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Oct.
2nd

Opening delay: Olive Branch Cafe and Tea Room will open this month

Terry Waller, owner of Olive Branch Cafe, holds a turkey gobbler sandwich in her cafe, located inside the Hidden Treasures antique store. File photo 2012. Lui Kit Wong/Staff Photographer
Terry Waller, owner of Olive Branch Cafe, holds a turkey gobbler sandwich in her cafe, formerly located inside the Hidden Treasures antique store. File photo 2012. Lui Kit Wong/Staff Photographer

In June, Terry Waller packed up her Olive Branch sandwich shop at the corner of South 12th and Proctor and headed for new digs in downtown Tacoma. She thought she’d be open by August. But she encountered what so many restaurant owners discover when building a restaurant where one previously didn’t exist – restaurant infrastructure is complicated and time consuming. Read more »