The Pearl Announces New Food Hall Concept Opening in September – Kineapple
The Pearl is excited to announce the latest restaurant at the Bottling Department – Kineapple – a concept by Robby and Neesha Grubbs, the duo behind Local Coffee Founders, also originating at Pearl. The new concept will open to the public in late September, with an exact opening date to be announced soon. Kineapple will offer a variety of fresh smoothies, healthy snacks, salads, coffee, and more.
The team behind Kineapple wanted to create an ingredient-driven menu that is easy for customers to navigate. The menu is designed to make healthy eating accessible and delicious. Kineapple is committed to sourcing the best ingredients for its patrons, who can expect to see smoothies that can be made with different modifiers like plant based protein, whey isolate, creatine, turmeric, collagen, blue majik, cold brew shot and more. Guests can also pick up a Crunchy Kale Salad, Free Range Chicken Salad Sandwich, Kineapple Farm Bowl, Golden Overnight Oats, In-house Protein Bar and more. In addition to smoothies and snacks, Kineapple will also offer coffee from a rotating list of curated specialty coffee roasters.
Kineapple, whose tagline is “Leave Feeling Better,” is a concept that is near and dear to its founders’ hearts in more ways than one. The name pays homage to Robby and Neesha’s youngest son, who struggled to say “pineapple” as a child and instead pronounced the name of the fruit with a K instead of a P. The founders wanted the concept to incorporate a pineapple, but wanted it to feel personal and organic, so Kineapple felt like the perfect name for this venture.
“Kineapple is something that we’re looking forward to bringing to Pearl,” said Co-Founder Robby Grubbs. “We wanted to be able to bring high quality, healthy ingredients to the table without sacrificing taste and that’s what we’ve done here.”
“Neesha and Robby are wonderful operators – innovative, engaged, and talented. We are thrilled their newest concept is coming to the Food Hall,” said Pearl’s Chief Marketing Officer Elizabeth Fauerso.
Kineapple’s hours will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The new concept will be located in the space formerly occupied by Bud’s Southern Rotisserie, located at 312 Pearl Pkwy Building 6, San Antonio, TX 78215. For more information about Pearl, visit atpearl.com.