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Photos: Night Heron, Your New Montrose Favorite

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Night Heron

Montrose is one of the best neighborhoods in Houston. Its quirky array of shops and coffeehouses, proximity to the Museum District, and unbeatable restaurants all contribute to the area’s appeal. One of the newest watering holes on the scene is also one of the best. Within just weeks of opening, Agricole Hospitality’s Night Heron has carved its space as a noteworthy neighborhood nest. With inventive cocktails, a globally-inspired menu, and a comfortable, airy space, the only thing you’re left wanting when you leave is more.

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Your Complete Guide to Montrose

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La Colombe D'Or Hotel

“The more things change, the more they stay the same” is a fitting tagline for Houston’s Montrose neighborhood, an area that somehow retains its eclectic roots as construction cranes continue to fill the air.

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Learn The New Wine Rules at Camerata with Jon Bonné

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Camerata Montrose

Montrose wine bar Camerata is playing host to James Beard Award-winning wine critic and writer Jon Bonné this Friday night as he celebrates the release of his latest book, The New Wine Rules.

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The Houston Cookbook Every Foodie Needs

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Paulie's Houston

For 20 years, family-owned restaurant Paulie’s has been dishing up some of the best Italian food in town. To celebrate two decades in business, the restaurant’s namesake and owner Paul Petronella has put together a gorgeous cookbook. Chock-full of recipes, photos, and even guidance for folks who want to open their own restaurant, Paulie’s: Classic Italian Cooking in the Heart of Houston’s Montrose District deserves a place on your shelf.

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This Weekend’s Champagne Tasting Event at Camerata

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Camerata Montrose

If you love champagne, then we’ve got an event for you. This Saturday, February 17, Paul Petronella’s (of Paulie’s fame) popular Montrose wine bar, Camerata, is teaming up with legendary importer Skurnik Wines for a seminar featuring methode champenoise sparkling wines from Europe.

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Montrose Restaurant One Fifth to Host Anniversary Dinner

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One Fifth Romance Languages, Photo by Julie Soefer Photography

James Beard Award-winning Chef Chris Shepherd will celebrate the first anniversary of his One Fifth concept with a lavish four-course dinner menu on Monday, January 29. The popular Montrose restaurant comes with a unique twist: Every year for five years, Shepherd will debut a new concept in the same space. Year one was dedicated to steak; the latest iteration is One Fifth Romance Languages. Next Monday’s special anniversary menu will feature favorites from both years, including the return of Shepherd’s four-person, four-foot-long ‘Baller Board’ platter, packed with a surplus of mouthwatering dishes.

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Montrose Honky Tonk Goodnight Charlie’s Welcomes Felipe Riccio Back to Houston

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Chef Felipe Riccio is no stranger to the Houston restaurant scene. His résumé is dotted with some of Houston’s most beloved eateries, including four years spent at REEF under the tutelage of Bryan Caswell and successful stints as a member of the opening team at both The Pass & Provisions and Camerata. He became a certified sommelier while working in Houston, and was named one of Eater’s Young Guns in 2014. But two years ago, Riccio left Houston for a culinary trip across the globe, staging at renowned restaurants throughout Italy and in upstate New York to learn from some of the finest chefs in the world. Now he’s back (and better than ever) at Goodnight Charlie’s, a brand new highbrow honky-tonk in the historic Montrose district.

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Emmaline Brings Laidback Luxury to North Montrose

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Imagine the ease and informality of a neighborhood bar. Now imagine refined fare like seared fresh scallops or escarole with soft poached eggs. Imagine those two worlds combining into one versatile space, where the division between casual and formal ceases to exist at all.

It’s the kind of space that would be the jewel of any neighborhood, and the kind of space that Houston, for all its culinary excellence, had been missing. Until Emmaline came along.

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Prominent Restaurant Group to Open Night Heron in Montrose

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Executive chef Jacob Pate of Night Heron

There’s a new restaurant winging its way into town. Well-known Agricole Hospitality, which brought Houston such hits as Coltivare, Revival Market, and Eight Row Flint, has announced plans to open their first Montrose eatery, a Gulf Coast concept called Night Heron.

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Viennoiserie and Luscious Pastries at Common Bond Café

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On a busy corner in Montrose sits Common Bond Café, a slice of heaven for everything from espresso to delicate pastries. The interior is industrial chic, paired with gorgeous natural light and wood accents. Common Bond’s offerings range the gamut, but all of it is fresh and prepped by noteworthy chefs. The perfect word for this place? Tempting.

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