Dining News: Bacon & Butter Opening Delayed Again (Updated)
September 23, 2014
Last Week, Sactown Mag reported that Bacon & Butter would be on on Saturday. Bacon & Butter announced this evening that it still won't be ready on Saturday. Here's a snippet from their e-mail:
Sactown Magazine had originally reported that we'd be open this weekend on September 27. As much as we'd love to be open this Saturday, we will still be closed, formulating menus and putting the final touches on our new home this weekend.
Click here to read their entire annoumcement.
This is just the latest in a series of delays. I'm going to look on the bright side. We've waited since Father's Day. What's a couple more days while they get things right?
Update: In a tweet on Wednesday morning, Bacon & Butter clarified the status of their opening date.
@CowtownEats @ericjmontas @mwiesesacbiz to be fair, we weren't delayed "again" :) Sactown kind of reported a date that wasn't a firm date.— bacon & butter (@baconandbutters) September 24, 2014
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