The much-anticipated Black Forest Biergarten, wedged between The Slip Inn and Mid-Century furniture store Form at the corner of Henderson and McMillan, opened for business on Wednesday. The space was in shambles Tuesday evening as construction workers scurried around the spacious patio, assembling large beer garden-style tables. The smell of sawdust overpowered that of Chef Scott Colby's cooking as he prepped meals for the staff.
Photos by Catherine Downes
Owners Blake and Di Ann Bogus remained confident and insisted they'd be ready to open their doors to the public the following day. The Boguses embarked on their German-themed business adventure after selling Knox Street Pub, which they ran together for seven years, last July. "We like this part of Henderson. It's a different crowd. It's more laid back," Di Ann said. "We thought the [beer garden] style would fit in here."More »