Restaurant Closings

Backstreet Cafe Closed for Repairs Until February 2022

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

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 closed on January 3, 2022 and, […]

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Houston Restaurants & Bars That Are Temporarily Closed Through New Year’s Day 2022

POSTED: December 30, 2021 AT 10:53 am   /   News, Restaurant Closings

Since mid-December, the Houston restaurant and bar industry has been in a state of flux due to the spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19. Over the past few weeks, it’s been a spate of temporarily closings, testing employees and reopenings when it’s known sufficient staff are in the clear. That cycle is likely to […]

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Well-Regarded Houston Thai Restaurant Closes After A Series Of Setbacks — Updated

POSTED: December 3, 2021 AT 8:33 am   /   News, Restaurant Closings

Thanks to a reader tip, we’ve learned that long-standing Thai restaurant Kanomwan at 736 1/2 Telephone closed “until further notice” back on September 7. The restaurant was established in the mid-1980s by Darawan Yuthana Charoenrat, who passed away in 2010 and earned the affectionate nickname of “Thai Nazi”, inspired by the Soup Nazi character from […]

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Underbelly Hospitality Replacing UB Preserv With Montrose Bar, Reveals Another New Restaurant

POSTED: November 22, 2021 AT 5:01 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings, Restaurant Openings

In light of the impending closing of The Hay Merchant and move of steakhouse Georgia James to Regent Square, chef Chris Shepherd’s restaurant group, Underbelly Hospitality is making some big moves to accommodate the beginnings and endings of several leases. UB Preserv Makes Way for Everlong Bar & Hideaway Like The Hay Merchant, UB Preserv […]

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Becks Prime Bows Out of the Heights

POSTED: September 23, 2021 AT 4:15 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings

Heights residents are going to have to drive farther for Becks Prime’s fresh-never-frozen Angus beef burgers, hand-cut fries and ahi tuna salads. The Heights location at 115 West 19th is closing on Thursday, September 30. The good news is that 10 locations remain (most of which are in Houston, but there is also one in […]

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