Mark Tarbell's new restaurant opened last fall in the Streets of Southglenn, at 6955 South York Street, but tonight it will finally celebrate its grand opening with a charity fundraiser.
And it will do so under a new name: What had been Home is now Tarbell's.
The switch makes sense, since Mark Tarbell's name has brand recognition -- and Home was just confusing, given the existence of Second Home in Cherry Creek (in the former Mirepoix space).
This isn't the first time that Tarbell's had some problems coming up with a name for a restaurant. In the fall of 2008, he was considering Home as the name for his second Colorado restaurant, slated to go into the former Chama space in Belmar near the Oven, his first, and still very successful, Colorado restaurant. (There's now a second Oven -- at the Streets of Southglenn.)
Tarbell finally decided to put the Home name on hold and go with Mark & Isabella -- which didn't last a year.
Next up for that doomed Belmar spot: a fourth Little India, slated to open this spring.
Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.