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The Original Hubcap Grill Location in Downtown Houston is Closed

Posted: December 31, 2019 at 11:37 am   /   News, Restaurant Closings

The original Hubcap Grill location in downtown Houston at 1111 Prairie is officially closed, according to a Tweet by owner Ricky Craig. Our Downtown location is officially closed (new lease was not feasible for lunch time trade only) We’re looking forward to our new location opening in Pearland soon, also Franchise/partnerships will be available for […]

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Lobster dumplings with tobiko caviar at Yauatcha

Upscale Dim Sum Restaurant at The Galleria Sets Closing for Februrary 2020

Posted: December 30, 2019 at 3:14 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings

In a holiday news cycle that’s already been rife with Houston restaurant closing news, which includes Le Mistral, Beaver’s on Westheimer and Conservatory (which is set to relocate and reopen late in the spring) — another joins this list — and it’s a surprising addition. As first reported by CultureMap Houston, Yauatcha, the upscale dim […]

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Conservatory

Owners Close First Houston Food Hall With Plans To Relocate & Open Three More

Posted: December 30, 2019 at 12:30 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings, Restaurant Openings

The address of 1010 Prairie will always have a claim to fame: it was the site of Houston’s very first food hall. As first reported by the Houston Chronicle, both Conservatory, owned by Anh Mai and Lian Nguyen, and next-door burlesque supper club, Prohibition Theatre, are slated to close after New Year’s Eve. Both businesses […]

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RIP Beaver’s: The Last One In Houston Just Closed

Posted: December 26, 2019 at 4:41 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings

The only spin-off of the original Beaver’s, know as Beaver’s West at 6025 Westheimer, is closed. Since the original also shuttered in August 2018, it marks the end of a familiar and storied restaurant name in Houston. When chef Monica Pope opened the original Beaver’s on Decatur near Washington Avenue in 2007, it quickly became […]

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David and Sylvain Denis

French Restaurant Le Mistral in West Houston Closes After 18 Years

Posted: December 23, 2019 at 8:46 am   /   News, Restaurant Closings

Saturday, December 21 was the last day of service for Le Mistral at 1400 Eldridge, the longstanding French restaurant in West Houston owned by brothers chef David Denis and general manager-sommelier Sylvain Denis. They first opened Le Mistral in 2001 in a strip center next to a gas station. Later, as the restaurant grew and […]

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