News You Can Eat
This batch of Fort Worth dining news has lots of exciting opening action, some happening now, some coming later in 2022. There's also a big splash of beverage news, with some refreshing new things to drink.
Here's what's happening in Fort Worth restaurant news:
Ober Here, the Filipino food truck, now has a brick and mortar location at 1229 8th Ave., on the ground floor space under Wabi House, in a space they're sharing with two other concepts, not yet open, doing chicken and boba tea. The new space gives them a chance to expand their hours, but don't worry they're still open late-late: They're now open from 11 am-11:45 pm.
Mikoto Ramen Bar & Sushi, a small chain from Houston, opened in Southlake in late 2021 at 2310 W. Southlake Blvd., #100, in a former TeaJava Cafe (and briefly, the Pink Beet Cafe). They serve ramen, sushi, and teishoku, a Japanese "set meal," sort of like a bento box.
Martin House Brewing is testing out online shipping with Tavour. It's an app only so you must be on your phone. They can only ship to these states below and this is only for pickle beer. Click this link on your phone to download the app, and it's in these states: WA OR ID CA CO CT NV NM MN IL ND WI IN NE KS MO IA TX DC PA RI NY NJ NC SC FL NH VA.
Cava is opening a location at 2736 W. Seventh St., Fort Worth, in a former Freebirds location. According to a company spokesperson, it will open in winer 2022. The Mediterranean fast-casual chain does customizable salads and other healthy fare and has been growing around DFW like gangbusters.
Blaze Pizza is opening a location in Mansfield, at 3161 E. Broad St. #101, in a former Zoe's Kitchen. According to a representative from the center, it'll open this summer, next to Salata. Blaze is the California-based fast-casual dining restaurant chain founded in 2011 and modeled after Chipotle's made-to-order approach to serving customers. There are currently 18 locations in Texas including one in Fort Worth at the Waterside shopping center.
Razzoo's Cajun Cafe recently launched new cocktails: Big Peach Energy and The Zydeco Zombie, and has brought back two dishes available through early July: Shrimp en Brochette with bacon-wrapped shrimp stuffed with jalapeno, and Creole Pork Chops breaded and fried, then topped with jalapeño cheese sauce.
7-Eleven has a new maple-flavored sausage, egg, & cheese taquito, available all day, made with eggs, pork sausage, and cheddar cheese sauce coated with a sweet maple flavored batter, for $1.99. They also have a new lineup of drinks for spring including two new coffee flavors: Salted Caramel Coffee and also Lavender Syrup, an intriguing new syrup with floral notes, ideal for lavender iced coffee for $1; and three rad new Slurpee drinks: Blood Orange Slurpee, a mix of Brisk Iced Tea and a Slurpee with intense blood orange flavors; Mango Lemonade, a blend of mango and tart lemonade; and the vitaminwater XXX: acai-blueberry-pomegranate, which is infused with vitamins B3, B6, and B12, leaving you feeling reinvigorated.
Zubi's, a Dallas-based healthy Latin food company, has launched its plant-based Signature Salsa and Crema de Jalapeño Latin dips at Sprouts across the country. They're made at the company's facility in Athens.
Fatboy has just launched a smaller version of their renowned confectionary favorite Nut Sundae on a stick - Premium Ice Cream Dipped in Milk Chocolate & Roasted Peanuts. Normally available in a 4oz serving, these new miniature versions of the Nut Sundae are 2.5 oz and 150 calories available in 196 Walmart locations.
Pizza Inn has launched the NYXL Pizza, a 16-inch pizza with 8 slices that is its largest menu item to date. It's a New York-style buffet addition topped with extra large deli pepperoni (only available on the NYXL), with mozzarella cheese on a crispy crust with thin and foldable slices. NYXL Pizza is available at the All You Can Eat Buffet, or for delivery or carryout at select locations for a limited time offer of $12.
Chick-fil-A has added a new Cloudberry Sunjoy flavor, combining Chick-fil-A lemonade, sweetened iced tea with flavors of cloudberry and cherry blossom. Their release says that the cloudberry is one of the rarest berries in the northern hemisphere, and is both sweet and tart. This is the first new Sunjoy blend since they debuted Sunjoy — a combination of lemonade and iced tea — last spring. This nationwide rollout of Cloudberry Sunjoy follows a test in Augusta, Georgia last fall. They're also reviving their spicy chicken biscuit, expanding the number of restaurants it's available which you can check here.