After they opened a bank account in town, the building's owner, Keith Danks, Jr. of Equity Management, Inc. of Grand Forks, took the pair to other stops around town, like an attorney's office to sign the lease and form a limited liability corporation together.
They also opened a charge account at Hardware Hank and went to Northern Lumber to order supplies.
By 4 p.m. portions of the floor and ceiling in the former pizza restaurant were being torn out and a truck was unloading stacks of sheetrock.
The restaurant will be open seven days a week, and the pair say it will have a full bar and they'll specialize in margaritas.
said they chatted informally with officials at city hall earlier Monday and he
didn't anticipate any major issues arising regarding the pursuit of a liquor license.
son, Cody, traveled to Baxter on Tuesday to eat at Martinez's El Tequila Mexican restaurant.
had the steak ranchero and Cody had chimichangas.
The portions were so big neither said they could finish.
"It was excellent," Keith
said, motioning to Danks
Without making major renovations, Danks
said the pair will replace the roof with a terra-cotta look, and the inside will have lots of stucco to give it a Mexican feel.