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Popular California Sandwich Chain is Opening Its First Houston Restaurant in Rice Village — Updated

Posted: July 12, 2019 at 3:53 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Mendocino Farms, the beloved California sandwich concept founded by husband and wife Mario Del Pero and Ellen Chen, is opening its first out-of-state location in Houston on July 18. It’s famous for serving creative gourmet sandwiches and artisan salads and is in the former location of Nao Ramen at 5510 Morningside in Rice Village. Since […]

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Henderson & Kane Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Posted: July 9, 2019 at 2:41 pm   /   Barbecue, Food Finds, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events

This Saturday, July 13th, from 4 to 10 p.m., the owners of Henderson & Kane, at 715 Henderson, invite customers to celebrate their one year anniversary. In July 2018, chef John Avila and his wife Veronica, proprietors of Downtown’s underground barbecue destination El Burro & the Bull, expanded their entrepreneurial ambitions by opening their own […]

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Popular Japanese Barbecue Chain in Houston Now Has a Willowbrook Restaurant

Posted: July 8, 2019 at 4:14 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

The Japanese barbecue — or yakiniku — chain, Gyu-Kaku started in Yokohama. It first appeared in the United States when a Los Angeles Gyu-Kaku location opened in 2001. Since then, the restaurant concept has been so successful and well-received worldwide that there are now 700 locations. With the opening of a new restaurant at 7748 […]

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Second B.B. Lemon Now Open in Familiar Montrose Location — Updated

Posted: June 27, 2019 at 10:20 am   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Closings

Updated 7/9/19, 1:16 p.m.: B.B. Lemon in Montrose is now open for lunch and dinner. Happy hour (or “Lemon Hour” as it’s called there) is being added in the future, as is brunch.   Benjamin Berg is collecting restaurants. What began as a long-time general manager’s first foray into ownership just four years ago has grown […]

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Emmaline Rolls Out Impressive Summer Menu

Posted: June 14, 2019 at 9:28 am   /   Featured, Food Finds, French, Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Seafood, Southern

Emmaline, Sam Governale’s Napa-inspired restaurant at 3210 West Dallas, has launched a new summer menu for lunch and dinner. Inspired by his travels and suggestions from from his Montrose and River Oaks customers, Governale developed the menu in partnership with acclaimed chef-consultant Omar Pereney and Emmaline’s chef de cuisine Danielle Mokuau. Houston Food Finder was […]

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