Edit ModuleShow Tags

Jerabek’s Reopens and Saves the Kolache


Published:

By Jason Ross

On October 19th Jerabek’s announced that after over 100 years they would close the next day. Danish lovers, around the Twin Cities, myself included, gnashed their teeth in despair over the loss.

Then after less than a month and with little explanation, Jerabek’s announced they would reopen, which they did last Saturday. In what appears to be part miscommunication between business partners and part partnership dissolution, the team has been reconfigured. Surviving owner and early morning baker, John Wills brought on a new manager in longtime friend and former B-52 Slider Squad food truck member, Jason Degidio.

Degidio plans to make a few structural changes, like longer hours, live music, and some neighborhood parties, but assures the bakery items, like the Czech kolache, will remain unchanged from the historic recipes.

They’re still accepting Thanksgiving orders for dinner rolls, $5 for a dozen, as well as pies like their mixed berry, just like mom used to make, lattice top crust. Now that they’re back, how about a few pie orders to keep them around?

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Articles

Three Things to Eat: January 16-22

Food critic Joy Summers recommends the best dishes at Constantine, Los Ocampo, and Hola Arepa

Rosemary Parmigiano-Reggiano Popcorn Recipe

Jazz up a healthy popcorn snack with Italian flair and celebrate National Popcorn Day

Farm To Table Worth Visiting In St. Michael

What happens when a hotel chef leaves downtown and opens a restaurant in a small exurb near Albertville
Edit ModuleShow Tags

About This Blog

TC Taste answers your restaurant and dining questions, dishes on latest discoveries, reflects on breaking news, and generally brings the plate to the page with a skilled crew of experts: Learn more about the TC Taste bloggers.

Have a food-related question? Email rhutton@mnmo.com

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Recent TC Taste Posts

Three Things to Eat: January 16-22

Food critic Joy Summers recommends the best dishes at Constantine, Los Ocampo, and Hola Arepa

Rosemary Parmigiano-Reggiano Popcorn Recipe

Jazz up a healthy popcorn snack with Italian flair and celebrate National Popcorn Day

Farm To Table Worth Visiting In St. Michael

What happens when a hotel chef leaves downtown and opens a restaurant in a small exurb near Albertville

Roasted Red Bell Pepper and Black Bean Soup with Avocado and Chorizo Recipe

Warm up inside and out with a steaming bowl of easy-to-make homemade soup

2017 Food Trends in the Twin Cities

Moveable Feast: MnMo editor Rachel Hutton and MPR Classical’s John Birge revisit last year’s predictions and make new ones
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags