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Clementine, the new restaurant from lauded chefs John and Elise Russ, has introduced lunch service Tuesday-Friday, 11:30 am-2 pm. The curated menu includes light dishes perfect for mid-day as well as heartier fare such as a “chalupa” with edible flowers, bacon, carrots and aioli; a grilled cheese on buttered sourdough; and roasted chicken thighs with fennel, onion, romesco sauce, fried skins, and a roasted cauliflower salad.
Revolucion Coffee + Juice has a new location in the works at 300 E. Houston St., the former home of chef Andrew Weissman’s Moshe’s Golden Falafel. The coffee house and juicery will open its doors sometime in April.
April will also bring a second San Antonio location of Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar to 11075 Highway 10. The Louisiana-based franchise with a sporty theme serves comfort snacks like waffle cheese fries, cheeseburger sliders, and onion strings alongside Cajun-influenced mains like blackened chicken pasta “alfredeaux”, crawfish étouffée topped with crawfish tails (or “etou-ways”), and classic fried oysters.
Boiler House has a brand new executive chef. Longtime executive sous chef Jarrad Gwaltney has been promoted following the departure of previous executive chef Jeff White, who is hard at work on his upcoming independent concept Eastside Kitchenette.
San Antonio eatery Earl Abel’s is celebrating its 85th year in business with a brand new look. The iconic restaurant is keeping mum on the changes for now, but you can see for yourself on March 15 from 11 am-9 pm, when the restaurant will host a blow out celebration featuring family fun like free chicken drumettes, birthday cake, milkshakes (including 85 cent “Tipsy Earl” milkshakes for adults), face painting, a selfie station, and live music.
You may not be a math nerd, but here is one number you are going to want to remember. In celebration of Pi Day on March 14, Firenza Pizza is offering a special on 10-inch, one topping pizzas all day. The exact price? You guessed it: $3.14.