This week's hot headlines
Beloved burger joint's closure tops this week's 5 most-read San Antonio stories
Editor's note: It’s that time again — time to check in with our top stories. From burgers to vegan bacon, here are five articles that captured our collective attention over the past seven days.
1. Beloved San Antonio burger joint suddenly shutters after 50 years. After feeding generations of Southsiders, TJ’s Hamburgers has fired down the grills. The 50-year-old restaurant announced its closure with a handwritten note on the door stating it was “no longer able to stay open.”
2. Treasured San Antonio burger chain stacks up new spot near UTSA campus. When one door closes a window opens...or something like that. Although TJ's is gone, Burger Boy announced that it would open a "long-awaited and highly requested" new location near UTSA in 2024.
3. Latin-inspired seafood and critically acclaimed ramen slurp up San Antonio food news. Hot on the heels of its San Antonio debut, Los Angeles-based noodle shop Jinya Ramen Bar is opening a second area location. That's just one recent development on the city's bustling dining scene, covered in our weekly roundup.
4. Chic cocktail bar and house music destination debuts in San Antonio. Nestled in its own little corner on Austin Street is the city's newest bar concept — Maeve. Derived from the Irish word for an intoxicating woman, Maeve draws guests in straight upon arrival, with a bold ironwork sign bearing the bar's name, illuminated by a backlight that makes it simply impossible to miss.
5. New San Antonio coffee shop is the first business open in a unique renovation project. New on East Ashby Place is Crème Coffee & Social, a new coffee concept that aims to embody the vibe of classic European cafes – and the first of five concepts set to make up The Creamery, a mixed-use complex near the Pearl neighborhood that revitalizes an old dairy plant.