The Days Are Numbered For Artista At The Hobby Center

POSTED: October 25, 2017 AT 8:17 am   /   Restaurant Closings

For 15 years, the most opulent of the Cordúa Group restaurants, Artista, has been a steadfast, pre-show dining venue at The Hobby Center For The Performing Arts, serving approachable Latin fare like chimichurri beef and achiote shrimp. However, its days are now numbered. A reader tip led us to confirm with executive chef David Cordúa […]

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Houston Food News Bites: A Sad Goodbye To SaltAir—Updated

POSTED: October 24, 2017 AT 4:25 pm   /   News

Week of October 23, 2017 Restaurant Closing SaltAir Seafood Kitchen Is Closing Very Soon, 3029 Kirby: Houston-based Clark Cooper Concepts announced that SaltAir Seafood Kitchen will be closing its doors later this week. The group released a statement saying, “It is with heavy hearts we share that we will be closing SaltAir Seafood Kitchen on […]

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The Depressed Cake Shop Heads To Underbelly For Annual Mental Health Fundraiser

POSTED: October 23, 2017 AT 8:54 am   /   Feed The Need, News

Cakes are fun, joyful and celebratory—usually. The Depressed Cake Shop features desserts with a meaningful twist. The icing is often monochromatic; the inside might be colorful, to show there is more than indicated by the exterior. Sales of these unusual cakes—often starkly beautiful, even in shades of black or gray—raise money to combat depression. Now in […]

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Houston Food News Bites: A New Crawfish Joint—And A Favorite One Returns

POSTED: October 18, 2017 AT 11:22 am   /   News

Week of October 16, 2017 New Restaurant Opening Casian Crawfish Seafood & Vietnamese, 5314 Telephone: Crawfish lovers rejoice in a unique take on Cajun cooking with Vietnamese influences. Diners are raving over the specials, including the Casian stir-fried Texas blue crabs, famous Casian fried corn, plus they offer classic Vietnamese and Cajun offerings such as […]

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Harold’s Gets Into The Food Truck Game With Sleek New Mobile Kitchen

POSTED: October 13, 2017 AT 2:04 pm   /   News

Surprise! Owner Alli Jarrett of Harold’s Restaurant & Tap Room at 350 West 19th in the Heights revealed today that the company has been quietly working on a sleek black and red mobile kitchen with silver trim. It officially debuts on Saturday, October 14 at “Jorstoberfest,” Eureka Heights Brew Co’s denim-themed Octoberfest celebration. It starts at […]

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