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Aquarelle's Teresa Wilson to Open Sala & Betty

The future home of Sala & Betty.
The future home of Sala & Betty.
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A permit application for Sala & Betty mysteriously popped up in the window of the old Stallion Grill recently, and now the Chronicle reveals who's behind the project: Former Aquarelle chef/owner Teresa Wilson. The Chronicle quotes Wilson as saying Sala & Betty will serve "slow food fast in the drive-through and slow food relaxed in the dining room;" it'll offer three meals a day. The space, which began its life as a burger joint back in the 70's, is being gutted and renovated; Wilson hopes to open in "late fall of this year or early 2015."

The upscale French Aquarelle shuttered in late 2011 after over a decade in biz; Wilson originally planned to reconcept it into a Latin restaurant, Chonita's, but that project was scrapped when the building was sold.

· Food-O-File [Chronicle]

Sala & Betty

5201 Airport Blvd Austin, TX 78751

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