“I have to say, I have always had luck with Asian food in some sort of repurposed fast food building,” declares The Heights Life blogger Viula. Surely everyone hopes her good fortune continues: A Heights Asian Cafe (or, as the banner puts it, Height Asian Cafe) will soon lay claim to the booty that is the vacant Long John Silvers building on Yale at 22nd St.
Likewise, Jenni’s Noodle House expects to open its 3rd location in the former Mrs. Baird’s Bread outlet at 602 E. 20th (at the corner of Oxford St.) in less than 8 weeks.
Ah, but there’s more than Asian food moving in. Viula has the rundown:
- The Concept Formerly Known as Burgerzilla: Viula passes on the rumor that Lance Fegen and Shepard Ross, proprietors of The Glass Wall and the just-opened BRC Gastropub, have changed their idea for the former Stop-N-Go at the southeast corner of Studewood and 11th St. No high-end burgers and comfort food, catty-corner from Someburger? The vacant building (above), most recently occupied by the Texas Tamales Factory, isn’t seeing any action yet. Update: How about we call the new concept Liberty Kitchen?
- Macaroni and Cheese . . . Profits! — When Jus’ Mac opens in July in the former former home of the Yale St. Coffee House at 2617 Yale, you’ll be able to order up to 20 different varieties of macaroni and cheese here — though, naturally, some of them will only be available in season.
- The 19th St. Coffee and Tea Faceoff: Katy Whelan’s Love Street Coffee Shop is scheduled to open late this summer in the storefront most recently occupied by Balinskas Architectural Imports, at 242 W. 19th St. A new sign out across and down the street announces Serendipi Tea, a cafe and tea bar, next to sewing lounge Sew Crafty.
Hear of any more newcomers? Tell us . . . quick!
- Coming Soon… [The Heights Life]
- Jenni’s Noodle House [planned] [Heights Blog]
- Jenni’s Noodle House [Facebook]
- Jus’ Mac [Facebook]
- Love Street coming soon to West 19th [Home in the Heights]