SONOMA INDEX TRIBUNE – New restaurant to open at Cornerstone Sonoma
Chef Casey Thompson’s new Folktable restaurant will be popping up at the Cornerstone Sonoma Sunset Outdoor Test Kitchen on weekends starting Aug. 29. Every weekend guests will get to sample the foods she will eventually be serving at Folktable, which is planned for a full opening this fall.
Thompson is a former “Top Chef” finalist who briefly owned a restaurant in San Francisco. The new spot is billed as offering seasonal cocktails and “playful summer twists on dishes that are meant to be enjoyed in the sunshine,” all created by Thompson, according to an announcement from Sonoma’s Best Hospitality Group, which owns Cornerstone, General’s Daughter, Ramekins and Sonoma’s Best deli in its food portfolio.
Folktable will open in the location first occupied by Bruce Riezenman’s Park 121, to which many Sonomans often traveled the few miles south just to enjoy his casual and healthy food. Riezenman is now in business with Ari Weisswasser in Park Avenue Catering and Stellar Catering. Park 121 restaurant closed in 2019…