While we were both struck by the economic downturn, we rode a lot on our tandem bike. As we rode and pedaled into beautiful places, wineries and miles of road, the dream of Tandem, a Dinner and Wine Bar was born. We thought why not take all the gifts and talents that were given us and do something with it. We rode about 1,800 miles during the "dream" of Tandem, and visited many wineries, outdoor concerts, farmers markets and art festivals. A lot of exploring was done.
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Economics from the ground up was born. We started shopping Craig's List and found exactly what we were hoping to find: a lot of stories and history behind each fantastic piece. We found amazing and unique treasures that folks didn't want to give up but had to in order to survive in this economy. Momentum started growing, excitement and the belief that anyone can achieve their dreams. We came across many beautiful wares from the farmers markets, art festivals, and places we found during our journey. We have now partnered with them to bring you delicious chocolates, hand-blown glass, gorgeous vintage jewelry, and much, much more! With our love for cooking and gardening, you'll find special gifts in this area too! We also found that that there wasn't anyone doing picnics. One to pick up with everything you need for a picnic to go! Now. Tandem will cater to all the folks who want to pick up a picnic to go for your own exploring or riding or where ever your journey takes you!
We took the look and feel from our home: vintage, antique, Americana, and an inviting atmosphere. We want you to feel you are amongst friends in their family room and kitchen. Our passion for cooking, entertaining, and love of good food to share and wine will make you feel "right at home" - a place for fellowship with friends or just meet new ones. Enjoy a board game, read vintage magazines, eat, drink and relax. In Tandem, everything is plentiful enough to share or if you come alone you can always order for a single too!