The Happy Grilled Cheese, the popular food truck purveyor of more than 50 rotating menu items like the “Mayport Melt” and the “French Toast Melt,” intends to open its Five Points restaurant in April.
“Jacksonville’s Original Gourmet Grilled Cheese Food Truck” is renovating space at 1029 Park St. to accommodate 37 indoor seats and patio dining in the back for 39, plans show.
Compass Builders & Renovators Inc. is the contractor and ZONArchitecture is the architect for the $106,000 build-out.
The Happy Grilled Cheese, started by Anthony Hashem, offers a full menu of gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and a catering service for a range of events.
The food truck will continue to run six days a week after the restaurant opens.
Check The Happy Grilled Cheese on Facebook for more information.
Restaurants on the rise
• Terra Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse is taking shape at the former Kan-Ki Steakhouse & Sushi Bar at 4483 Southside Blvd. in the Tinseltown area. The $194,000 renovation is expected to be completed for a March opening.
• Nourish Juice Bar is renovating at 1510 King St.
• Nothing Bundt Cakes preparations are underway at 13470 Beach Blvd. in Hodges Pointe Plaza toward a mid-March opening.
Food- and drink-related businesses filed names with the state Division of Corporations under the Fictitious Name Law to operate:
• Bottle and Bottega Jacksonville, to Melissa Anderson, 9823 Tapestry Park Circle.
• Townsend Seafood Market, to Kambiz H. Sayeq, 2909 Townsend Blvd.
• Bonez Smokehouse, to Shay A. Martin, 235 S. Matanzas Blvd., St. Augustine.
• Pita Boss LLC, to Jason Dallo, 76315 Long Pond Loop, Yulee. Mobile vendor.
• B&S Bakery, to Timothy Lupton, mailing address is 9838 Old Baymeadows Road, No. 137.
• European Bakery, to Sefe Binaj, mailing address is 5672 Santa Monica Blvd.
• Little Caesars, to TTRB Holdings LLC, 13740 Beach Blvd., No. 111, and 11000 Beach Blvd., No. 207.
Licensed to serve
Duval County Tax Collector Michael Corrigan issued business licenses for:
• Taco Naco Inc., to Maria E. Orellana, 1113 Maple Lane, Orange Park. Mobile vendor.
• Nipa Hut LLC, to Edwin Arnold, 1659 St Johns Bluff Road S.
• Zesty India, to Shri Ganpati LLC, 8358 Point Meadows Drive, No. 11.
• Rub BBQ, to Rub LLC, 3625 St. Johns Bluff Road S.