MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- One month after a fire shut down their kitchen, Miller Park's Friday's Front Row had a grand re-opening celebration planned for Saturday, August 30th -- but things didn't go as planned.
The plan was for the restaurant to be back to normal operating hours on Saturday, and back to at lease a limited menu, but when crews were setting up, they realized they weren't going to be able to do that.
That being said, the restaurant crew didn't turn folks away on Saturday. The sign was lit up for a reason: the restaurant was open, but not quite to the extent restaurant officials had hoped.
Saturday, August 30th was Ed Wolford's first time at Miller Park -- and he couldn't have asked for better seats.
"I'm from the Baltimore area, and I'm telling you right now, this stadium is better than that stadium. I'm very happy I came," Wolford said.
But Wolford admits when he and his group first walked up to the restaurant, they were worried.
"We saw it said 'closed,' but people were walking in, so we just walked in and they said 'what drinks do you want?' and here we are," Wolford said.
The restaurant on Saturday offered drinks and a few appetizers.
Wolford said he and his group couldn't complain.
"Who can beat this?!" Wolford said.
Restaurant officials won't go into detail as to why they couldn't serve more than a few appetizers on Saturday -- and won't say when they'll fully reopen.
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