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Chef Gabriel Medina Creates New Menu for Wooster's Garden; Torchy's Adds Another Location

Chef Gabriel Medina leaves Soma, but not before creating a new menu for Wooster's Garden, Torchy's Taco is close to opening a new location, plus more news you might have missed this morning.

Wooster's Garden Bar
Wooster's Garden Bar
Lee Bond

MIDTOWN — Eater Houston checked out Wooster's Garden's completely revamped menu from consulting chef Gabriel Medina formerly of Soma Sushi (Executive Chef) and Kata Robata (Chef de Cuisine) last night. Medina, after recently very leaving his position at Soma, consulted at Wooster's Garden and is now presently in Asia touring and exploring the cuisine. A rumored prestigious job is lined up for him in Tokyo. [EaterWire]

THE WOODLANDS Torchy's Taco is close to opening their latest location this November. The new location will be in the former Rico's Grill in the Cochran's Crossing Shopping Center. This is the seventh Torchy's Taco from the Texas-based company in the Houston area. [Woodlands Monocle]

NATIONAL — From Church Key to Pop Top, a vintage loopback at the evolution of canned beer from writer, Christina Perozzi. [Eater]

Wooster's Garden

3315 Milam Street, , TX 77006 (713) 520-0015 Visit Website

Kata Robata

3600 Kirby Drive, , TX 77098 (713) 526-8858 Visit Website

Torchy's Tacos

2411 South Shepherd Drive, , TX 77019 (713) 595-8226 Visit Website

Soma Sushi

4820 Washington Avenue, , TX 77007 (713) 861-2726 Visit Website

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