The Bindery officially opens its doors Friday at 1817 Central Street, bringing a one-stop market, eatery, bakery, and catering business to the Lower Highlands.
Menus (without prices) are up on the restaurant’s website, and reservations for the weekend are now available. The cafe, bakery, and grab-and-go market will open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Coffee and espresso drinks, along with breads, desserts, and prepared lunches and dinners will be sold. Market products include confitures (in-house curds, pickles, and jams), confections, and savory items (dips, paté, lavash).
Helmed by chef-owner Linda Hampsten Fox and executive chef and butcher Jake Riley, the eatery will serve dinner Tuesday through Sunday as well as weekend brunch, with breakfast and lunch forthcoming. For brunch: Dutch babies, liege waffles, oysters, and all sorts of eggs (in brioche with truffle butter and duck prosciutto, in a Croque Madame tartine).
Dinner menu items include the Boulder hen coq au vin, cauliflower sformata (souffle), pumpkin paté, rabbit rarebit, and beet-cured white fish with vanilla bean scallop tartare.
Status: Officially opens Friday at 1817 Central Street. Hours: From 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and until 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, closed Monday.