Well, actually plenty of people got a preview of Parson's Chicken & Fish from the Longman & Eagle team, at a benefit for the South Logan Arts Coalition on Saturday, but it's the Reader's Keith Griffith who reports back. The long-empty space at Armitage and Humboldt now looks kind of like Big Star with its plain, industrial look, while the "elevated shack food" earns a "pretty good." But we're still waiting for the outdoor area which, like Big Star, will be bigger than the interior, and considerably more ambitious:
[Co-owner Peter] Toalson envisions a meticulously landscaped patio, planted with native trees and prairie grasses. Reclaimed shipping containers would house a raw bar and booze bar to serve the summer crowds.