffee and breakfast to start and eventually open for beer and wine in the evenings.
Demand from gluten-craving walk-up customers during the pandemic has been so strong that the majority of Grateful Bread’s baked goods no longer go to restaurants.
The sale will not affect the lease of Sassafras American Eatery, which took the space after the building owner’s shut down his own restaurant.