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Chef Hugo Ortega at Xochi

Xochi in Downtown Houston Set to Reopen October 1

Posted: September 24, 2020 at 12:34 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Back in mid-March when Texas governor Greg Abbott ordered restaurant dining rooms to close, the husband-and-wife team of chef Hugo Ortega and restaurateur Tracy Vaught chose to temporarily shutter their Oaxacan restaurant, Xochi. With restaurants now allowed to have up to 75% guest occupancy, Xochi — located on the first floor of the Marriott Marquis […]

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Robot Noodle

Build-Your-Own Bowl Restaurant Emerges in Former Blackbird Izakaya in the Heights

Posted: September 21, 2020 at 10:49 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Houston restaurant group Delicious Concepts, owned by Ken Bridge, has repurposed the space that housed recently shuttered Blackbird Izakaya (and, prior to that, Republic Diner + Soju Bar and Witchcraft Tavern) with yet another new concept, Robot Noodle. The restaurant is located at 1221 West 11th and opened the day after an Instagram announcement featuring […]

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Brochettes de Crevettes at Bistro 555

Former Bistro Provence Revealed as Freshly Redesigned Bistro 555 in Memorial

Posted: September 11, 2020 at 2:43 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Just a little over a month after closing Bistro Provence at 13616 Memorial, thus concluding a 22-year run, owner Genevieve Guy has unveiled her brand-new restaurant concept in the same location, Bistro 555. The setting has a refreshed and updated look, sporting deep, sky blue walls that nicely set off many paintings of French landscapes, […]

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White Elm Cafe Bakery

New Bakery Offering Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Brunch Opens in West Houston

Posted: August 10, 2020 at 3:03 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

For many, fresh-baked bread is comfort food and Houston is about to get more of this needed solace. White Elm Café Bakery is opening on August 11 at 14079 Memorial Drive. This joint effort from Christopher “Chico” Ramirez of Dinner Table Investments (formerly a partner in Field & Tides and The Boot), Tasos Katsaounis of Bread […]

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beef rendang at Phat Eatery

Malaysian Cuisine Coming to Central Houston Via Phat Eatery Ghost Kitchen

Posted: August 3, 2020 at 5:12 pm   /   Breaking News, News, Restaurant Openings

Alex Auyeung, chef and owner of Katy’s highly acclaimed Malaysian street food restaurant Phat Eatery is launching a new inside-the-Loop, delivery-only food hall kitchen. Set to open in early September, the new establishment, called Phat Kitchen, is operating out of the new the Blodgett Food Hall at 2616 Blodgett, which is owned by CloudKitchens. The eatery […]

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