On July 12, Line Ave. Pie and Brew Co. will open up at 6301 Line Ave. in Shreveport. The new regionally owned pizzeria will fill the emptiness remaining by the countrywide corporation, PizzaRev.
Entrepreneur Jason Heffern seized the possibility to open up a homegrown restaurant just after the California-dependent restaurant’s franchise spot abruptly shut on June 15.
“The spot truly jumped out at me,” Heffern claimed. “I was a massive admirer of the other location. I was in there two times a week ingesting. I required to be equipped to continue to keep in that design and style.”
Line Ave. Pie and Brew Co.’s notion is dependent on pizza and wings. The menu will involve conventional pizza pies, crustless pizza bowls, rooster wings, salads, desserts, and an assortment of sharable dishes. The complete bar will be stocked with spirits, wine, and, of study course, beer.
Even though the new pizza-centric eatery is in the same location, diners need to not anticipate the same choices as the former tenant.
“This is not PizzaRev, it’s not affiliated with PizzaRev,” Heffern claimed. “We have all of our individual recipes. We make our possess dough. It’s entirely distinct.”
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Yet, returning clients may possibly recognize some familiar faces in the dining room, kitchen area, and behind the bar.
Line Ave. Pie and Brew Co. is opening rather quickly — in a lot less than a month of advancement. The restaurateur pushed for a fast opening to sate diners’ desire for a pizza place to reopen at the locale. Also, he desired to get the employees again to operate.
When PizzaRev’s Shreveport franchise shut unexpectedly, its staff members ended up remaining with out careers. The personnel had been offered to arrive on board at the new business.
“That was just one of the most important pieces to it, making confident every person got to remain,” Heffern mentioned.
Area and functions
Line Ave. Pie and Brew Co.’s hours will be 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Later, the dining space will open before to provide a Saturday and Sunday whole brunch menu. And the menu and hrs will be expanded to accommodate late-night diners, these types of as the neighborhood foodservice marketplace employees.
For now, buyers will go by way of a line to location orders, but the approach is to make it a full-provider procedure.
The loved ones-welcoming dining place also provides bar and patio seating—the partially enclosed patio is pet-friendly.
At some point, the creating will acquire some minimal changes to personalize the new enterprise. And Heffern is contemplating how to add rooftop seating so diners can eat their foods and drinks even though wanting about the Line Avenue neighborhood.
Opening Line Ave. Pie and Brew Co. arrived down to timing and chance, Heffern mentioned.
He measures into the new endeavor with additional than 30 many years of meals and beverage marketplace encounter below his belt. Previously, he managed Kon Tiki and El Chico eating places in Shreveport in advance of going into profits for US Food items restaurant offer business. In 2010, Heffern opened Time Out Sporting activities Bar, located at 9064 Mansfield Rd., which will have a great influence on the menu at Line Ave. Pie and Brew Co.
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Time Out Sports Bar has approximately 15 wing flavor solutions on its menu.
“They’re unquestionably great,” Heffern stated. “They’re our own recipe as significantly as the wing seasoning goes and the sauces are handmade.”
About eight of the bestsellers will be accessible at the pizzeria, in addition to a “Wing of the Thirty day period.”
“Pizza, beer, and wings just go together,” he explained. “I noticed that place and no one particular in that area even does wings. I noticed a good opportunity to get the doorways back again open and get the setting up comprehensive. Also, grow a incredibly substantial to-go business that has not been there earlier.”
On the menu
Line Ave. Pie and Brew Co.’s menu starts with signature and personalized-manufactured regular pizzas, as perfectly as crustless pizza bowls. The pizzas also will be produced making use of unique recipes and fresh, in-house-created dough.
Standard types will be featured on the menu, this sort of as the Mediterranean and Margherita pizza. Primary and regional favorites will be combined in, this sort of as the Absolutely Loaded, White BBQ Rooster, and the Luau.
The Luau Pizza will be made with a light tomato sauce foundation and topped with mozzarella cheese, sliced ham, pineapples, red onions, and black olives. The Hawaiian-fashion pizza is motivated by a dish referred to as the Kon Tiki Luau that was on the menu at the former Kon Tiki cafe. The eatery was a Shreveport most loved for just about 40 decades, he reported.
“The Luau was sort of my homage to a cafe I labored at for 12 decades in this city. It was the biggest restaurant work I’d at any time experienced, and the operator was one of the biggest individuals I have achieved in my daily life,” Heffern explained.
The menu features a assortment of dishes that may be shared. A several of Heffern’s personal favorites are the pulled pork sliders with cheddar cheese and jalapeno, the meatballs with spicy marinara sauce, and he’s assured the new recipe employed for the cheese sticks will make them a big strike.
At Line Ave. Pie and Brew Co., the costs for residence specialty pizzas will start at $10 for skinny crust, $11 for hand-tossed, and $12 for cauliflower crust alternate. Bowls start off at $9. The pies are loaded with toppings, but if seeking far more, extra toppings are $1.50 for each individual. The Build Your Very own Pizza makes it possible for up to 3 toppings included in the price tag with $1.50 for each individual included topping.
Topping solutions are abundant and include greens, proteins, cheeses, and sauces. Ending sauces are optional to improve any pizza or bowl.
Little ones pizzas are obtainable in cheese or pepperoni for $6.50, which involves a fountain consume.
The menu isn’t minimal to pizzas as it delivers $10 whole salads, $4 side salads, and $7 sharable dishes.
For all those with nutritional limits, there is a vegetarian pizza, cauliflower crust, and pizzas may be customized. Supplemental vegan and vegetarian things are underneath thought after social media suggestions reviews.
“There have been persons who’ve voiced problems over not acquiring the vegan selections and that is anything that my common manager and I are strongly making an attempt to figure out how we can make that do the job to give all those individuals who would like those selections a little something to have,” he mentioned. “It’s not likely to be there when we open on Monday but we’re on the lookout to get some possibilities for the vegans and vegetarians so they can enjoy the eating practical experience together with every person else.”
Line Ave. Pie and Brew Co.’s management will continue on to evolve and make improvements nicely immediately after its July 12 opening. Diners are invited to pay a visit to equipped with a willingness to try a little something new and a hearty urge for food.
“We labored tricky on the dough (and) we worked challenging on the components in purchase to supply a excellent product or service consistently,” Heffern stated. “The locale is excellent. You get to see some of the exact ole faces that you noticed at PizzaRev, which was one of the largest attracts they had—the staff.
“It’s going to be a area that’s an all-about good time. I like to have a pleasurable location to do the job. I take pleasure in obtaining a excellent time, and I consider if we carry that angle forward along with our workers it’ll make it an enjoyable area for everyone to be—customers and staff members alike,” he stated.
For far more particulars, stick to Line Ave. Pie and Brew Co. on Fb or contact (318) 606-5072.