Vote now in the 2021 Best of San Antonio Readers Poll.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Grand Opening in Southtown: Lisa Astorga-Watel's Bite

Posted By on Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 8:10 AM

 

lisajpg

The culinary action just doesn't seem to stop in Southtown.   Bite, a new venture by Lisa Astorga-Watel, wife of Damien Watel (Bistro Vatel, Bistro Bakery, Cafe des Artistes), launches its grand opening today, Wednesday October 17, with an eclectic menu with a "70's modern twist." Look for smaller (but not tapas-sized, we're told) portions of Euro-fare and reasonable prices: steak tartare and toast, $18; salmon cuadrado, $16; octopus carpaccio, $14 are a few items on today's menu of a dozen offerings, which also includes a lobster springroll with an entire lobster tail, $15. Astorga-Watel was trained at The Culinary Art Institute in Houston, and was a private chef for celebrities before marrying. Given husband Damien's celebrity chef status, expect local glitterati to gnosh at this new late night hangout.

Bite, 5-10pm Wed, 5pm- Midnight Thu-Sat, 1012 S Presa, (210) 532-2551, biterestaurantsa.com

 

 

Tags: , , , , , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the San Antonio Current Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the San Antonio Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

June 16, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation