During a long hiatus from the restaurant business, Bleskacek opened <a href="http://rubywinesf.com/">Ruby Wine</a> and Siu founded <a href="http://www.stemsf.com">Stem</a> and <a href="http://www.bellandtrunk.com/">Bell and Trunk</a>. After a year off wor
During a long hiatus from the restaurant business, Bleskacek opened Ruby Wine and Siu founded Stem and Bell and Trunk. After a year off work to stay home with their kids, however, Siu was itching to open an eatery once again. In spring 2010, a retail space previously rented by an architecture firm came on the market. "On a whim, Max and I went to look at it," Bleskacek recalls. "She'd been talking about opening a restaurant and we fell in love with it immediately. Within four days, we signed the lease."