In 2016, Sean Dobbins bought the 12 Pearl Street site directly before an impending auction. Trombino’s had been closed since 2011, and the auction might well have erased any lingering hope that a restaurant might return to that spot. Dobbins had no desire at that point to run a restaurant, but did not want to see such a great part of the Lyons community disappear.
Because the Dobbins Family did not want to run the restaurant ourselves, they began a search for someone interested in starting a business. This search led to Chris VanEpps. Dobbins did his best to explain to him what our vision for the restaurant would be, but made clear that because he did not want any part of running it, the business would be his to do as he thought best.
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