This month's openings were filled with more cajun, more desserts and definitely more reasons to work out.
Let's welcome the new eateries:
The Argentina-based Café Martinez opened in late February off Louis Pasteur with empanadas, Argentinian espresso drinks, sandwiches, and homemade cheesecake. At Cafe Martinez off Louis Pasteur, the 2,000-square-foot space is chic and airy and features plenty of bar and table seating along with a living room space with mid-century modern furnishings. Find them at 7302 Louis Pasteur Drive.
South Southtown gained a new neighborhood bar with the late February opening of The Gold Bar
by the guys behind Nightrocker and Southtown 101. Find them at 3400 S. Flores St., (210) 455-3900.
After a fire shut down the restaurant for five month, King's Bowl
is back in action. Stop in for sesame chicken and dumplings. Find them at 5727 Babcock Road, (210) 690-8819.
The party continues at Bottom Bracket
Social House, which reopened on March 5 after a three-month absence. Stop in for trap music and craft beer. Find them at 1603 N. Colorado, (210) 267-9160.
NOLA Brunch & Beignets
opened March 7 via the folks behind The Cookhouse and late Where Y'at Food Truck. The menu features N'awlins-style brunch staples such as pain perdu, grits and more. Find them at 111 Kings Ct., (806) 679-3130.
The Alta Vista area contains 10 percent more baked goods when Scratch Kitchen
opened on March 8 with cakes, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, cheesecake, mousse and more, and breakfast and lunch service. Find them at 607 W. Russell Pl., (210) 630-2220.
Taquitos West Ave.
opened a second location in early March with indoor seating, additional items on the menu such as tortas and quesadillas and and adjoining panaderia for all your tres leches needs. Find them at 12734 Nacogdoches Road, (210) 444-9460.
The sixth Local Coffee
location opened in the Shavano Park area on March 15. Much like its predecessors off Sonterra, Broadway, The Pearl, the Medical Center and Leon Springs, the Shavano Park serves Merit Roasting Co. coffee and will feature a guest roaster each week off the Modbar Espresso and pour-over modules. Find them at 4115 Pond Hill Lane, Suite 101, (210) 994-6601.
Po'boy fans should note the opening of The Lost Cajun
. The menu includes Louisiana favorites, gumbos and Cajun classics, po'boys and beignets. A small a la cart section is filled with Lagniappe or "a little something extra" items such as boudin balls, catfish bites, crawfish pies, and fried pickles. Ask about the sloppy preparation for the crawfish pies. Find them at 5602 W. Hausman Road, Suite 102, (210) 455-2757.
On March 25, Urban Bricks
, known for its made-to-order pies, opened another location in the Alamo City area, this time in Live Oak. Find them at 8000 Pat Booker Road, Suite 100, Live Oak, (210) 967-0001.
San Antonio's second Natural Grocers
store opened March 29 with more supplements, organic produce and quality meats. Find them at 6514 N. New Braunfels Ave.