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Asian fusion to take over empty nest

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July 28, 2011 |

A new Asian fusion restaurant Open Rice Kitchen has a lease for the former nestware spot at 204 G St. (The housewares and gift store moved earlier this year to 207-B in the E Street Plaza.)

Calvin Liu, a UC Davis graduate, and co-owner Corman Yu, both of Sacramento, want to create a “comfort food” feel. Liu, who is Cantonese, said “open rice” translates to “let’s eat.” The menu is still under development, but diners will order at a counter and have food delivered to their table. There will be beer, wine and – this is G Street – happy hour specials.

Liu plans a Facebook page where future customers can vote for what they’d like to see on the menu.

Davis Commercial Properties brokered the lease.

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Wendy Weitzel

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Wendy Weitzel is a longtime journalist and Davis resident. She is a former managing editor of The Davis Enterprise, working there from 1998-2008. She has written her Comings & Goings business column since 2001. Today, she does freelance writing, editing, marketing and design.
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