Rebrandings & Retoolings

Backstreet Cafe Closed for Repairs Until February 2022

POSTED: January 11, 2022 AT 10:31 am   /   News, Rebrandings & Retoolings, Restaurant Closings

Update: Backstreet Cafe has since reopened. If you’re thinking of heading to Backstreet Cafe for lunch, brunch or dinner, think again — until February, anyway. The restaurant, located in a venerable two-story home built in the 1920s at 1103 South Shepherd, is closed for the month while some much-needed repairs are performed. The restaurant temporarily […]

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After 22 Years, Bistro Provence in Memorial is Getting a Refreshed Look & a New Name

POSTED: August 12, 2020 AT 4:20 pm   /   News, Rebrandings & Retoolings, Restaurant Closings

Saturday, August 22 is the last day for diners to bid adieu to Bistro Provence at 13616 Memorial. It opened in September 1998 and for 22 years has been a comfortable, steadfast source of approachable French fare and top-notch wine. This September, owner Genevieve Guy is debuting Bistro 555 in its place. Guy is making […]

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Liberty Kitchen Locations in Memorial and River Oaks Are Getting a New Owner

POSTED: August 7, 2020 AT 3:34 pm   /   News, Rebrandings & Retoolings

Two of the three remaining Liberty Kitchen locations are about to have a new owner. The Houston-based group behind Star Cinema Grill and State Fare Kitchen & Bar, Culinary Khancepts, is purchasing and reopening both — they have been closed for several weeks. Liberty Kitchen & Oysterette in River Oaks at 4224 San Felipe is […]

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Original Kenny & Ziggy’s is Relocating to Former Luby’s Space Next Year

POSTED: August 7, 2020 AT 12:58 pm   /   News, Rebrandings & Retoolings

A favorite New York-style deli, currently celebrating 21 years in Houston, is getting some bigger digs. Kenny’s & Ziggy’s original deli location at 2327 Post Oak Boulevard is moving to the former Luby’s space located just down the street at 1743 Post Oak. In June, it was announced that Luby’s assets are being sold in […]

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Montrose Restaurant Retools & Takes Cues From Successful Heights Eatery

POSTED: September 5, 2019 AT 3:58 pm   /   Featured, News, Rebrandings & Retoolings

When Agricole Hospitality — led by executive chef Ryan Pera, Morgan Weber and Vincent Huynh — took over the former Lowbrow space at 1601 West Main and renamed it Night Heron, they started with a heavy focus on cocktails, small plates and late-night hours. However, after not quite connecting with the neighborhood in the way […]

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