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Coltivare & Dolce Neve Are Making a Special Gelato Flavor for June

Two Italian Houston heavyweights have teamed up for a sweet summer. Two major Houston Italian eateries — sweet and savory — have teamed up for a very special, very edible collab: a limited edition gelato flavor. Dolce Neve, the newish Heights gelato shop (and Austin import) on N. Show More Summary

Follow the Painstaking Prep for Kukuri

Fine dining, Japanese style (with art to spare) Kukuri, a fine dining Japanese spot helmed by Michelin-starred chef Ishikawa, is coming to 1902 Washington Ave. While we don’t have many details about the cuisine itself to come, we can see the painstaking work that those behind the spot are putting into the restaurant’s appearance. Show More Summary

Little Woodrow's Couldn’t Make It a Year in Dallas

The Houston chain has closed up shop in DFW After less than a year of business, CultureMap first-reports that the Dallas outpost of Houston’s own Little Woodrow’s has shut its doors. The bar opened in September of last year with theShow More Summary

Spring’s Corkscrew BBQ Is One Of The Top Ten Barbecue Joints In Texas

Five other Houston smoked meat spots landed a coveted spot on Texas Monthly’s list The last time Texas Monthly compiled their rankings of the best barbecue joints in Texas, no Houston establishment even cracked the top ten. This year,...Show More Summary

Benjamin Berg’s Restaurant Empire Is Expanding, and More Openings Soon

Plus: we scream ice cream. The Houston Business Journal reports that Benjamin Berg — the brains behind B&B Butchers & Restaurant, on Washington Ave. — is opening another Houston restaurant, this time at a luxe apartment building downtown. Show More Summary

Evan Turner Back In at the Two Helens

The sommelier left abruptly and stayed out for a week. We previously reported — way back when, on May 9th — that “popular wine nerd” Evan Turner had left his post as sommelier of Helen Greek Food & Wine. He wasn’t just slinging wineShow More Summary

Hunky Dory & Bernadine’s Finally Call It Quits

The Treadsack drama was just too much to overcome Folks around Houston have been wondering for weeks how long beleaguered restaurant group Treadsack would be able to keep the doors open at Bernadine’s and Hunky Dory. Now, the once-popular...Show More Summary

10 Stunning Salads To Eat In Houston Right Now

Eat cool when it’s hot outside Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes the hottest months of the year in Houston. The city is home to plenty of burgers and barbecue, but when it’s positively sweltering outside, there’s no...Show More Summary

Sushi Burrito Spot U’Maki Is Just About Ready To Open

Giant sushi rolls stuffed with fried crawfish & spicy tuna are en route Houston has plenty of sushi and poke, but U’Maki will soon unleash its gigantic, burrito-style rolls to Space City when it opens in the coming weeks. A representative...Show More Summary

The Ivy & James Arrives At Evelyn’s Park

The long-awaited restaurant has finally opened for lunch Nearly two years in the making, Jamie Zelko is ready finally ready to kick open the doors at The Ivy & James, her brand new restaurant at Evelyn’s Park. Originally expected to arrive at the beginning of May, the breezy new spot has officially opened for lunch and takeaway service. Show More Summary

Tarka Indian Kitchen Brings Fast-Casual South Asian Cuisine to the Heights

The Austin-based chain is making moves The Heights will have a brand new option for Indian cuisine when Austin-based restaurant Tarka Indian Kitchen makes its debut next month. A representative for the restaurant tells Eater that the first Houston outpost of Tarka Indian Kitchen will open at 19th & Shepherd in the coming days. Show More Summary

Glass Wall Says Goodbye To The Heights

The restaurant will return as a more casual spot later this year Likely due to the rapidly-changing restaurant scene in the Heights, long-standing eatery Glass Wall is saying goodbye. The restaurant at 933 Studewood officially closed its doors as of yesterday, CultureMap reports. Show More Summary

Giant Leap Will Bring Coffee & Vegan Fare To Houston’s East End

The new caffeine purveyor will set up shop in co-working space Headquarters Folks who work near Houston’s East End will soon have a new spot for morning fuel-ups and quick lunches when Giant Leap Coffee makes its debut. The brand new coffee purveyor will open inside Headquarters, the 35,000 square foot co-working space at 3302 Canal Street. Show More Summary

One Fifth Earns Three Stars In First Major Review

Suffice it to say, Chron critic Alison Cook is a fan Chef Chris Shepherd’s ambitious One Fifth project has been open for nearly five months, and the restaurant’s meaty first iteration has received its first review from Houston Chronicle...Show More Summary

Hello Kitty Café Truck’s Adorable Baked Goods Are Returning To Houston

The roving squee-mobile hits The Woodlands Mall May 27 Sanrio enthusiasts and lovers of all things adorable, take note. The Hello Kitty Café truck is headed back to Houston. The viral sensation on wheels will head back to Houston next weekend for an appearance at The Woodlands Mall, according to a press release. Show More Summary

Step Inside FM Kitchen + Bar, Houston’s Hottest New Spot For Patio Hangs

The burgers aren’t bad, either Just after the closure of his first restaurant Triniti, Chef Ryan Hildebrand is throwing all his focus to FM Kitchen + Bar, his brand new venture that is set to debut later this week. Designed in conjunction with Erin Hicks, the space offers a laid-back and comfortable vibe that’s inspired by a road trip. Show More Summary

In The Midst Of Financial And Legal Drama, Treadsack’s Chefs Are Jumping Ship

Bernadine’s chef Graham Laborde is just the latest After months of drama and uncertainty, one thing is for sure for Treadsack Restaurants: the beleaguered ownership group is currently hemorrhaging talent. Graham Laborde, former executive chef at Bernadine’s, is the latest Treadsack chef to jump ship, CultureMap reports. Show More Summary

Arnold Schwarzenegger Swings By Killen’s BBQ While In Houston

Yup, he had to wait in line, too In town to give the commencement address at the University of Houston, Arnold Schwarzenegger couldn’t resist the smoky allure of Killen’s Barbecue. Pitmaster Ronnie Killen posted a photo of Schwarzenegger’s...Show More Summary

Foodie Destination Set to Open Downtown in Early 2018

Over a dozen spots for food/drink to come... Over a dozen new spots to eat and drink will open in one glorious spot in downtown Houston come early 2018, reports the Houston Chronicle. A sprawling food hall will open at 712 Main Street — in The Jones on Main in the JPMorgan Chase building, which was formerly the Gulf Oil Building. Show More Summary

The Hottest Cocktail Bars In Houston Right Now

Space City’s buzziest booze spots Welcome to the newly-revamped Eater Houston Cocktail Heatmap. While established drinking institutions like Anvil Bar & Refuge and Moving Sidewalk are well-known for their top-notch cocktails, this map...Show More Summary

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