One new Mexican restaurant recently opened near Shavano Park, while a San Antonio barbecue restaurant in north central San Antonio has a new look and an expanded menu.

El Dorado

El Dorado Mexican Restaurant opened near the Oak Meadow neighborhood south of Shavano Park.

El Dorado offers a range of traditional Mexican dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. They also have a full bar and a kids’ menu.Recess Amusement Bar

The owners of local barbecue restaurant chain Smoke changed the name and altered the format of their Redland Road location during the holiday season.

Staff at the newly monikered Recess Amusement Bar are focused on a wider variety of American food, and provide indoor and outdoor dining spaces, numerous arcade games, swings, and other activities and features.

Company representatives said Fridays and Saturdays at Recess offer a family-oriented atmosphere during the day and an adult bar ambiance at night.