All-you-can-eat Brazilian steakhouse Texas de Brazil is now open at Tacoma Mall. The national chain with a pay-one-price meat menu opened Dec. 4, 2018 on the side of the mall near The Cheesecake Factory.
The Blue Octopus Champagne Bar is now open in Tacoma’s Proctor neighborhood with a menu of champagne by the glass, flight or bottle, plus wine, cider and beer. It lists an extensive menu of sparkling wine cocktails and mimosas.
Elemental Pizza in downtown Tacoma closed Aug. 18 and in its place, Zeeks Pizza opened Aug. 27, 2018. The Seattle-based restaurant, located in the two -story space at 1702 Pacific Ave., will serve pizza, wings and salads and deliver.
Shaved ice at T-Town Cafe is an elaborate dessert made with powdery shaved ice at the base, vanilla ice cream, fresh fruit and sweet, chewy mochi. Also on the menu is taiyaki – fish-shaped waffles filled with sweetened red beans or Nutella.