MANKATO — A new made-from-scratch bakery and soup restaurant is slated to open in early May in Old Town.
Tony Friesen will open Friesen's Bakery and Soup Bar at 515 North Riverfront Drive.
Friesen has a long history in the business. His father operated Pastry Palace in Mankato and a bakery in North Mankato in the 1980s and Friesen has long been a bakery manager with Hy-Vee.
To follow the progress of the new business, visit facebook.com/Friesensbakery.