Restaurant Openings

Justin Turner Opens New Italian Restaurants in Northeast Houston

POSTED: January 12, 2021 AT 11:42 am   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Openings

“Chopped” champion and founder of the now-shuttered Bernie’s Burger Bus chain, Justin Turner, is opening two new restaurants in northwest Houston’s Generation Park. Bocca Italian Kitchen and Lupo Pizzeria, both currently in the soft-opening phase, are officially opening to the public on January 15. As the recently appointed Director of Culinary Hospitality at McCord Development’s […]

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Houston’s Largest Distillery Is Now Serving Comforting Bar Fare

POSTED: November 30, 2020 AT 10:19 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Gulf Coast Distillers, Houston’s largest spirits distillery, is now serving food at Ben’s Den, its onsite tasting room. Located at 5610 Clinton in east Houston, the distillery is best known for Giant Bourbon and stepping in to produce hand sanitizer when there was a nationwide shortage. Gulf Coast originally planned to start food service prior […]

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Owner of Cult-Favorite Burger Chain Lands at Lake Houston — Updated

POSTED: November 11, 2020 AT 11:24 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Justin Turner, founder and owner of the recently closed Houston favorite, Bernie’s Burger Bus, rides again. Turner is now the Director of Culinary Hospitality for Gastropub Productions, a new restaurant group founded by real estate developer McCord. For now, Turner and Gastropub Productions are tasked with opening restaurants and other hospitality concepts for McCord’s 4,200-acre,  […]

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Katy Malaysian & Vietnamese Restaurants Now Serving Central Houston

POSTED: November 5, 2020 AT 5:10 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Since opening in 2018, popular Malaysian street food restaurant in Katy Asian Town Center, Phat Eatery, has racked up both acclaim and awards. These include a positive review in 2019 from Houston Chronicle restaurant critic Alison Cook and winning the Lone Star Entree Champion Reserve award for its Beef Rendang at the 2020 Houston Rodeo […]

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