Restaurant Openings

Forthcoming River Oaks Restaurant Hires Former GJ Tavern Chef

POSTED: November 14, 2023 AT 3:35 pm   /   Breaking News, Chefs You Should Know, News, Restaurant Openings

Chef Tim Reading is ready to take the helm of another kitchen. The talented chef, who was most recently with the now-shuttered GJ Tavern, will lead the team at the new Leo’s River Oaks. The fine dining establishment will be located at 2009 West Gray in the River Oaks Shopping Center with plans for a […]

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Street To Kitchen Reopens Soon in a Bigger Space With New Drinks & Dishes

POSTED: October 18, 2023 AT 1:45 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

The new, larger Street To Kitchen, helmed by 2023 James Beard Foundation “Best Chef: Texas” award winner Benchawan “Chef G” Painter and her husband, wine professional Graham Painter, will start accepting reservations on November 11. (The website currently says November 8, but that’s in need of an update.) The couple recently shuttered their original space, […]

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A Heights Restaurant is Being Reconceived — and “Euro-Tex” is Moving In

POSTED: October 6, 2023 AT 4:14 pm   /   News, Rebrandings & Retoolings, Restaurant Closings, Restaurant Openings

After a decade in business, Harold’s in the Heights at 350 West 19th is about to enter a new phase of existence. Owner Alli Jarrett has relinquished the upstairs restaurant area, and it will become Blue Tuba Euro-Tex Cuisine under different owners. (We have no information at this time regarding what makes Blue Tuba’s food […]

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Cigar and Whiskey Club in Kemah Opens Steakhouse to the Public

POSTED: September 29, 2023 AT 1:18 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Vinyl Draught Social Club, located at 707 Bradford in the historic Kemah Steak Company building, is bringing in new special items and is open for new cigar club memberships. Once a private club, the downstairs restaurant, bar and courtyard is open to the public. It still offers hand-rolled cigars, top-shelf whiskey and Prime steak and […]

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Locally Known Pizzaiolo Opens Detroit-Style Houston Pizza Shop

POSTED: September 19, 2023 AT 10:37 am   /   News, Pizza, Restaurant Openings

Houston’s growing pizza movement, which includes new additions such as Nonno’s and Betelgeuse’s recently opened Montrose location, continues with Gold Tooth Tony’s, located at 1901 North Shepherd. Now in its soft opening, this fast-casual takeout joint specializes in Detroit-style pizza and is the latest concept from chef-owner and pizza guru Anthony Calleo.  Calleo may be […]

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