Restaurant Closings

Mascalzone Prepares to Pack Up & Leave Houston

POSTED: February 27, 2019 AT 1:14 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings

The original and only remaining location of Mascalzone in Houston at 12126 Westheimer announced on social media that after five years of business, it is closing. The restaurant was originally founded in London by former Italian Olympic boxer Andrea Magi. The features at the Houston location included a big, state-of-the-art Marana-Forni pizza oven. The name […]

read more 3 Comments

Carmelo’s is Temporarily Closing (Again) With Plans for a Late Spring Reopening

POSTED: January 22, 2019 AT 5:40 pm   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Closings

A press release states that Tuesday, January 22 was the last night of service for Carmelo’s Cucina Italiana until probably late in the spring. (The restaurant is closing after lunch on January 23.) Owner Benjamin Berg and executive chef and partner Daniel Berg (no coincidence with the last name; they are brothers) have decided to temporarily […]

read more No Comments

Houston Diners Have Just A Few Nights Left to Enjoy Sud Italia in Rice Village

POSTED: December 28, 2018 AT 12:15 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings

As first reported by the Houston Chronicle, Sud Italia owner Shanon Scott is closing the restaurant in favor of revamping it into a more casual Italian eatery. The final nights of service for Sud Italia are Friday, December 28, Saturday, December 29 and Monday, December 31, which is, of course, New Year’s Eve. The restaurant […]

read more No Comments

The Latest Casualty in Paul Qui’s Restaurant Closings is the Houston One

POSTED: December 3, 2018 AT 1:27 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings

AQUI, James Beard Award-winning chef Paul Qui’s restaurant at 520 Westheimer, is closing on Dec. 23. According to a press release, it’s not supposed to be the end of Qui’s presence in Houston, though.  The management team of Qui, pastry chef Jillian Bartolome and general manager Adam Mathews are going to oversee AQUI’s last few […]

read more No Comments