Author: Cindy Wang

Tin Drum Opens First Texas Location in the Heights

POSTED: August 15, 2023 AT 2:45 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Update, 2/29/2024, 9:54 a.m.: Readers report Tin Drum has closed after only about five-and-a-half months in business.  Tin Drum Asian Kitchen, a pan-Asian, fast-casual franchise that’s a fixture in the Atlanta area, has chosen Houston for its first Texas location. It’s located at 1111 Shepherd on the street level of The Vic at The Interpose. […]

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Nando’s Opens First Texas Restaurant in Uptown Houston Area

POSTED: August 7, 2023 AT 1:43 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Nando’s, the long-awaited, popular South African chain known for its peri peri chicken, is making its Texas debut in Houston. The restaurant was first announced almost a year ago. The globally famous, fast-casual brand is opening at 1717 Post Oak Boulevard on Monday, August 7. To celebrate the grand opening, diners will have three chances […]

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Indianola & Miss Carousel to be Replaced with Tex-Mex Restaurant & Casual Bar

POSTED: August 1, 2023 AT 8:20 am   /   Bar Closings, News, Restaurant Closings

Agricole Hospitality has announced that it’s closed Indianola and Miss Carousel, but plans to renovate and develop new concepts at this lively corner of East Downtown. The restaurant and bar debuted in November of 2018 and part of a wave of restaurants, bars, breweries and coffee shops that revitalized that part of Houston.  Vinny’s Pizza, […]

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New Montrose Restaurant Offers Gluten-, Peanut- and Refined Sugar-Free Dishes Without Sacrificing Flavor

POSTED: June 8, 2023 AT 4:49 pm   /   Featured, Healthy

I’ll be the first to admit that I visited Picnik at 888 Westheimer with a dose of skepticism. Having a background in healthcare, a restaurant that touts itself as “healthy” and markets adaptogens (which have no scientific evidence to support their benefits) will always cause me to raise an eyebrow. When Houston Food Finder received […]

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