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Bay Leaf Cafe owners want to sell their Clifton Square restaurant

WICHITA — After two years in business, Becca Thomas would like to sell her Bay Leaf Cafe at Clifton Square.

"We've had a really great run," she says. "It's been quite successful. I've made a lot of great friends."

Thomas wants to return to school for a zoo science degree and then pursue work out of state at an aquarium.

Her mother and business partner, Paula Amos, is an artist and interior designer and wants to focus on that instead of the restaurant.

So Thomas says they want to "let somebody else come in and have some fun with it."

The 1,400-square-foot restaurant, which is where Everyday Gourmet once was, seats 50 people inside and another 40 on the patio.

Thomas has lunch Tuesday through Saturday and live music on the weekends.

"The live music has been phenomenal," she says.

At one point, she offered dinner, too, but no longer does.

"Our plan is to stay open and keep on trucking until it sells," Thomas says.

"I'm really grateful to everybody supporting me here. It's something I'll never forget."