Restaurant Closings

Elegant Montrose Italian Restaurant Shutters After Less Than a Year

POSTED: March 22, 2024 AT 10:36 am   /   Breaking News, News, Restaurant Closings

There was a lot of momentum for Underbelly Hospitality last year. Despite chef and founder Chris Shepherd’s departure, the group moved forward with closing GJ Tavern, relocating Wild Oats, replacing it with Mexico City-style taqueria Comalito and opening a second Underbelly Burger, all while continuing to operate Georgia James Steakhouse.   The group also opened […]

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Houston Restaurant Owner Says Crawfish Shortage Has Forced Him to Close

POSTED: March 7, 2024 AT 4:33 pm   /   Breaking News, Restaurant Closings

The 2024 crawfish shortage has taken a longstanding, Northwest Houston Viet-Cajun spot as a casualty. On March 3, owner and chef Tony Nguyen — who is also the owner of Xin Chao (nationally known chef Christine Hà formerly partnered with him on that restaurant) — announced on Facebook that he has closed Saigon House 1960 […]

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Longstanding Montrose Eatery Closes to Make Way for Thai Restaurant

POSTED: February 15, 2024 AT 12:29 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings, Restaurant Openings

Mediterranean eatery La Fendee has been a fixture at 1402 Westheimer in some form or another for 17 years. It’s now shuttered, and despite a note on the website’s homepage saying that La Fendee is “closed for maintenance and remodeling until further notice,” a notice for a mixed-beverage permit application on the door indicates that […]

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