Pokeworks to bring Hawaiian-inspired bowls and burritos to Southlake beginning Aug. 28

Pokeworks owner Jean Xue is seen with her husband, Chuck Lo. (Courtesy Pokeworks)
Pokeworks owner Jean Xue is seen with her husband, Chuck Lo. (Courtesy Pokeworks)

Pokeworks owner Jean Xue is seen with her husband, Chuck Lo. (Courtesy Pokeworks)

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Pokeworks will be opened to the Southlake community Aug. 28. (Courtesy Pokeworks)
Pokeworks, a fast-casual poke destination, will hold its grand opening Aug. 28 at 2801 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 120, Southlake. Operated by local entrepreneur Jean Xue, this will be the third Pokeworks location in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Menu items include a fresh take on Hawaiian-inspired poke bowls and burritos with a customizable menu and online ordering options for pickup or delivery.


“I first learned about poke from my daughter, who follows a strict, healthy diet to compete on the local high school cross country team. Once I tasted it, I decided I wanted to bring a delicious poke experience to Southlake,” Xue said in a press release. “What I love about Pokeworks is the premium seafood, fresh toppings, and house-made sauces, along with our flexible ‘Poke Your Way’ approach to the menu. We’re excited to welcome the Southlake community, and we know our neighbors will fall in love with poke and the way we do things.”

As part of the grand opening, Pokeworks will be offering a buy-one-get-one-free special on all poke bowls and burritos all day in store. 817-912-1008. www.pokeworks.com
By Sandra Sadek
Sandra Sadek covers the cities of Grapevine, Southlake and Roanoke as well as Carroll ISD for Community Impact. She graduated from Texas State University where she majored in journalism and international relations. She has experience working for several local papers including the University Star, the Katy Times, and the Fort Stockton Pioneer. When she's not on the ground reporting, she enjoys a good book and a hot drink. Follow her on social media @ssadek19.


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