Restaurant Openings

Group Behind Uchi Houston Unveils 12-Seat Omakase Restaurant in Montrose

POSTED: March 25, 2023 AT 4:36 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

There have already been a slew of new omakase tasting restaurants opening in Houston lately — Sushi by Hidden, Kanau and Uwa, for example — and another one just joined the scene. Hai Hospitality group, the Austin-based, James Beard Award-winning restaurant group behind hits such as Uchi, Uchikoi and Loro Smokehouse just unveiled Oheya by […]

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Longtime Restaurateur Benjy Levit Reveals a New Rice Village Bistro

POSTED: March 14, 2023 AT 4:48 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Benjy Levit, first known for his eponymous restaurant, Benjy’s (now closed) and later, his successful Houston chain, Local Foods Market, is increasing his Rice Village presence with new restaurant Eau Tour. The bistro is opening March 21 at 5117 Kelvin, next door to the neighborhood’s of Local Foods and Levit’s charming, speakeasy-style wine bar, Lee’s […]

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Kata Robata’s Chef and Owner to Open Second Houston Restaurant in Montrose

POSTED: January 11, 2023 AT 3:19 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Kata Robata is considered one of Houston’s best restaurants, earning the top spot in the Houston Chronicle’s Top 100 Houston Restaurants list in 2019. Thirteen years after opening the now-iconic establishment, executive chef Manabu “Hori” Horiuchi and partner Yun Cheng are opening a second one. Katami, meaning “gift” or “keepsake” in Japanese, is scheduled to […]

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New Houston Restaurant Money Cat Brings Creative Japanese Cuisine to Upper Kirby

POSTED: January 6, 2023 AT 8:00 am   /   Food Finds, Houston Restaurants to Know, Japanese, Restaurant Openings

We started the evening circling the block a couple of times before finding the entrance to Money Cat, the new restaurant at 2925 Richmond. There was no discernible sign or entrance that we could see, just a small valet stand barely visible from the street. As we walked up to the restaurant, we then noticed […]

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