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1211 scene food2With a bold stroke of color here, a tenuous drizzle of sauce there, newcomer Wild Root Café and Market separates itself from other breakfast and lunch eateries around town by offering a nuanced farm-to-table experience during the daytime hours.

Chef Michael Trebbi and his wife, Anne-Marie, recently opened the bright and flowing eatery in the former Yokozuna Teriyaki spot on bustling 8th Street.

Michael Trebbi, who grew up cooking in Chicago, was able to break free from the world of corporate food service (he formerly worked for Thomas Cuisine) and assert himself with a seasonal menu of ingredient-focused fare that employs a profusion of local foodstuffs.