Restaurant Closings

Indianola & Miss Carousel to be Replaced with Tex-Mex Restaurant & Casual Bar

POSTED: August 1, 2023 AT 8:20 am   /   Bar Closings, News, Restaurant Closings

Agricole Hospitality has announced that it’s closed Indianola and Miss Carousel, but plans to renovate and develop new concepts at this lively corner of East Downtown. The restaurant and bar debuted in November of 2018 and part of a wave of restaurants, bars, breweries and coffee shops that revitalized that part of Houston.  Vinny’s Pizza, […]

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Underbelly Hospitality Calls It Quits on GJ Tavern in Downtown Houston

POSTED: July 6, 2023 AT 3:46 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings

Say farewell to yet another ground-floor eatery in Market Square Tower at 777 Preston in downtown Houston. Underbelly Hospitality has closed GJ Tavern (originally known as Georgia James Tavern and named after then-executive chef Chris Shepherd’s parents, then renamed due to confusion with the company’s Georgia James Steakhouse).  In fairness, there are indicators that finding […]

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Must-Know Houston Food News This Week — Week of June 19, 2023 — Updated

POSTED: June 23, 2023 AT 12:56 pm   /   Breaking News, Fast Food, Food Finds, Italian, Kid-Friendly, Montrose, News, Pizza, Restaurant Closings, Sugar Land

The Houston food scene continues to be as hot as this summer heat, with new spots opening for coastal Italian, fast casual burgers, smashed donuts and a surprising pizza and crudo combo. We’ve rounded up some of the latest food news you should know. What started as a hot dog cart in New York City, […]

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Izakaya in Midtown Houston is Closing to Make Way for a Gulf Coast Restaurant

POSTED: April 26, 2023 AT 10:11 am   /   News, Restaurant Closings, Restaurant Openings

Owners Yun Cheng and Sammy Saket of Izakaya at 318 West Gray (formerly of Azuma Group, which seems to no longer be an entity) say the restaurant is not saying “so long” but “see you later” as they re-concept the space into new restaurant Josephine’s. It marks the end of an eight-year chapter for Izakaya, […]

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Modern Japanese Restaurant in Montrose / Upper Kirby Sets Closing Date

POSTED: April 6, 2023 AT 10:44 am   /   News, Restaurant Closings

After over four years of service, Shun Japanese Kitchen at 2802 South Shepherd is on the way out. A post on the restaurant’s Instagram feed revealed that its last day will be June 10. Chef Naoki Yoshida, a Houston native and second-generation, Japanese-American who’d worked at his family’s sushi restaurant, Nippon, since he was 15, […]

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