Restaurant Openings

Healthy Houston Restaurant Expands with New Location and Chef-Crafted Specials

POSTED: December 29, 2023 AT 9:53 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

After six years in operation, Leaf & Grain, the popular, locally-owned and -operated restaurant concept known for its creative salads and grain bowls, is soon adding a fourth location. In addition, its debuting of a sandwich menu in addition to a seasonal menu that includes collaborations with lauded Houston chefs.  The first location of Leaf […]

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Chef & Restaurateur Behind Superica & La Lucha is Bringing his Tacos to Houston

POSTED: December 28, 2023 AT 3:10 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Atlanta-based restaurateur Ford Fry, who was raised in Houston, is bringing his taqueria to town. Little Rey will be joining his existing Houston restaurants Superica and La Lucha — albeit not in the same neighborhood of the Heights. Little Rey’s is opening at 2345 Mid Lane in River Oaks, next door to upscale apartment complexes […]

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New Houston Restaurant Will Take Up Residence in Former One Fifth in Montrose

POSTED: December 21, 2023 AT 6:25 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

The old church located at 1658 Westheimer Road — formerly the home of both Mark’s American Cuisine and Underbelly Hospitality’s One Fifth — is getting an exciting, luxe makeover courtesy of newly signed leasee Gitano Capital, the same company behind burgeoning Mexico City restaurant chain Ojo de Agua. Plans are underway to convert the historic […]

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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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