November Table Talk: What's New in the Coastal Bend Food & Drink World - The Bend Magazine

November Table Talk: What’s New in the Coastal Bend Food & Drink World

New craft butcheries, mixology classes, vegan chicken sandwiches, a local Thanksgiving, and more

By:Tyler Schultz  Photo: Rachel Benavides

Mixing Things Up at Bellino’s

Looking to expand your knowledge on mixed drinks? Bellino’s Ristorante Italiano has introduced a crash course on all things mixology. Impress all your friends at the next gathering with your new mixology skills. The Mixology 101 course takes place the first Monday of each month.

Thanksgiving at The Lookout

If you’re looking for a delicious Thanksgiving meal without the prep, The Lookout has you covered. Offering a carefully crafted 5-course meal, the intimate dining experience takes the stress out of Thanksgiving preparation. With limited availability, tickets are available on their website.

Crafted Meats in the Coastal Bend

With a carefully curated selection of meats, Boarri Craft Butchery has elevated the culinary shopping experience in Corpus Christi. Offering the finest quality meats, this new butchery is sure to have the perfect main course for your next dinner party or event.

The Return of a Coastal Classic

Back by popular demand, The Post has reintroduced a timeless east coast classic to the menu. Topped with fried green tomatoes, The Post’s Lobster Roll is sure to satisfy those seaside cravings, served with a side of delicious old bay fries.

A Classic Breakfast Croissant

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day and if you’re looking for a quick, delicious option, Bien Mérité’s sausage croissant is the perfect choice. With a carefully crafted flaky croissant and delectable sausage, this breakfast item is sure to fill you up on the go.

Beefing Up Fried Rice at BKK

Ready for a new addition to your fried rice? BKK has introduced Tiger Cry Steak to the menu. The steak can be added to their Pineapple Fried Rice, BKK Fried Rice, Thai Basil Fried Rice, or Egg Fried Rice and is the perfect addition for meat-lovers.

Catering to Cajun Cravings

Water Street Oyster Bar just introduced a new menu item, Seafood Pasta Jambalaya. The meal combines shrimp, chicken, andouille sausage, and crawfish tails with an andouille creme sauce and shells. The meal combines the culinary influences of cajun cuisine for a delicious seafood concoction.

Delectable Downtown Dessert

If you’re downtown and have a sweet tooth, Dokyo has introduced a classic dessert option to the menu. The Brownie Dessert comes with a warm brownie and a scoop of ice cream, dressed with a decadent chocolate drizzle that’s sure to cure your cravings.

A New Vegan Venture

For all the non-meat eaters, or anyone who’s just looking to try something new, Project Pollo has found its way to the Coastal Bend. The all-vegan eatery offers some of the best vegan chicken sandwiches in Texas, so delicious you won’t tell the difference.