Federalist Public House has targeted Oct. 20 as its opening date, barring any further unforseen delays, a source told Cowtown Eats.
In mid-September, Sactown Magazine's Stephanie Towne reported that it would attempt to open by Oct. 11 -- Second Saturday. It appears that the opening has slipped a little longer.
“The restaurant is unique in that a lot of times, developers may not use shipping containers for an entire restaurant, but in this one, shipping containers were used for the entire structure,” explains Hetrick, who worked closely with Maldonado and Capitol Paint & Construction’s Shawn and Jodie Eldredge to bring Federalist to fruition. “I don’t think there’s anywhere in the United States, and certainly not in California, that has containers for the entire restaurant.” (Der Biergarten, the outdoor beer destination that opened last winter at 24th and K streets, employs covered shipping containers for its tap space and kitchen.)
The containers will house a kitchen area with a wood-fired oven, which will churn out everything from Neapolitan-style pizzas to roasted lamb and chicken for wrap sandwiches (other menu items include charcuterie, seasonal salads and other small plates).
Read the entire story in Sactown Mag.
I hope Sactown Mag is right and that my source is wrong. Either way, I'm excited to give the place a try.
When it opens, Federalist Public House will be located at 2009 N St., or online at FederalistPublicHouse.com.
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