Montpelier may associate the name Phil Gentile with the Black Door Bar and Bistro, but according to Gentile, the spot’s former owner, “It’s not one and the same anymore.” Last week, when we revealed that former River Run owner Ignacio Ruiz will reopen the space as a tapas bar on May 1, we reported in error that Gentile would come on board as opening host.
It turns out Gentile already has his hands full. “I’m consulting with Kismet right now, and I might be consulting on a new project to be determined soon,” says the restaurateur, who also helped open the original A Single Pebble. “I am still out there, interested in working on a part-time basis on [restaurant] design and start-ups.”
Our apologies to Messrs. Gentile and Ruiz.
Fallon Sierra Haskins: FINALLY!!!!!!!:)
Ellie: We are beyond thrilled! Wow, the 17th is just 2 days away.
Charles Root Jr: As a resident of Underhill I am VERY excited for this store to open!!
Glenn Sousa: I had the pleasure to taste Ten Bends at the Stowe Brewers Fest!! Can't wait for Saturday!!
The Oracle: Enough breweries!