Fork & Spoon moves to permanent location

People eat lunch at Fork & Spoon's new location, located behind the Net Loft, on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (Photo by Emily Mesner/The Cordova Times)

Fork & Spoon, previously a pop-up restaurant that sold meals one to two times a month, is now serving Filipino-infused dishes six days a week at a permanent location.

The food trailer, once the Picnic Basket, previously owned by Ben Landaluce, is located at Main Street and Adams Avenue, behind the Net Loft.

Kate and Ted Velasco originally planned to rent space at the trailer for their pop-up meals, but Landaluce decided to move, selling the trailer to the Velascos, who began business at the new location on July 7, Ted Velasco said.

“Ever since then, it’s been really consistent,” he said. “Busy, that’s for sure.”

Fork & Spoon is open from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Call 907-253-3824 for call ahead orders and visit the Facebook page, Fork & Spoon, for business updates, photos of menu items and announcements.

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Emily Mesner is a staff reporter and photographer for The Cordova Times. Reach her at emesner@thecordovatimes.com. Emily graduated from Central Michigan University, earning a degree in photojournalism with a cultural competency certificate. She first visited Alaska in 2016, working as a media intern for the National Park Service in Kotzebue and Denali National Park and Preserve, and has been coming back ever since. To see more photos, follow @thecordovatimes and @emilymesnerphoto on Instagram.