In August we reported that Vinoteca Poscól would be moving further east on Westheimer, to a space next to Katz's. At the time Marco and Gloria Wiles, who also own Da Marco and Dolce Vita, told Eater that they saw the opportunity to buy this space just as their current lease was set to expire. The construction has already begun in the new building, and Marco tells Eater that the menu will remain the same and the new location will seat about 80 guests. Today Marco also told Eater that they hope to have the new location open by February of next year. When we first reported on the move, Houston Chronicle food critic Alison Cook Tweeted that she was happy to hear about the relocation, since the dry-cleaning shop next door to its current spot emitted a bad odor that affected her dining experience there. In her 2009 review of the restaurant she wrote: "Often the place is filled with a harsh chemical aroma that can get in the way of wine and food. In my experience, the smell abates within five minutes or so, usually. Still, in my dreams, Marco Wiles finds enough success here that he can buy the cleaners out." It seems Wiles did the next best thing by moving the place. The only problem now is that the new location will be just a few blocks down from Dolce Vita, making a last-minute decision between the restaurants just a little trickier.
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