Louisville’s newest on-line restaurant news site, Eat Drink Talk, is reporting this morning that Doc’s Cantina, the much-hyped renovation of the former Tumbleweed location, has been closed. The owners, Falls City Hospitality Group, will rethink their concept and re-open with new ideas before the end of the year.
Eat Drink Talk’s Steve Coomes reports the ins and outs of the decision, and the ups and downs of the newest effort by restaurateurs Chip Hamm, Brett Davis, Michael Ton and Steven Ton that had been plagued with problems from the start.
If the Louisville tradition that once a place is established in people’s minds, it is indelible (see: old Sears, the corner where Hasenour’s used to be, the old Y, Stewart’s, among others), it will be a while before Doc’s Cantina becomes the default name of the riverside restaurant just east of downtown that for many years housed Tumbleweed. Continue reading The old Tumbleweed to be Doc’s Cantina
Signing a lease makes it official in the minds of lawyers. Only when the first burrito is served will it be official in the minds of local diners, but all is set for the Falls City Hospitality Group, the guys behind Doc Crow’s and Union Common in Nashville, are all set to reopen the River Road riverfront location that until recently was a Tumbleweed. Continue reading It’s official: The old Tumbleweed will open as a Mexican restaurant
Two once-hot River Road restaurant locations–the riverfront Tumbleweed and Relish–have been empty for some months, but now word is that both locations will soon have new owners. Both are local restauranteurs whose businesses have been growing steadily over the last several years. Continue reading Two River Road restaurant properties find new owners