Downtowners have been whispering for a while now about the fate of Sapna Cafe, the sunny eatery in the Bragg's Pie Factory building on Grand Avenue that's served a light, vegetarian-friendly menu of soups, salads, sandwiches, and stirfries since it opened in early 2009. Chef-owner Ana Borrajo has been back on the scene at the Downtown Phoenix Public Market -- where she first launched her business five years ago under the moniker Sapna Chill Out Cafe, before opening a full-service restaurant -- and rumors were swirling that she'd soon close her doors because business has been unbearably slow.
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