New King William bistro replacing Madhatters sets opening date

Madhatters image. (SABJ)

SAN ANTONIOEditor’s note: This story was published through a partnership between the San Antonio Business Journal and KSAT.

Bar Loretta, a bar and bistro coming to the King William Historic District where Madhatters Tea House and Cafe had been, anticipates opening in February 2021.

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The new concept helmed by local restaurateur Roger Herr and Executive Chef Paul Peterson will bring a French-technique-inspired take on Texas cuisine when Bar Loretta opens in the refurbished 100-year-old building at 320 Beauregard St., according to a news release. The refurbishment’s design is by local firm Design Coop.

Peterson’s take on Texas fare includes offerings such as prosciutto-crusted morbier cheese with red wine stewed figs and grilled bread, pepper-crusted elk medallions with potato gratin and red wine demi-glace, and spice grilled gulf shrimp with a fried-corn-green-chile grit cake and fire-roasted tomatillo butter.

Read more on this story at the San Antonio Business Journal.

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