After three years in the neighborhood, specialty grocery/deli counter Pastaworks is shuttering its N. Mississippi store effective today. According to an e-mail announcement:
Our founder and owner, Peter de Garmo, and second-generation co-owner, Kevin de Garmo, have decided to focus their energies on the flagship Hawthorne location, its offshoot eating establishment, Evoe, and the Westside location within City Market NW. Bucking the trend to expand, expand, expand — the de Garmo's want to continue to hone the intimate food shopping experience that Pastaworks began in 1983.
Pastaworks' Mississippi branch debuted in 2009. According to the announcement, Pastaworks' Hawthorne location and City Market counter will operate business as usual, and owners plan to introduce new Pastaworks-branded products and fresh pastas later this year.
· Pastaworks [Official site]
Image of Pastaworks Mississippi courtesy official site