The owners of a popular South Hill restaurant are buying an equally well-liked downtown eatery.
On May 31, the Cannon Street Grill in Browne’s Addition officially becomes the property of William and Marcia Bond, owners of Luna. They will buy the 50-seat breakfast and lunch spot from Robin Riemcke and Jerry Schrader, who have owned it for 10 years.
“We’ve been thinking about doing a second ‘something’ for a while,” Marcia Bond said. “We’re just very excited. We love the Cannon Street restaurant.”
The new owners plan to add dinners and will be open seven days a week, as opposed to six now, Bond said. They also are looking into expanding the space a little bit, she said. But otherwise, they’re not planning big changes. The restaurant likely will be closed for a little for renovations after the sale goes through, she said.
Riemcke said she and Schrader are selling the restaurant because they’re ready for a change.
“It’s a wonderful restaurant and we have wonderful customers that we’re going to miss terribly, but it’s just time,” Riemcke said. One highlight of their decade-long run was a spot on Bon Appetit’s list of the nation’s top 10 breakfast restaurants in September 2002.
The last day of business for the current owners will be Sunday brunch on May 29.
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