Restaurant brings a taste of Europe to Fraser
July 16, 2009
A new Fraser restaurant is serving food that can’t be found anywhere else in Grand County.JoyHa and Irina Threats opened Mestar on June 21 and said their restaurant brings something new to the community.”Our menu introduces American people to European items,” Threats said. “It is the first restaurant to do this kind of food in Grand County.”The Threats owned a restaurant in Hot Sulphur Springs for two years called Joy’s Garden at the Stage Coach Inn B&B.”We had American food, but Russian food became our best selling item,” Threats said.That is what prompted the couple to open Mestar.”We decided the restaurant would be European, but still have some American food such as veggie wraps, BBQ sandwiches, and hamburgers,” Threats said. “But our specialty is European food.”Threat’s husband is the chef. She said he has over 20 years of cooking experience. Threats said they are offering both lunch and dinner, but they lower their prices during lunch to attract locals.”We did it because of the economy,” Threats said. “We don’t want them to come once a month, we want them to come several times or more.”Threats said this Saturday will serve as their restaurant’s grand opening, and the restaurant will offer food-tasting samples from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.Mestar is located in Fraser in the Alco shopping center.