Restaurant Openings

Longstanding Montrose Eatery Closes to Make Way for Thai Restaurant

POSTED: February 15, 2024 AT 12:29 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings, Restaurant Openings

Mediterranean eatery La Fendee has been a fixture at 1402 Westheimer in some form or another for 17 years. It’s now shuttered, and despite a note on the website’s homepage saying that La Fendee is “closed for maintenance and remodeling until further notice,” a notice for a mixed-beverage permit application on the door indicates that […]

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Group Behind Loch Bar Readies New Restaurant for River Oaks District

POSTED: January 11, 2024 AT 10:47 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Baltimore-based Atlas Restaurant Group, which closed its initial River Oaks District restaurant Ouzo Bay in May, is solidifying plans for a replacement. The new place in the upscale center at 4444 Westheimer will be Azumi, a modern Japanese restaurant. According to a press release, the name means “safe harbor”. As was the case for its […]

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Houston Chinese Restaurant is Soon Bringing Duck & Dumplings to Rice Village

POSTED: January 5, 2024 AT 12:02 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Duck N Bao, which started in Cypress, then opened a Memorial location, has picked Rice Village for a third one. The restaurant, known for Peking duck and xiao long bao (soup dumplings), is taking over the former Zoës Kitchen space at 5215 Kelvin.   Owners and married couple Grace and Leo Xia, who also debuted all-you-can-eat […]

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