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Bagel Pop-Up at D&T Drive Inn; The Burger Joint Pushes Opening Date

SaltAir officially open, Rice Box goes brick-and-mortar plus more news you might have missed over the weekend.

The Burger Joint
The Burger Joint
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MONTROSE Shawn Bermudez (Stone's Throw, Royal Oaks) and Matthew Pak's joint venture, The Burger Joint is hoping for an August opening date. The burger-centric restaurant took over Little Big's address former Montrose address across from BB's Cafe. Ellie Sharp reported in April the spot will serve "freshly prepared burgers," and the menu will also offer "sausages, hot dogs, and other sandwiches in addition to hot and cold sides such as macaroni salad, potato salad, house chili, onion rings, and possibly even a signature mac 'n' cheese." [EaterWire]

HEIGHTS — Restaurant group Treadsack (Down House and upcoming restaurants Hunky Dory, Bernadine's, and Foreign Correspondents) are throwing a Bagel Brunch pop-up at D&T Drive Inn this Saturday, July 18. The bagels will be baked by ​Julia Doran ​(Pastry Chef for Hunky Dory​/​Bernadine's​) and beer specials from Shmaltz Brewing Company​'s He'Brew line of kosher beers. [EaterWire]

UPPER KIRBY — The highly anticipated SaltAir from Clark Cooper Concepts (Ibiza, Coppa Osteria, Brasserie 19 and Punk's Simple Southern Food) is officially open. Executive Chef Brandi Key menu is a nod to SoCal seafood cuisine, light dishes with a an emphasis on coastal fare. [Houston Chronicle]

GREENWAY — Popular food truck, The Rice Box has officially opened their brick-and-mortar location in the underground Greenway Plaza food court. The Rice Box serves American-style Chinese classics like General Tso's and Kung Pao chicken. Fans of the food truck need not fret Owner John Peterson has no plans to stop the The Rice Box truck rolling throughout the city. [Culturemap]

Brasserie 19

1962 West Gray Street, , TX 77019 (713) 524-1919 Visit Website


1801 N Shepherd Dr Ste B, Houston, TX 77008

BB's Cafe

3139 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098 (713) 807-1300 Visit Website

The Rice Box

300 West 20th Street, , TX 77008 (713) 408-8678 Visit Website

Coppa Osteria

5210 Morningside Drive, , TX 77005 (713) 522-3535 Visit Website

Down House

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

Foreign Correspondents

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

Punk’s Simple Southern Food

5212 Morningside Drive, , TX 77005 (713) 524-7865 Visit Website