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Premier Mediterranean Hotspot Debuts First Texas Location in Houston Galleria

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Fig & Olive, the acclaimed concept beloved across New York, Los Angeles, Newport Beach, Chicago, and Washington D.C., is making its Texas debut in the Houston Galleria. This March, discover the concept’s authentic French, Spanish, and Italian flavors, expertly woven into seasonal dishes and signature premium olive oils.

The 7,000-square-foot space will offer guests many unique atmospheres in which to dine, from the expansive 160-seat dining room, 24-seat bar and lounge, two private dining rooms, and the 40-seat terrace for an al fresco experience.

FIg & Olive Galleria
Photo by Shannon Ohara

The menu boasts a variety of refined coastal Mediterranean flavors. Fig & Olive specialty crostini pervade the menu, kept in good company by such offerings as salads, pasta, risotto, and carpaccio. Main dishes include Whole Branzino with rosemary; Spanish Paella; and Chateaubriand for Two, billed as the perfect spread for diners after a new and authentic Mediterranean dining experience.

Complement your meal with Fig & Olive’s diverse selection of wines, which include bottles from the South of France, Spain, Italy, and California. An excellent cocktail menu awaits those who prefer a mixed drink; choose from signature cocktails, such as the Raspberry Mojito, featuring rum, raspberries, and mint; Cucumber Cosmo, made with cucumber vodka, elderflower liqueur, and cucumber puree; and a Rossellini, mixed of passionfruit vodka, blood orange juice, and lime.

Fig & Olive Houston
Image courtesy of Fig & Olive

Before heading home, guests can purchase from Fig & Olive’s gourmet collection of olive oils. Sample them in the restaurant, then take a bottle or two home to enjoy.

Fig & Olive’s first Texas location will debut in early March at the Houston Galleria.

Featured image courtesy of Fig & Olive.

Mary Cate is a Houston-based writer, photographer, and reading fiend, recently returned to her native city after time in Austin and New York City. She loves sharing the best of Houston with the world — margaritas, anyone? She and her husband serve local businesses through their digital content company, Two Cats Communications.

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