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Also: The Rice Box truck is expanding and going brick and mortar.

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UPPER KIRBY — Popular vegetarian Indian restaurant Madras Pavillion at 3910 Kirby has closed because its building will be razed. The same building also houses another restaurant, Miyako but unlike Madras Pavillion, this Japanese eatery will continue to stay open for the next few months and then eventually move to 4601 Washington. [Houston Press]

WASHINGTON CORRIDOR — Washington Ave biker bar Outlaw Dave’s Worldwide Headquarters recently closed after five years of operation. The location was home to his radio show and also was known for the ‘surprisingly good bar food’. The DJ felt that he had "to focus [his] energy on being more effect at the rest of [his] endeavours". [Facebook via Culturemap]

UPPER KIRBY EXTRA — The Rice Box truck will be closing up shop to transfer into a brick-and-mortar location in Greenway Plaza. John Peterson, the owner, wants to set a high bar in the Greenway food court and be an example for others to follow. Meanwhile, both trucks will continue to operate on the street: one in Montrose across from Poison Girl and the other at University of Houston. [Houston Press]

VINTAGE LAKES — Cheeburger Cheeburger, at 106 Vintage Park has closed down supposedly due to ‘nonpayment of rent’. You'll now have to head to Longview, Texas for their burgers, fries and shakes. [Houston Press]

—Tanya Maitai