If it’s your lifelong dream to ride in a big-ass hot dog, well, you’re pretty weird. But Oscar Mayer is gonna make sure you relish (har har) the experience this weekend. The Wienermobile will be at two different H-E-Bs on Friday and Sunday to pass out wiener-shaped whistles and generally clog up the already crowded parking lots. Go to hotdoggerblog.com to find out which stores are hosting the Wiener and when.
Speaking of grocers, rumors abounding earlier this year about Trader Joe’s coming to town appear to have been confirmed. A tentative Quarry Market target was named by the daily paper and confirmed to us by a little (tasty) bird. We’re expecting to see those Hawaiian shirts by year’s end.
Finally, Benihana recently made a little-noticed exit from San Antonio. But the owner is opening a near-identical chain outfit in the same space called Sumo Japanese Restaurant. Yay?