Openings and Closings: Perry’s Steakhouse Debuts in River Oaks, Verandah Indian Opens

Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille, 1997 West Gray, opened February 11. The stunning two story restaurant and bar takes over the space that was previously a California Kitchen and as many Houstonians of a certain age remember, a hopping Birra Poretti’s.…

Barry's Bootcamp

Celebrity-favorite fitness gym from Hollywood leaps into River Oaks

If the increasing number of out-of-state license plates and announcements of impending In-N-Out Burger locations are any indicator, California is coming to Houston. Riding on that wave is rock star fitness center Barry’s Bootcamp, which has announced a new location in the River Oaks…

annie rupani cacao & cardamom

Restaurant roundup: Longtime steakhouse offering meal kits, chocolate shop opens second store

Local chocolate shop opens second store Chocolatier Annie Rupani founded Cacao & Cardamom in 2012 working out of rented space to cater events and fill internet orders. She debuted her first brick-and-mortar location two years later and has recently opened a second.…

izakaya wa

Openings and Closings: Killen’s TMX is Coming, Del Frisco’s Grille Kirby Departs

Izakaya WA, will open a second location in River Oaks Shopping Center in the second quarter of 2019. It claims to be Houston’s first and only Japanese-owned izakaya. WA means Japanese style or harmony. Izakaya is the term used to…