Leaving behind a long career at Western State Hospital, Terry Waller opened her Olive Branch Cafe inside the Hidden Treasures antique mall in March 2012, and closed it just over a year later in search of a bigger and better space. Now, she’s open again in a downtown Tacoma neighborhood.
Much like her former location, the re-imagined Olive Branch is full of antiques and collectibles, the menu a mix of homespun sandwiches, soups and tea.
Waller knows her way around a sandwich griddle, considering her only restaurant work was volunteering at a coffee house through her church. Her sandwiches are …