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Root to Leaf Dinner at Underbelly; California Pizza Kitchen Heads to Hughes Landing

Dubbed the “Vegetable Shaman” by The New York Times’ Sam Sifton, chef Steven Satterfield's dinner at Underbelly is tonight, California Pizza Kitchen adds a new location and more news you might have missed today.

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MONTROSE There are still tickets left for The Root to Leaf dinner tonight at 7 p.m. at Chris Shepherd's Underbelly on Westheimer. Shepherd invited Steven Satterfield, chef of Atlanta restaurant Miller Union, to Houston for a special dinner featuring the bounty of Southern produce in celebration of Satterfield's new cookbook, Root to Leaf: A Southern Chef Cooks Through the Seasons. Tickets are $175 and include food, wine, a signed copy of the cookbook, tax and gratuity. Find more information on Underbelly's site: [EaterWire]

THE WOODLANDS California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) will open a new location Wednesday July 1 at the growing Restaurant Row at Hughes Landing, situated along Lake Woodlands. [EaterWire]

HOUSTON — Eric Sandler reported for CultureMap that Gr8 Plate Hospitality, the restaurant group behind Union Kitchen and Paul's Kitchen, come July will launch The Rolling Kitchen a new food truck, with local chef Mike McElroy at the helm. The truck will feature Cajun classics. [CultureMap]

WASHINGTON CORRIDOR — New Executive Chef Ana Amaya of MAX's Wine Dive Washington, has debuted her new seasonal summer menu. This is Amaya's first menu for the Washington eatery and bar. Expect savory Southern inspired dishes with light seasonal ingredients that include Watermelon, Avocado, Jumbo Lump Crab and Pistachio. [EaterWire]

HEIGHTS — Heavy rains have delayed opening dates of three highly anticipated new restaurants from restaurant management team Treadsack. Chris Cusack, co-owner of Treadsack, and Down House, Johnny's Gold Brick and D&T Drive Inn spoke with the Houston Business Journal about the delays for Bernadine's, Hunky Dory and Foreign Correspondents. All three will open in August or September now. [Houston Business Journal]

MAX's Wine Dive

214 Fairview St Ste 2, Houston, TX 77006 (713) 528-9200 Visit Website

Foreign Correspondents

4721 N Main St, Houston, TX 77009 (713) 864-2408 Visit Website


1801 N Shepherd Dr Ste B, Houston, TX 77008

Down House

1801 Yale Street, , TX 77008 (713) 864-3696 Visit Website

Paul's Kitchen

2502 Algerian Way, Houston, TX 77098 (713) 360-2002 Visit Website


1100 Westheimer Road, , TX 77006 (713) 528-9800 Visit Website

Union Kitchen

4057 Bellaire Boulevard, Houston, Texas 281 661 0025 Visit Website

Johnny's Gold Brick

2518 Yale Street, , TX 77008 (832) 582-5454 Visit Website