No matter how bored or enraged the quarantine measures make us, it remains a fact that they have surely made us all much more creative!
Having this much spare time at home has probably been just a fantasy for many of us, so now, we got an opportunity to get our hands on things we previously never had the time to complete.
A Detroit-based man, James Vreeland, has always fed the local wildlife. Yet, these days, he mastered his skills and crafted a tiny restaurant for the birds and squirrels that live around his home.
Take a look at the awesome Maison du Noix, or “The Nut House”.
This adorable squirrel enjoys a seed at the Maison de Noix
Vreeland posted photos of the new restaurant on Instagram with the caption:
“Figured now was as good a time as any to get into the restaurant game.”
The open-air concept has brilliant design, with the sweetest communal picnic-style wooden tables ever, placed on a natural grass floor. There is even a coat rack with wire hangers for the jackets of squirrels!
He even compiled a menu listing all the meals they can enjoy! The entrance to the restaurant is equipped with a small stall and the rich menu, adding that “the squirrels and blue jays have been loving it.”
“The name and theme just kind of showed up after we noticed how fancy everyone looked at their tables, and us pining over not being able to sit out on a patio for food ourselves.
More than a few know that it’s time to come running when my wife heads outside with peanuts. So while the setting is new, most of the ‘patrons’ are pretty familiar to us.”
“We’ve been offering an opening course of a seed medley, followed by peanuts on the full shell, house-cut breadsticks, and a dessert of counter-softened apples.”
James Vreeland, an animal lover from Detroit, built a small luncheonette
The restaurant has little benches, a cute fence, and a beautiful entrance
There are several options offered on the menu of “The Nut House”
The open-air restaurant allows the local wildlife to choose between: mixed seed trio, stale bread/pizza crust, raw peanuts, and counter- softened apples.
James adds that the business is very popular, with “ people stopping all the time to take a photo or watch the frenzy. ”
The business seems to be thriving
He even started doing Facebook Live videos, so that everyone can tune in and watch the restaurant guests stopping by.
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