As reported here last month, Ryan Leinonen, the starting chef at Root Down, 1600 West 33rd Avenue, was uprooted on April 24, when owner Justin Cucci snipped his stem.
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But chefs are survivors and Leinonen is no exception. He's landed the sous position at Colt & Gray, the farm-to-plate gastropub going in at 1553 Platte Street the first week in July. "I think Ryan will be a great fit, and he's really excited about the menu," says Nelson Perkins, Colt & Gray's owner.
That makes two of us. Do yourself a favor and check out the menu; just reading it is enough to make you hot and bothered.