UPDATED: This one is strictly for the rumor mill, but a
For some reason my update didn’t save. Here’s the latest: what I’ve heard is that Jason’s partners wanted to secure the old Carlyle space for wholesale production (which they did). Jason felt like it was too early, so they bought him out. Another source says there is considerable rancor in the ranks over the changes. It will be interesting to see how much this effects not only the food, but the restaurant in general, as many people seem to go there just because they liked Jason so much.
ORIGINAL POST: A good source tells me that Jason Barwikowski and his sous chef are both out of the oh-so-hot Olympic Provisions. According to the rumor, owner Nate Tilden had to bring some people over from Clyde Common to fill in. I’ve sent out a few requests for comments, but they have gone unanswered. Maybe a local gumshoe can chase this down.