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Jul 17, 2017

(FORT WORTH, TX) July 11, 2017 – Owners of Taco Heads, Sarah Castillo and Jacob Watson, recently announced the launch of Tinie’s Mexican Rotisserie and Cocktail Lounge in the revitalized urban neighborhood, South Main Village.

On the first floor of Tinie’s (pronounced /Tee’ Nees/), patrons will experience a family style Mexican rotisserie that offers whole or half fire-roasted chicken with sides, tortillas, and salsas, as well as to-go options, catering and event support. There will be red meat and vegetarian options as well, with tortas, salad, tacos and breakfast.

“Tinie is my mom's nickname,” said Castillo. “She eats her Mexican food like your typical Mexican mom – breaking apart tortillas for your protein, rice and beans, and veggies– and this is how we learned to eat Mexican food.” Tinie’s family style offerings are a glimpse into the long lasting Mexican tradition of bringing families together, cooking a feast and enjoying the meal together.

On the second floor, Tinie’s will offer craft cocktails, Latin American beers, and 60 different tequilas and mezcal from its lounge, “El Escondite” (translation, “the hideaway”). Its Latin-inspired bar program will be brought to life by lavish plant life, Oaxacan rugs and rustic Mexican design.

Business partner, Glen Keely, owner and operator of Thompson’s Bookstore and Poag Mahone’s Irish Pub, is helping design the space to create a bar like nothing developed before in Fort Worth. “The interior will transport you to an Oaxacan mezcaleria with a rooftop oasis to escape the concrete jungle,” said Keely.

Castillo, born and raised in Fort Worth’s South Side, said of Keely, “partnering with Glen made perfect sense. We worked so well together when Taco Heads was parked outside his bar, Poag Mahones, and he was like a big brother to me. He’s extremely talented.”