Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Soup, sandwich restaurant planned for old Hua's on 17th Street

I've had a few people ask what is going on at 1610 E. 17th Street, the old Hua's Mongolian Grill next door to Papa Murphy's. While filling in Tuesday as a last-minute guest speaker at Idaho Falls Exchange Club, I learned that it will be Rusios, a soup and salad restaurant owned and operated by Tony Blakeslee of Idaho Falls.

My efforts to reach Blakeslee have been in vain so far, but on his Facebook page he said he is hiring now for an August opening. "It's like Zupas, meets Kneaders, and is friends with Paradise Bakery," he posted to a friend. "Nothing frozen. All soups are made by scratch; we will bake our own bread."

We'll keep you posted. In the meantime, can anyone tell me how to make a u with an umlaut on my computer?