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The Most Unique Japanese Food in The City

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The Wall Street Journal acclaimed Uchi as “The best sushi this side of Japan” and with locations in all three major Texas cities, many Texans agree. Originally from Austin, the Houston location opened in 2012 and continues to be both a hot spot and a staple – a combination that is hard to maintain. The translation of “Uchi” to English is “House”, which speaks volumes to the atmosphere of the restaurant – unpretentious and welcoming. The first Austin location is in a renovated home which inspired the transformation of the long-standing Houston building in Montose. With reclaimed wood, warm textures and clean finishes it is the perfect mix of cozy and modern. Keep Reading

Riel is Where Modern-American Meets French-Canadian

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Riel, the Montrose modern-American restaurant, opened in 2017 and continues to be one of the best restaurants in the city. Since opening, it has been spotlighted by Food & Wine, Esquire, Forbes and in 2018 was named “Best New Restaurants in Texas” by Texas Monthly. Chef Ryan Lachaine, originally from Canada, has created a menu that features a mix of Gulf Coast, French-Canadian and classic Ukrainian. The ever-changing menu is designed to be shared and encourage you to try new things. Keep Reading

New Name Plus New Location – Welcome Eugene’s

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The former Danton’s Gulf Coast Kitchen may be reopening with a new name and location but they will not be changing their commitment to tradition by serving only the freshest seafood from the Texas Gulf Coast. Eugene’s Gulf Coast Cuisine will be located in heart of where River Oaks meets Montrose, in a newly renovated landmark location. Keep Reading

This All-Day Café Will Make You Feel Like You Went On Vacation

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Tropicales, is the newest charming all-day café, located where the Museum District meets Rice Village. The name may immediately make you think of clear beaches and that is intended,  both the menu and interiors are vacation-inspired. The team drew inspiration from the Caribbean and the lush landscaping of the surrounding historic neighborhood as well as Houston’s rich Latin culture. Keep Reading

You’ll Want to Spend Time at Montrose Cheese & Wine

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The hospitality team behind Rosie Cannonball and Goodnight Charlies, Goodnight Hospitality, recently opened Montrose Cheese & Wine. Your, chic and curated, one-stop-shop for all things wine and cheese. Keep Reading

III Forks Boasts Exquisite Menu & Glass Wine Room

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III Forks serves the downtown Houston community with aged USDA prime meat, seafood, sides and the most delicious desserts. Thanks to their Texas roots you can expect both the best cuts of meat and impeccable service, because these Texans are experts in both. Keep Reading

The Highly Anticipated Montrose Eatery is Now Open

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Rosie Cannonball is the newest of three Goodnight Hospitality concepts, is excited to share with the public their delicious cuisine, fine wines and cocktails, and unbeatable atmosphere. Their selectively curated menu is inspired by individual ingredients directly from Goodnight Hospitality’s farm located on the outskirts of Houston and from locally sourced seafood and meats.  Keep Reading

Organic & Tasty Popsicles from Local Entrepreneur

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Like many nostalgic items coming back into trend, popsicles have also found their way back into the hearts, minds, and stomachs of 2019! Unlike their retro counterparts, you’ll now find this summertime favorite made with organic ingredients versus processed sugar. KICPOPS, the popular popsicle company founded by local Houstonian, Clifton Gillock, strives to bring unique flavors to the market. Using as many locally sourced products as possible, as well as whole fruits, this is the perfect healthy sweet treat.   Keep Reading

Cult Favorite Salad Chain Has Landed in Houston

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sweetgreen, the national salad chain with a local footprint is serving up salads to Texans for the first time. The first location is in the always popular Rice Village Shopping district, with a second slated to open in Montrose this fall. In the past few years the healthy food scene in Houston has grown and the opening of sweetgreen gives you the perfect fast-casual option. Keep Reading

MAD Will Ignite All Five of Your Senses

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Over 5 years ago, partners Ignacio Torras and Chef Luis Roger made their mark on the Houston restaurant scene with the concept, BCN (named after the Barcelona airport code). BCN may be quiet and tucked away in Montrose but their newest concept, MAD (after Madrid) is anything but subtle. The avant-garde concept in River Oaks District will transport you out of Houston and straight into Spain. Keep Reading

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