A charcuterie plate at Minnie's Tavern. (Current Files)
Update: Thursday, May 22 at 1:26 p.m.
The Pearl has released a statement on the purchase of the property.
“Our objectives are to restore the historic building,” Elizabeth Fauerso, chief marketing officer for the Pearl, said, “and also to think about the streetscape and try to improve it. We want to think about how to add more green space, outdoor space or seating space; to think about how to add more parking so that it can actually support that establishment; and then to think about a really cool and interesting use for the little house.”
Silver Ventures plan to work together with the HDRC and its neighbors in Tobin Hill to preserve and repurpose historic assets bringing them new life within the San Antonio community.
Our original post continues...
The rumors are true–Minnie's Tavern has closed. Chef and owner, Andrew Weissman will sell the Boehler House to Silver Ventures. You can find more information on the saga behind the purchase here and here.
The last day of service was Saturday, May 16. Employees have been absorbed into other Weissman eateries, and bar manager Andy Hack is focusing on his ice company, H&C Ice Co. with partner Jake Corney.
Minnie's Tavern, we hardly knew ye.
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