Support Local Journalism, Join the SA Current Press Club.

Chef at San Antonio's Jerk Shack to Open New Caribbean Concept at Pearl Bottling Department 

click to enlarge JP GARRIGUES
  • JP Garrigues
Chefs Nicola Blaque and Lionel “Butch” Blache will open a new Caribbean concept called Mi Roti at the Pearl’s Bottling Department this Thursday.

The menu, priced between $10 and $12, will feature an array of fresh proteins and toppings from which customers can build their own roti, a word that describes both a type of flatbread and the popular street-food wrap it's used to create. Diners will be able to add mango chutney, crème and a variety of hot sauces for a finishing touch.

“I've travelled all around the world and always had an affinity for street food from not only my home country, Jamaica, but that of other Caribbean islands, like Trinidad,” Chef Nicola Blaque said in a news release. “Trying something different can be scary, but we're excited to inspire Pearl guests to try roti as a wrap or with our rice or salad bowls.”

Blaque and her husband Cornelius Massey recently made headlines when their acclaimed flagship eatery the Jerk Shack was one of the Top 16 New Restaurants in America by and GQ Magazine.

Mi Roti is in the space formerly occupied by Maybelle’s Donuts, and will be open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. All offerings will be available for patio service or carryout.

So many restaurants, so little time. Find out the latest San Antonio dining news with our Flavor Friday Newsletter.

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.

Related Locations

Read the Digital Print Issue

December 1, 2021

View more issues


Join SA Current Newsletters

Sign Up Now

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


© 2021 San Antonio Current

Website powered by Foundation