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Houston Poke Shop’s Shot at a Brick-and-Mortar Proves Short-Lived

Posted: June 15, 2019 at 11:04 am   /   News, Restaurant Closings

Pokéology at 2313 Edwards in the Sawyer Yards center has closed. The business founded by Charlie Chang, who brought on executive chef Jason Liao, started as a pop-up that landed an extended residency at Doc Holliday’s in Rice Village. It earned many fans there but the goal was to move to a real restaurant space. Chang’s […]

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Inside Houston Hotels: Hotel Alessandra in Downtown Houston

Posted: June 13, 2019 at 8:30 am   /   Getaways, Houston Hotels, News

Ferris Bueller said it best. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” “Me time” is important and Hotel Alessandra, located on 1070 Dallas, is a great place to get it. The hotel opened in late 2017 and is operated by the Valencia Group, […]

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The Hit List: New Houston Restaurants to Visit in June 2019

Posted: June 12, 2019 at 12:33 pm   /   Restaurant Openings

Summer is here and with the rising heat comes many new choices for dining out in Houston. Seafood lovers are in luck with the opening of Loch Bar and Ouzo Bay in the River Oaks District and fajita aficionados can enjoy a sizzling plate at The Original Ninfa’s new uptown location. 1751 Sea and Bar, […]

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BCN Owners Set Opening Date for New Restaurant in Houston

Posted: June 7, 2019 at 11:00 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

The eagerly awaited MAD, a new restaurant from BCN owner Ignacio Torras and executive chef Luis Roger, finally has an opening date. Located at 4444 Westheimer in the River Oaks District, it is opening its doors to the general public on June 19. Also guiding MAD is general manager and sommelier Sébastien Laval. While BCN […]

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Owners Speak Out on Why One of the Best Restaurants in Cypress is Closing

Posted: June 5, 2019 at 6:17 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings

Black’s Market Table at 11550 Louetta announced on Facebook that its last day of business is on July 13. Chef Bart and Rachele Black opened the critically-acclaimed restaurant five years ago. Its southern home-cooking sensibilities, paired with a farm-to-table perspective, helped it stand out from other restaurants in this suburban area. (While technically it has […]

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