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  • Café Brule gives new life to old building

    VERMILLION, S.D. -- A couple of Vermillion residents followed a dream and breathed life into an historic building on the Corner of Main and Market streets.

    Café Brule opened in April.

    "The reception has exceeded our expectations," said Monica Iverson, who co-owns the restaurant with Chef Jim Waters. "It's been fantastic. Business is booming, growing every day. We're having to hire more people."

    Iverson also operates Cakes by Monica, a specialty cakes shop she ran from her...

  • Cafe Brule featuring Cakes by Monica

    New in 2011, this trendy cafe in historic downtown Vermillion has a Monte Cristo sandwich that is as filling as a burger but much more interesting to eat. Downtown Vermillion's new cafe sounds like it's a coffee shop but it's closer to a full-service restaurant. Locals stop by at all hours for fresh coffee drinks and pastries; full-service breakfast, lunch and dinner; and gorgeous cakes. We stopped in for lunch, and found the cafe to be bright and clean, with...

  • Friends team up for new Vermillion, S.D., eatery

    VERMILLION, S.D. -- Jim Waters decided it was time to follow his dream and open his own restaurant.

    Monica Iverson had always been interested in moving her cake baking and decorating business from her home to a downtown location.

    So when Iverson heard that Waters was in the process of buying the former Coffee Shop Gallery building at 24 W. Main St. in Vermillion, she approached him about the possibility of combining their talents into one venture.

    "We thought our...

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