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

In our monthly Table Talk series, we gather a few food- and drink-related headlines into one place for your convenience.

Photo by Rachel Benavides, featuring Hamlin Fountain & Gifts

In our monthly Table Talk series, we gather a few food-and-drink-related headlines into one place for your convenience. From new local restaurants to menu additions and beyond, here’s what we’ve got our eye on this month.

Hamlin Pharmacy Closing Their Doors

Hamlin Fountain & Gifts has been a beloved Corpus Christi staple for 62 years, bringing fresh burgers and shakes to the area for decades. Come May 7th, the local diner will be closing its doors after decades of providing smiles and delicious food to the community. For one last Hamlin milkshake, or even your first one, head over to Hamlin Fountain and send your best wishes.

Lounging on the Lucy’s Parklet

With a fresh new curb appeal, Lucy’s Snackbar is excited to officially launch their new parklet at the ribbon cutting on May 6th with a $5 prosecco special to enjoy outside. Even better, Lucy’s is making five-dollar prosecco a monthly tradition, offered every first Friday of the month. 

Private Dining at Dokyo Dauntaun

If you’re looking for an intimate dinner with friends, Dokyo Dauntaun’s new private dining room is an incredible spot. Seating 8 to 14, the Elysium Private Dining Room’s tinted sliding doors and incredible Neo Japanese Art by world-renowned artist Dan Kitchener create a beautifully unique dining experience. With your choice of music and food, the ambiance can fit any group’s wishes.

New Ventures for Vick’s Famous Hamburgers

If you’re a fan of classic burgers, the Corpus Christi icon Vick’s Hamburgers has made some exciting changes. The burger joint just opened a new Southside location, ready to serve their deliciously fresh burgers to a growing area of town.

Fresh Sips at Tannin’s

As the summer weather inches closer, there’s no better time to enjoy the deliciously refreshing flavors of sangria. Tannin’s Wine Bar and Tapas is now offering a Strawberry Mango Sangria that beautifully blends the fresh flavors into one drink that’s sure to cool you off.

Meal Prep With Chef Tony Posada

If you’re looking for easy lunch options, Chef Tony Posada and The Blue Clove have you covered. Now offering meal prep meals, Chef Tony is preparing more than a dozen delicious options, with dishes like Chicken Primavera and BBQ Sweet Potatoes to make your lunchtime easier, healthier and local.

Downtown Liquor Store

With a growing selection of liquor and spirits, Parched Possum is excited to now offer downtown a one-stop-shop for all your alcohol needs. The brand new downtown liquor store is located at 515 Lawrence St. and is ready open for business. 

Brunch at Coral Bean Cafe

Coral Bean Cafe is excited to now offer brunch every Saturday from 8 AM to 2 PM, with a rotating menu of a la carte options. With meals like waffles, breakfast tacos, and skillets, Coral Bean is eager to serve you.