Restaurant Olivia Opens with a New Look and Lots of Pasta

Jan 19, 2020 290

BY: Deniose Mickelsen

“New year, new you” is certainly the theme for partners Ty LeonHeather Morrison, and Austin Carson, who spent the first weeks of 2020 transforming Café Marmotte, the Wash Park West bistro they purchased last summer, into an Italian trattoria inspired by Morrison’s nine-year-old daughter, called Restaurant Olivia.

The trio opened the (literal) new door to the pasta-centric restaurant earlier this week, debuting a renovated dining room and menu meant to make Italophiles swoon. With help from local woodworker (and former Mizuna wine director) Kelly Wooldridge of SGO Works, Leon, Morrison, and Carson have refurbished the dining room into a peaceful, beautiful space. 

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