Owners meld live fire Italian and wine bar into new Greenville restaurant in Judson Mill

Feb 7, 2024 | Neighborhood, Press

Before their restaurant has even opened, Jason Donnelly and John Shepherd have already changed the name and tweaked the concept.

It’s not a matter of being disorganized. It’s just two friends and now-business partners full of ideas that flow prolifically when they are together.

So now, what was to be Mill City Pizza — a restaurant centered on live fire cooking and pizza with a retail component — has evolved into Mill City Kitchen and Mill City Wine, two distinct concepts housed in a storied 5,000-square-foot space at Judson Mill.

The two friends have an easy exchange that is part self-deprecating, part inside jokes and part mutual respect. There is a lot of laughter, a lot of jabs and a lot of ideas.

When they open this summer, Mill City Kitchen and Mill City Wine will offer a place to enjoy scratch-made food, interesting wines and a distinctive atmosphere…

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