Claudio Aprile set to open new Origin locations at Liberty and Bayview villages

Claudio Aprile set to open new Origin locations at Liberty and Bayview villages

Claudio Aprile set to open new Origin locations at Liberty and Bayview villages

Claudio Aprile, the chef and owner of molecular gastronomy temple Colborne Lane, has announced that he’ll be opening two new locations of his more accessible Origin in the new year. The first, according to The Grid, will be a 150-seat restaurant in Liberty Village, complete with lounge, open kitchen, raw bar and patio and set to open in April. The second will take over the space vacated in November by the decidedly more casual Sierra Grill at Bayview Village, and will open by Christmastime next year, if all goes according to plan. The new locations will apparently share the “DNA and core values” of the original King and Church space, but will have menus more tailored to their surroundings. Aprile has often hinted that he wanted to be running a chain of restaurants. Indeed, he told Chris Nuttall-Smith last year that he could see himself running six restaurants within a decade. Judging by this new announcement, that might happen a lot sooner. Read the entire story [The Grid] »