|Anne Marie Panoringan|
The space adjacent to Mick's Karma Bar was in the works for a while. After our On the Line interview with Michael Schepers back in 2012, we discussed his intention to launch a Thai beer bar. While open a brief time, it was not to his standards and become vacant once more.
It relaunched earlier this month as Fideo, the Spanish (sometimes Asian) word for noodle. Now if you're familiar with his Karma Bar, you'll know a name is just a name. 'Mick' is for Michael, 'Karma' references a brand of liquor bottles (previously) lining their shelves, and his 'Bar' closes at 10 p.m. He takes the same liberties with Fideo, interpreting his notion of what should be served. Unlike Karma's stable burger selection, the menu next door is evolving week to week. What we report today will have some semblance to what's on his chalkboard, but don't be surprised if it doesn't More »