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Family Friendly Cantina El Camino Coming to the Heights

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Houston Press critic Katharine Shilcutt has news that Delicious Concepts owner Ken Bridge is opening a Mexican restaurant tentatively named El Camino in the space across from Little Woodrows previously occupied by the Redi Room and a Conoco gas station. If it feels like it's Bridge's attempt to create a less threatening, watered down version of El Gran Malo, that would be in line with his other projects, which includes the family friend diner Lola and the non-fat version of Petrol Station known as the Shepherd Park Draught House.

It's fitting that Bridge sees Creek owner Gary Mosley as his inspiration; Mosley's restaurants Onion Creek, Cedar Creek and Dry Creek are watered down versions of hip Austin restaurants.

· Ken Bridge Opening New Cantina Concept at White Oak and Studemont [Eating Our Words]
· All Coming Attractions on Eater Houston [-EHOU-]

The future El Camino [Photo courtesy of Google Maps]

El Gran Malo

2307 Ella Boulevard, Houston, TX 77007


1102 Yale Street, , TX 77008 (713) 426-5652 Visit Website

Petrol Station

985 Wakefield Drive, , TX 77018 (713) 957-2875

El Camino

602 Studewood, Houston, TX 77006