Foods News & Booze (2/4/14)

Hacienda on Henderson's fish tacos (photography by Matthew Shelley)
Hacienda on Henderson’s fish tacos (photography by Matthew Shelley)

Hacienda on Henderson is closed. Yesterday, Teresa Gubbins detected something wrong with the fun Tex-Mex spot, which was still posting on its Facebook page on January 30. The five-year-old restaurant apparently shut down without notice over this past weekend.

Say goodbye to Mr. Max in Irving. One of the best Japanese restaurants in Irving is gone, according to City of Ate. It closed right before the new year. Another loss for the suburbs. Drats.

Spoon is now part of Chanticleer Holdings Inc., and the seafood restaurant has also acquired 195,000 shares of Hooters. Now, when you bite into those wings, you can think of John Tesar. This Dallas Business Journal article reports Tesar hard-at-work on his new concepts.