New, casual outlet for Sudwerk

By April 29, 2011

Sudwerk Restaurant & Brewery has opened a Dock Store in the northeast corner of its parking lot. There, it serves four specialty brews, and sells and refills growler containers for taking home. The outlet is open from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and 1 to 6 p.m. Saturdays. Hours will be extended once the weather warms up, employee Melissa Chordas said. On Thursday night, for example, it stayed open until 7 p.m. with live music.

“A great place to enjoy a beer. Come check it out!” Chordas wrote on the Comings & Goings Facebook page.

The dress rental shop Suite E closed late last month. It had recently moved next to Peet’s Coffee & Tea at 231 E St.

“After nine months, we are sorry to say that Suite E will be closing,” Co-founder Michelle Fisher wrote in an email last month.

The spot has temporary occupants this weekend as part of the California Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art.

Midtown Animal Clinic will host a grand opening for its new building from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 5. Clients and community members are invited to stop by and check it out, Dr. Cliff Gravem said.

The new building opened Jan. 17 at 525 Rowe Place, on the site of its former parking lot. A new parking lot is now complete where the old building stood, so it can finally accommodate a celebration.

For information, call (530) 758-5650 or go to http://www.midtownanimalclinic.com/.

A mid-April Facebook post from Our House, which replaces Aioli at 808 Second St., said, “Painting is done, tables and chairs just arrived, bar is looking great and the kitchen is coming together! Next — lighting, back bar, menu development and more! “

The target date to open is June 1, a source confirmed late last week.

The long-awaited Vini Wine Bar at 611 Second St. is “still a few weeks out, but much closer to reaching the finish line,” according to an April Facebook post. The bar will feature an Enomatic wine preservation vending machine, offering self-serve tastes of some 88 wines with the swipe of a prepaid card. The décor and music will have a jazz theme.

The new Woodland Red Robin Gourmet Burgers opened April 25 at 2031 Bronze Star Drive in the Woodland Gateway (Costco) shopping center. An employee said Wednesday “it is getting busier by the day.”

It’s open from 11-11 Sundays through Thursdays, and 11 a.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays. For a menu or more information, go to http://www.redrobin.com/

Roots Fair Trade opened April 12 at 231 G St. It features “fairly traded gifts from around the world.” The shelves are lined with colorful pillows, purses, pottery, scarves, jewelry and various décor.

Hours will are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

Karen Philleo, owner of Creative Hair in Davis since 1993, has moved to Woodland and opened Hair By Karen at 987 Wallace Drive.

“I loved working at my Covell Boulevard salon next to Nugget, but it was time for a change,” she said. “I want my clients to call me at (530) 383-8321 for an appointment.”

Philleo said she is known for her color sense and good, easy-care cuts.

— Wendy Weitzel is a Davis resident. Her column runs at least once a month in the in The Enterprise’s print edition, but the Comings & Goings Facebook page and Enterprise blog feature more frequent updates. If you know about a business coming or going in the area, contact her at [email protected]

Wendy Weitzel

Wendy Weitzel

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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