Newsletter subscribe
Restaurant Openings

Fig & Olive Readies For An Early March Debut Inside The Galleria—Updated

Posted: February 21, 2018 at 3:19 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Updated 2/22/2018, 10:37 a.m.: Statement added from Fig & Olive below. March will roar in like a lion—and bring new restaurant Fig & Olive with it. It is slated to open in the former Saks Fifth Avenue space in The Galleria. It is the latest location for an upscale chain that already has locations in […]

No Comments read more
Poitin team

Restaurant Named For Irish Moonshine Slated To Open At Sawyer Yards

Posted: February 2, 2018 at 1:28 pm   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Openings

Ian Tucker, an Irish native who owns the cheekily named Balls Out Burger in Houston, is overseeing construction on his second endeavor. The restaurant is named Poitín (pronounced PUUT-cheen) and it will open at 2313 Edwards as the anchor tenant at Sawyer Yards in either late spring or early summer. Tucker’s restaurant experience before opening […]

No Comments read more
Coral Sword Exterior

Gaming Café Coral Sword Is Opening In East Houston On February 2

Posted: January 26, 2018 at 2:22 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Baseball might be San Francisco Giants’ outfielder Hunter Pence’s job, but gaming—as in card, board and role-playing games—is his hobby. That’s a love he shares with his wife Alexis, Greenway Coffee Company’s David Buehrer, Ming Chen of AMC’s reality television series “Comic Book Men” and Sanford Bledsoe III, formerly of The Espresso Bar in Ann […]

3 Comments read more
Chris Shepherd with Romanesco broccoli

Underbelly To Relocate And Make Way For Steakhouse Inspired By One Fifth

Posted: December 18, 2017 at 9:08 am   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Closings, Restaurant Openings

Ever since One Fifth Steak was replaced with the second of what will ultimately be five concepts in total, One Fifth Romance Languages, James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Shepherd has been seeking a permanent spot for his steakhouse. Now, it’s been revealed that he and his fellow owners in 1100 Restaurant Group, which includes The […]

No Comments read more
Dan Dan Noodles Sing

Restaurateur and Chef/Writer Opening An Asian Eatery They Hope Diners Will “SING” About

Posted: December 13, 2017 at 10:00 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Longtime Houston restaurateur Jerry Lasco is partnering with local pop-up chef and former Houston Press freelance restaurant critic Cuc Lam on a new eatery named SING. That’s short for “Singapore,” but the duo is also aiming their modern concept to offer customized perks to technically savvy visitors who might “sing” about the food and service […]

2 Comments read more