Over the years Bob and Scott have always talked about fun places and plates they have both enjoyed in a more casual setting. The chatter eventually turned into a more serious conversation about a second venue. They began to formulate a plan of something different than Lake Ridge's fine dining, yet with the same concept behind it. The concept was a bar and grill where Chef Scott could offer great quality, casual food and value, along with the same great service. All they needed was a building!
They looked into that silver magnet out there on Route 9 just waiting to be restored to its former glamour and cool. The Fodero dining car dates back to the fifties and has all the stainless steel art deco inside and out that just shines with charm.
As Bob and Scott researched and began planning, they realized the historic significance of this iconic dining car and began to look a the the history of the street in which their new restaurant would be located. Turns out, when life was more simple before Malta was established, US Rt. 9 was known simply as Dunning Street. History has come around and the restaurant was named.