Comings & Goings

July 17, 2018

Here’s a roundup of recent changes in the Sioux Falls-area business community.

The restaurant coming to the former Beef ‘O’ Brady’s space will be an urban-style neighborhood concept from local operator WR Hospitality. It will be called 22 Ten, with a logo that includes the words “kitchen” and “cocktails.” That emphasizes the open kitchen planned for the space and the address at 2210 W. 69th St. just west of Western Avenue. It’s expected to open in early fall.

Linda Lee’s Hallmark Shop in The Empire Mall has closed.

Melissa Vandenhoek has started Get Your Grub On food truck.  She offers home-style dishes such as chicken and steak quesadillas with beans and rice and brisket sandwiches. t’s usually parked once or twice a week on Jefferson Avenue, just west of Booze Boys on 12th Street.

A Harrisburg boutique has relocated into a space that’s twice as large as its original home. Carrie Ann’s Boutique has moved a short distance into the former Forget Me Not Gift Boutique space in a retail center on Cliff Avenue.

Pam Harris started Emer-GenZ Eats & Treats in March. The prepared-meal business is based out of Lava’s Javas & Treats in the same retail center as the relocated Carrie Ann’s Boutique. Emer-GenZ offers family-size and smaller portions.

Lewis Drug plans to open its new downtown location at 10th Street and Phillips Avenue on Aug. 30. The 5,000-square-foot store will feature a pharmacy and general merchandise will focus on convenience.

KK & Sons Lao/Thai Food has started serving from its bright yellow trailer. The food truck is owned by Khamkong “KK” Xayovong and operated by his family members. Nephew Mikey Siyawong describes the menu as “basically like the street food you find along the Mekong River between Laos and Thailand.” Its home base will be at Rice Street and Cliff Avenue in the Mekong Asian Market parking lot.

Creative Spirits has reopened at 1508 W. 41st St. with a new owner after moving from downtown Sioux Falls. Tami Haugen-Lund and her husband, Scott Lund, bought five of the six painting-party locations from Sue Boettcher and Barbara Bruns Clayton. Instructors guide participants through the creation of art project. Customers can bring in beer or wine.

Riff City Guitar & Music has opened at 1209 W. 41st St. Joe Leach who started Riff City in Minnesota, bought Sioux Falls Music. He has expanded the store’s guitar inventory.

Coffee Cabin has closed. The drive-thru coffee and smoothie stand was in the parking lot of the VFW at 3601 S. Minnesota Ave.

The second location for Slim Chickens in Sioux Falls has opened in the former Harold’s Photo at 2711 S. Louise Ave. The menu focuses on chicken tenders, wings and a variety of homemade sauces. The restaurant is owned by franchisee Todd Porter and is open from 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.

The co-owner of a Mexican restaurant in Sioux City is expanding to Sioux Falls with his own location in the former Starz near 57th Street and Western Avenue. Rudy M. Navarrete’s Tex-Mexican Food plans to open in mid-August in The Bridges at 57th retail center.  The menu is based on his grandmother’s recipes.

Chef Lance’s Cafe has opened at Signature Flight Support at Joe Foss Field. While the restaurant serves flight crews and passengers of the private jets that use Signature’s services, it’s also open to the public from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays. The kitchen also serves as the base for Lance White Chef Services, which provides catering and meals that are prepared and delivered weekly.

Northstar Grill & Pub has opened in northwest Sioux Falls. “It’s a bar atmosphere with casual dining,” owner Craig Nelson said. The restaurant along 60th Street North west of Interstate 29 is open from 9 a.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday.

With a new home, a longtime bridal shop also has a new identity. Owner Kalli Blackstone changed the name of The French Door Bridal Boutique to Ellie Stone Bride with its move earlier this month from 57th and Louise to Heather Ridge Village at 69th and Western.

Aldi has set an opening date for its third grocery store in Sioux Falls. The location on 85th Street west of Minnesota Avenue will open July 25.

The Brandon Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays in the parking lot of Gypsy Trading Co., 515 N. Splitrock Blvd. Each week has drawn eight to 12 vendors, with products including beef, pork, goat, lamb, cheese, honey, produce, homemade bath products, baked goods, fresh-cut flowers, local photography and potted plants.

Breadsmith’s fourth location in Sioux Falls has opened. The new store is on 57th Street west of Cliff Avenue. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.

Comings & Goings

Here’s a roundup of recent changes in the Sioux Falls-area business community.

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