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Justin Turner of Bernie's Burger Bus

Homegrown Houston Burger Chain Says Goodbye — At Least For Now

Posted: May 28, 2020 at 10:34 am   /   News, Restaurant Closings

It’s hard to believe that’s it’s been nearly a decade since a yellow school bus began appearing in the parking lot of Houston coffee shops to serve The Principal — a classic burger with cheese, mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, onions, pickles, lettuce and garlic tomatoes. From that small but impressive beginning, Bernie’s Burger Bus and its […]

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Dolce Vita pizza

Farewell, Dolce Vita, and Thanks For the Memories

Posted: May 26, 2020 at 3:30 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings

Guest writer Lisa Hopkins has lived in the Heights area for almost 10 years, and in Houston for almost 20. She says some of her favorite things about the city are its incredible food, restaurants and bars, and she’s proud to support local neighborhood spots and independent journalism. When she’s not following all of the […]

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Picture of a bowl of red beans and rice.

Three Houston Restaurant Businesses Are Shedding Locations

Posted: May 19, 2020 at 10:30 am   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Closings

Treebeards, Ragin’ Cajun and Dak & Bop are all shuttering locations — in two cases, the oldest ones. Two are closing due to rent increases, while the other cites the coronavirus pandemic as one of the factors. Treebeards is Closing Its Oldest Location in Market Square As first reported by KHOU Channel 11, the longstanding […]

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Dolce Vita

Longstanding Montrose Restaurant Dolce Vita Set to Close Soon

Posted: May 14, 2020 at 10:55 am   /   News, Restaurant Closings

After nearly a year on the market, owner and chef Marco Wiles says that Dolce Vita Pizzeria Enoteca at 500 Westheimer is now sold. He declined to name the purchaser, only saying that it is an investment group. “I have no idea what their plans are,” he said. Sunday, May 24, is the last day […]

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Sam’s Fried Chicken & Donuts in The Heights is Closed

Posted: March 10, 2020 at 9:38 am   /   News, Restaurant Closings

Just after shuttering Pi Pizza, Sambrooks Management Company, under owner Michael Sambrooks, is deciding to reduce his business empire by shedding another small restaurant. As of March 9, Sam’s Fried Chicken and Donuts at 601 Heights is closed. A little background: Sam’s Fried Chicken & Donuts was Lee’s Fried Chicken & Donuts. Cherry Pie Hospitality, […]

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