Cafe Society

An exclusive first look of the new Squeaky Bean, opening Monday

"The Bean is back."

That was the overriding footnote last night at the Squeaky Bean, the tongue-in-cheek restaurant that Bean king Johnny Ballen originally unleashed in Highland in May of 2009. And during the three years that the Squeaky Bean resided in Highland, it generated a cult following, thanks to a staff, led by Ballen, that made damn sure that you had a great time, and Max MacKissock, the executive chef of the Squeaky Bean, whose whimsical, astonishingly innovative cooking, echoed in seasonal dedication, is beyond reproach.

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Lori Midson
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