The guys behind the hidden bar in Carrboro called peccadillo have opened a second bar in Durham, Bar Lusconi. The grand opening is TONIGHT.
If you haven't been to or have never heard of peccadillo, it may be because the bar has no sign, a very plain website and no social media presence. People learn about it via word of mouth and learn that the bar's entrance door is on the left hand side of the building behind Al's Garage in Carrboro.
While peccadillo offers beer, wine and a minimalist cocktail menu, Bar Lusconi is strictly a beer and wine bar. It also won't have a sign on the door but co-owner Dean James said, "There is going to be a little bit more presence," referring to a Facebook page and a Twitter account. Eventually, James said, they will fill an outdoor window display with wine bottles as a subtle reference to what is going on inside.
Owners Timothy Neill and Dean James worked for years in bars in New York and California respectively before deciding to relocate to the Triangle. Peccadillo opened in December 2011 and Bar Lusconi opens tonight, April 24.
James said Bar Lusconi will offer Old World wines and European beers. "It is going to let us really get wild with the beer and wine list," he said. In Durham with its vibrant beer scene, James said they are interested in offering beers from some of the European brewers that have inspired local brewers.
If you are free tonight, Bar Lusconi opens at 5 p.m. Just head over to 117B East Main Street and open the door.