Foodie News

Mexican restaurant Meso Maya plans to open two locations in Fort Worth – one in Trinity Commons at 3050 South Hulen St., Suite A, in the former Rockfish location, and another in the Kress Building downtown, according to Blythe Grates, marketing director at Firebird Restaurant Group. Though the exact opening date has not yet been announced, the Trinity Commons location is expected to open in the spring or summer, with the Kress Building location opening some time afterward.

One of Left Bank’s first tenants is now open. Tom Thumb opened its first “urban store” in Fort Worth on April 5, located at 2400 West Seventh St. The 53,000-square-foot store boasts a wine bar, patio seating and made-to-order items like brisket pizza, sandwiches, pho and wok bowls.

California-based juice joint Nekter Juice Bar is coming to town. Its first Fort Worth location will open in the Chapel Hill Shopping Center around Memorial Day. Located at 4601 West Freeway, Suite 218, near Central Market and The Container Store, the shop will offer juices, smoothies and acai bowls, as well as cold-brewed coffee.

Waters Restaurant reopened in its new home at 301 Main St. in Sundance Square. The upscale seafood restaurant, which moved from its previous location in the West 7th development, held its grand opening April 10. The new location features natural light, a large horseshoe-shaped bar and other nods to the former West 7th location, plus a new patio with an outdoor bar, lounge furniture, cocktail tables and plenty of shade.