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Chop Shop will make the Anchor more delicious

Schane Gross’ Douglas Avenue Chop Shop, a high-end butcher shop she’s opening next to her popular bar/restaurant the Anchor, is close to finished. She’s aiming for a soft-opening on Feb. 11 and 12 that will include an artisan cheese and wine tasting. (The grand opening won’t be until late March.) In the meantime, she’s talking […]

Anchor, Siena teaming up for monthly beer dinners

Schane Gross knows beer. Marshall Roth knows food. Now Gross, the owner of The Anchor at 1109 E. Douglas, and Roth, the¬†executive¬†chef at the new Siena Tuscan Steakhouse in the Ambassador Hotel at 104 S. Broadway, are activating their wonder twin powers for a new beer dinner series that will launch in a couple of […]

The Anchor: Chicken wing expert, Strong Ale purveyor

I’m baaaaacccckkk. My basement is no cleaner, but my tan is a bit bronzer and should last at LEAST until Halloween. Lots of food stuff happened while I was gone, including both the Midwest Beerfest, which I attended, and the Wichita Wagonmasters Downtown Chili Cookoff, which I did not attend because I was out of […]

The Anchor is bringing back Sunday brunch

YAY! HOORAY! The Anchor is 1109 E. Douglas is about to revive its Sunday brunch. It’ll be be back starting on May 20. It won’t be the same delicious brunch I raved about back when former chef Ben George was making it, but it sounds very good. Owner Schane Gross is calling it a “bar […]

Valentine’s Day at The Anchor to include popular chocolate ale

Apparently, Boulevard Chocolate Ale is a big deal. The beer is so popular, it’s selling out in minutes wherever liquor stores stock it. Makes sense to me. Chocolate and beer are two great tastes that HAVE to taste great together. Amiright? On Valentine’s Day, The Anchor at 1109 E. Douglas is going to tap a […]

Chef Pitts leaves the Anchor — and Wichita

Chef Doug Pitts has moved on from The Anchor — and soon, he’ll be moving on from Wichita. Pitts, who took over the kitchen at the popular downtown bar in May, left several weeks ago when he and owner Schane Gross realized they had different visions for the menu, Gross said. Since then, Pitts has […]

Strong Ale Fest is Saturday at The Anchor

The strong ale from the Midwest Beerfest should have worn off by now, meaning you’re primed and ready for The Anchor’s Third Annual Strong Ale Fest. The event features a long list of beers with an alcohol content of 8 percent or more and is happening from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday. Ticket holders […]

Anchor open Sunday for Prairie Fire

Anchor owner Schane Gross is one of the local Twitter celebrities committed to running this Sunday’s Prairie Fire 5k race. (She and a handful of others have been Tweeting about their training progress for weeks now.) In observance of the big race day, which also will include a half-marathon and marathon route that goes right […]

Update on The Anchor’s hours, menu, remodel plans

I sat down for a chit-chat this morning with Anchor owner Schane Gross and her new chef, Doug Pitts, to talk about the changes underway at the bar and restaurant at 1109 E. Douglas. More changes are coming. Here’s a breakdown: Hours: As Gross and Pitts work to resolve service issues and decide what they […]

The Anchor closed until Friday

One of Doug Pitts’ first orders of business now that he’s taken over The Anchor kitchen: clean house. The Anchor, the popular pub at 1109 E. Douglas, closed down Monday afternoon and will stay closed until 11 a.m. Friday while Pitts and owner Schane Gross clean the kitchen, add new equipment and address plumbing issues. […]