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East Hampton Sandwich Company’s Lobster Rolls Arrive in Houston Next Week

After months in the works, Dallas-based chain East Hampton Sandwich Company is just about ready to officially make its Houston debut.<p>The growing sandwich shop’s first Houston outpost is set to open its doors at 4444 Westheimer Road next week. Announced last August, East Hampton Sandwich Company …

Houston

3 hot new spots for dining and shopping are on the horizon for Rice Village

Rice Village has announced three exciting new additions that will continue to bolster its reputatation as a shopping and dining destination.<p>Of the …

Texas

These are the 6 best concerts to catch in Houston this week

This week's concerts offer up sheer pop superstar power, indie rock jams, classic melodies, and nuanced Texas sounds. They're all definitely worth …

Music

10 coolest EaDo bars to catch the Rockets playoffs and Astros

Call it the East End, call it EaDo -- it's hot and it's growing fast. Houstonians already know Little Woodrow's and Lucky's here, but there are …

Texas

Here are the top 6 things to do in Houston this weekend

It’s Memorial Day Weekend, which means everyone will be taking extra advantage of that free Monday, pay their respects, and go on a white-wearing, …

Houston

Two Exciting New Tea Shops Debut in the Heights Just in Time for Summer

Coffee may be Houston’s favorite caffeinated beverage, but two new shops will soon bring a bounty of exciting tea options to the Heights.<p>The first is Teaspresso Bar, which debuted last weekend inside Lowell Street Market at 718 West 18th Street. As Eater reported back in March, the chain comes to …

Houston

Rice Village Will Soon Be Home to an Exciting New Wine Bar

In the coming months, <b>Steel City Pops</b> and <b>Sixty Vines</b> will join the growing line-up of restaurants and shops in Rice Village.<p>Steel City Pops, a gourmet popsicle retailer with more than 20 locations across the South, will debut its gluten-free fruit and cream-based pops at 2565 Amherst St this summer, …

Houston

Much-Anticipated Sushi Destination Nobu Will Finally Make Its Houston Debut

The first Houston outpost of chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s beloved sushi restaurant Nobu is just about ready to open its doors.<p>The restaurant is now taking reservations for a June debut inside the Galleria, according to a press release. As Eater reported previously, the restaurant was on schedule to arrive …

Hospitality

Veteran restaurateurs dream up new taco concept for Greenway Plaza

The owners of a popular mini-chain of Vietnamese restaurants are embarking on a new direction. Jenni's Noodle House owners Jenni Tran-Weaver and …

Houston

Where to eat right now: 10 hot new Houston restaurants to try in May

Summer may not officially start until next month, but the 95 degree temps certainly make it feel like every Houstonians' least favorite season has …

Texas

Where To Eat Lavishly Loaded Fries In Houston

French fries in all of their crispy golden glory are delicious enough on their own, but these 11 destinations upgrade the classic snack by adding innovative toppings and delectable dipping sauces.<p>Try fries smothered in melty cheesy goodness and loaded with kimchi, truffle oil, brisket, and even …

Cooking

See inside MFAH's new masterpiece art school before it opens to the public

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will give the world a new angle on what an art education space can become as it officially opens the many doors of …

Museums

Here are the top 9 things to do in Houston this weekend

If the weather this week is any indicator, we're clearly headed into summer, which means there will be more flip-flops, more shorts, and more mad …

Houston

Flower Child Slated to Open This Summer in Houston

Here’s some news on the progress of Houston’s first outpost for Flower Child, a health-focused restaurant chain that’s owned by the same company as North Italia. Flower Child will open this summer in Uptown Park, according to a press release.<p>The addition of Flower Child is part of a redevelopment …

Food

Popular healthy eating restaurant picks Uptown Park for Houston debut

Houstonians are getting a new healthy eating option this summer. Arizona-based restaurant group Fox Restaurant Concepts is bringing its Flower Child …

Texas

U’Maki Sushi Burrito’s New Katy Location Is Opening So Soon

U’Maki Sushi Burrito is just about ready to open its second location. Houston’s destination for massive raw-fish-filled seaweed wraps will open this week at The Shoppes at Grand Crossing in Katy. The address is 98 West Grand Parkway South, Suite 160, and that location is at the corner of I-10 and …

Houston

Step Inside Poitín, Opening Tonight at Sawyer Yards

Poitín, the bar and restaurant in Sawyer Yards by Houston restaurateur Ian Tucker, opens to the public today. The restaurant’s name is a nod to Tucker’s Irish heritage: it’s named after poitín, an Irish spirit that predates whiskey and dates back to 548 A.D. Poitín is also considered an Irish …

Houston

A local’s guide to Rome: 10 top tips

‘How do you cope with the tourists?” is a question that you get used to when living in Rome. But the truth is, for most of my time there, I hardly saw them. My first apartment was a stone’s throw from the Vatican, which meant that the local shops all sold rosary beads and holy water rather than …

Italy

大城小店

喜欢就请在公众号主页“置顶”我们吧!<p>- 上海 -<p>坐在 MORE THAN EAT 那临街的巨大窗户前,吹吹小风、喝喝小酒,觉得生活真美好。<p>这两年上海好逛的路如雨后春笋般“嗖嗖”往外冒,导致很多人觉得老资格的“巨富长”是不是过气了?<p>一个月以前我也有过这般怀疑。<p>直到上周偶尔路过巨鹿路富民路口,惊喜地发现了一片叫做“MORE THAN EAT ”的新开 Food Mall。<p>那是一个3000平米的空间,其中囊括了烤鸡店、手工热狗店、饺子店、花店、东南亚菜馆、日本居酒屋等各色店铺。<p>它们每一个都个性鲜明,却又在充满艺术气息的公共区域内和谐共生。<p>最让我欢喜的是——虽然店很美,但很少人拍照。<p>大多数人都在放松地 …

11 Mother's Day events in Houston to make the weekend special

Ah, Mother's Day, that special time of year where you show the woman who brought you into this world, raised you, took care of you, and put up with …

Houston

These are the 5 best concerts to catch in Houston this week

Before we get to the week's biggest live shows, it would be simply unprofessional if we didn't talk about the recent album release announcements of …

Houston

A Massive Japanese Chain Will Bring Custard-Filled Cream Puffs to Katy

Beard Papa’s, a Japanese chain known for its cream puffs, will open its first Houston-area location at Katy Asian Town.<p>A Facebook page for the chain’s forthcoming Katy outpost indicates that it will open its doors at 23119 Colonial Parkway, joining an exciting line-up of Asian restaurants and sweet …

Houston

Houston’s 14 Best Coffee Shops For Getting Work Done

Houston is far from lacking in places to enjoy a quality cup of joe. But not all coffee shops are created equal. From freelancers on deadline to students gearing up for late-night study sessions, some coffee shops are just better suited to plopping down with a laptop and settling in for the long …

Coffee

Chef Chris Shepherd’s UB Preserv Has Officially Opened Its Doors

Houston restaurant juggernaut Chris Shepherd kicked open the doors to his new restaurant <b>UB Preserv</b> last night with absolutely zero fanfare.<p>The chef announced the restaurant’s opening at 1609 Westheimer Road at about 7:30 p.m. on Facebook, officially bringing what he describes as the “evolution of …

Houston

11 Frozen Cocktails to Drink Right Now In Houston

Summer is rapidly approaching, and the best way to spend a hot day is with an ice cold drink in hand. In Houston, frozen cocktails take on many forms.<p>From classics like margaritas and daiquiris to tiki bar rum drinks and boozy snoballs, these 11 frozen drink destinations are sure to keep you cool …

Houston

Here are the top 8 things to do in Houston this weekend

You know how it goes by now. We give you events that you could possibility attend this weekend, you ponder whether you should go or just stay home …

Houston

Greenway Coffee Teams Up With Snap Kitchen For New Dairy-Free Beverage Bar

Greenway Coffee is teaming up with dairy-free milk brand Malk Organics to open a new dairy-free beverage bar inside the Snap Kitchen outpost at 3600 Kirby Dr.<p>Called Malk BevBar, the new venture will offer nut-based milks along with caffeinated beverages developed by Greenway Coffee’s David Buehrer, …

Coffee

Chris Shepherd's new restaurant gets off to a strong start

While most Houstonians had their attention focused on the Rockets on Tuesday, May 8, Chris Shepherd quietly threw open the doors to his new …

Texas

Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken now open on Washington Avenue

Houstonians have spent almost two years dreaming of the day they could sink their teeth into a freshly fried piece of Gus's World Famous Fried …

Texas

Peli Peli Kitchen and Juice Society Will Open Inside of Whole Foods Market 365

The food options at the new Houston Whole Foods Market 365 are going to be so good, shoppers might just not bother filling up their carts. Today Whole Foods announced that the South African-inspired Peli Peli Kitchen and Austin-based Juice Society will be the two “Friends of 365” partners that will …

Houston