frequently asked questions
is sooki & mimi open? do you take reservations?
Yes - we are now open! reservations are required for both our dining room and bar (no walk-ins). for now, we offer two experiences:
in the dining room: enjoy our delightful two-hour, ten-course tasting menu, "a celebration of vegetables and nixtamal."
in the bar: sip craft cocktails, wine, beer, and zero-proof beverages, and snack on tacos in a beautiful setting. reservations are $25 per person and include two drinks per person. Reservations are limited to one hour.
What is your cancellation policy?
we will accept cancellations up to one week in advance of your reservation for a full refund. you can reach us by email at email@example.com to make a cancellation. we are unable to refund any cancellations made within one week of your reservation. by completing your purchase, you are acknowledging this on behalf of you and your guests. You can always transfer your reservation to another person.
what are your covid practices and procedures?
you can read about how we're staying safe here.
what kind of food do you serve at Sooki & Mimi?
the short answer: we serve delicious food.
the longer answer: we serve food that speaks to chef ann kim’s personal journey as a South Korean immigrant woman raised in a suburb of Minnesota, educated in NYC, fueled by a hunger for tortillas and profound respect for masa. while she often feels like she’s in a constant identity crisis, her food reveals the gift of a life lived at the intersection of cultures, sustained by curiosity and appreciation.
when will the menu change?
we’re not sure! Our inaugural menu's tasting menu structure and vegetarian ingredients are the results of our own creative intuition and pandemic-related considerations. our best guess is that we’ll look to move onto a new menu in about a month, though it will ultimately evolve along with the circumstances and humans surrounding it.
are you a vegetarian restaurant?
no, though we are currently serving a vegetarian menu. we will reimagine our menu with every new iteration.
will you always be a tasting menu?
no...and we're not sure how long we will be serving guests this way. it's not how we envisioned ourselves, but with the challenges presented by covid and our dedication to staying safe, it felt like the choice for us for now. we'll continue to reshape ourselves and evolve as our community becomes safe and restrictions are lifted.
do you offer takeaway?
not at this time. for now, we are focusing our efforts on providing a safe and fun in-person dining experience.
do you offer delivery?
we do not offer delivery or work with any third-party delivery services.
who are sooki & mimi?
sooki and mimi are chef/owner ann kim's late-grandmothers. sook-young (or “sooki”), her maternal korean grandmother, influenced ann's love of food and cooking, and her american grandmother thelma (or “mimi”), who introduced ann to the arts and western culture. this restaurant is an homage to them.
do you sell gift cards?
yes! you can buy one online.
do you have outdoor seating?
not right now, but you can expect a lovely patio next spring.
i hear there's a basement bar, is that true?
sure is! stay tuned for more information about our subterranean wonderland.
can i rent your spaces out for special events?
not at this time. we love hosting private events, but given the current restrictions on large gatherings, we are unable to offer this type of experience. We hope to be able to assist in celebrating special days and events soon.