WonderSlice opens at Pearl on Monday

Pizza Eatery appeared in the packing department.

WonderSlice opens on Monday, June 27 in the Food Court at The Pearl. Potluck Hospitality’s new concept and chef Ben Schwartz promise to “marvel at the slice” as well as homemade subs, salads, and snacks. Schwartz, who has worked at Uchiko, Emmer & Rye and Le Politique in Austin, says the restaurant is meant to be a throwback to neighborhood pizza joints for decades.

WonderSlice will join Tenko Ramen, Mi Roti, Chilaquil, Kineapple and Park Bar in the bottling division.

Il Forno one of the 50 best pizzas in the US

Michael Sohocki’s Il Forno has been named one of America’s best pizzerias by 50 Top Pizza. Chef Jason Garcia traveled to New York last weekend to accept the award from the Italian-based organization that ranks the best slices in the world. She called Il Forno #32 in the US and praised it for its use of local ingredients and wood-fired baking technique, describing Pizza alla Carbonara as a “modernity” to try.

El Remedio opens brick and mortar site

The popular food truck El Remedio will soon open its first restaurant near USAA. The food truck that debuted five years ago has grown to include several trucks popping up around town, including at the El Camino food truck park on the River Walk. They’re known for their birria tacos, and at the restaurant, they’ll also serve Mexican-style sushi, such as tres queosos rollo, among other dishes.

Celebrate the 4th with a fireball

Taco Cabana fans can celebrate Independence Day with a fireball or watermelon margarita. The limited-time offers will go live on July 1 and will be available until July 4 for $4 each. The San Antonio-based taco chain will continue to offer its margarita staples, which include lime, strawberry, mango and manguana. Fireball drinks are only available in some locations. Guests can check out the menu on their go-to site here.

Banchito breaks away from 1,000 bars of Pollo Asado

In honor of their mother, the Reyes family behind Panchito’s Mexican Restaurant will serve 1,000 plates of Pollo asado during Saturday’s celebration. Their mother, Evelyn Sepulveda Reyes, passed away last year and her children have been looking for a way to honor her while also thanking the West Side community for their support. Dishes will be available starting at 3pm on a first come, first serve basis.

Owner Jefferson Bodega Deals With Heart Problems

Jefferson Bodega shared on Instagram that he will have irregular hours as co-owner, Luke Horgan, is in the hospital dealing with heart problems.

Horgan posted that he had been diagnosed with a heart condition and that the initial surgery revealed more severe heart damage than initially expected. As a result, he will remain in the hospital until next week with plans to undergo open-heart surgery. As a result, Jefferson Bodega has been closed for part of this week and will likely be closed for most of next week as Horgan focuses on his health, and his wife and partner Lisa Horgan will run the store Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26, encouraging regulars to stop And stock up on their favorites while showing Lisa “MaBodega” some encouraging words. The store is known for its hard-to-find snacks and drinks, like Dark Berry Dr Pepper, Peach Kit-Kats, peanut brownie Snickers, and more.

“I can’t tell you how much your comments, prayers, and good feelings have meant to me,” Horgan wrote. “It is a powerful reminder of why I have to get through this. I can’t wait to come back and see you again soon.”

Gold Coffee announces a new concept

The owners of Gold Coffee gave Instagram followers a sneak peek this week at their soon-to-be concept, Lil’ Treasures. Owner Jason Tantaros posted that once they opened up the space next to Gold at Freight Gallery & Studios, they knew they wanted to expand. He described Night’s Next Treasures as a food and drink idea and wrote, “We can’t wait to give you more information on our intention for this wonderful space.” The place was home to Bandit BBQ, which closed earlier this year.

Rojo Bar adds lunch

Bar Rojo on the Grand Hyatt San Antonio River Walk announced this week that it now offers a lunch menu of soups, sandwiches, Spanish Charcuterie, and more. Locals and visitors can expect Spanish-inspired dishes that use fresh, local ingredients whenever possible, Executive Chef Christian Aptz said in a statement. Some of the menu items to look out for include a chicken sandwich with garlic parmesan fries, baked goat cheese, honey harissa wings, a rojo burger, and more.

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