Artsy all-day cafe Hungry Pigeon is pumping the brakes on its all-day service.
Chef-owner Scott Schroeder announced Wednesday that the South 4th Street restaurant will be “putting a pause” on its breakfast and lunch service Monday through Thursday. It’s all in good faith, though, he notes, as his team refocuses their efforts on future projects to be announced.
“This was an extremely tough decision for us to make, but it was necessary due to the one thing none of us seems to have enough of: time,” Schroeder said in an email Wednesday morning.
We understand that this news will be disappointing to our loyal daytime guests, but please know that these changes will provide opportunities for sustainable growth both outside and inside the restaurant. We’ll now have the bandwidth to inject even more creativity and care into our dinner and brunch services. We’re energized and inspired and have so many new ideas we think you’re going to love.
Hungry Pigeon opened in January, 2016 and quickly earned a devoted following for its unique interior and homey comfort food made predominantly from local ingredients. As its chef-owners Schroeder and Pat O’Malley set their sights elsewhere, the restaurant will continue its brunch service on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, serving the egg sandwiches, croissants, and other popular morning fare patrons have come to know and love. It will open every weekday for dinner service at 5 p.m.