Stuck downtown jonesing for a turnover, or a maybe a wedding reception? A satellite outpost of Rustika Café and Bakery has crept into the tunnel beneath 801 Louisiana St. in the spot previously occupied by Porch Swing Desserts. The cafe is now open for business with a taco-heavy mini-menu to kick off operations.
A tipster tells Swamplot that sweets fiends will be able both to order and to retrieve custom cakes from the new underground locale, though they will still be constructed at the cafe’s original strip mall location (at 3237 Southwest Freeway between Tokyohana and the Michaelyndon Salon & Day Spa). This first franchise of the Mexican-Jewish mashup will also offer catering.
A few fresh snaps of the newly-stocked pastry counters beneath Louisiana St.:
- Check Out the Downtown Menu!! Now Open! [Rustika Café and Bakery]
- Empanadas and elaborate cakes: Mexican-Jewish bakery opens downtown location [CultureMap]
Photos: Swamplot inbox