New Houston Restaurant in Greenway/Upper Kirby is a Turkish Delight

POSTED: January 11, 2024 AT 1:18 pm   /   Food Finds, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Turkish

Mean Grille, located at 3995 Richmond, recently opened in the former Thai Cottage space in the Greenway/Upper Kirby area. The colorful, family-owned restaurant serves Turkish and Mediterranean fare with a counter-service setup that’s still bright and buoyant. Owner Onur Palamut invited Houston Food Finder to try out some of the most popular items from the […]

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River Oaks Restaurant Albi Brings Elegant Middle Eastern Fare to Houston

POSTED: June 7, 2023 AT 9:15 pm   /   Food Finds, Mediterranean, Restaurant Openings

If you’ve been in Houston long enough, you’re familiar with the palm tree-lined streets of the West Gray corridor and will recognize the building at 1947 West Gray, home to the Men’s Wearhouse. Hidden just above it is a new, upscale, restaurant called Albi. It pays homage to the Levant, a region of the Middle […]

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First Bite: Even Just Out of the Gate, New Montrose Restaurant Shines

POSTED: September 6, 2019 AT 5:16 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Italian, Mediterranean

Over the past few weeks, Goodnight Hospitality, the company that also owns honky tonk Goodnight Charlie’s, has put the plan to take over the corner of Westheimer and Mandell into action. Just within the past few weeks, both Montrose Cheese & Wine and restaurant Rosie Cannonball opened. Still to come is March, an intimate tasting […]

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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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