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I was given an exclusive look inside the Bigfoot Bar and Grill today. They're putting the finishing touches together on both Bigfoot and Monaghans II, both are expected to open April 17th. The Bigfoot half looks like the inside of a mountain log cabin with big wood chairs and wood paneling. They tell me that they will be targeting the thirty something and over crowd with classic rock posters and even a Spud's McKenzie statue. They will be open until 1AM with live music and karaoke four nights a week. So far so good, this place has lots of potential.
Update...South Salem Bikini Coffee Co opens on Thursday, April 3.
South Salem's most popular attraction has either been the victim of a high school senior prank or the owners of the Bigfoot Bar and Grill are having some April fools fun. On Tuesday morning the Sasquatch statue on Commercial St. SE was wearing a blue dress. Hmmm, lets see, Bill Clinton visit Monday, blue dress incident Tuesday. It might be a coincidence but I did have a chuckle when I drove by the restaurant yesterday. The headline here "Sasquatch In Drag" but I guess it's sexist of me to assume that our Bigfoot is male. Until I hear otherwise, I'll refer to our friend out there as a she but I'll leave the headline because it's catchier. She's lucky, she gets to wear clothes on these cold spring days. Down the street, a drive up coffee stand is moving in where the baristas have to take off there clothes and put on a bikini. The now world famous Bikini Barista has opened shop right next to Bad Ass Coffee. The owners of Bikini Coffee Company must believe that skin sells in South Salem and I suspect it might. There shop over on Mission St. always has a line of customers in a section of town with lots of coffee competition.