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Opening Report: New Brewery in Town; Witchcraft Reopens

New brewery for the Heights, Witchcraft Tavern re-opens soon, your next favorite Parisian spot, plus more openings around town.

Town in City Brewing Co.
Town in City Brewing Co.
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HEIGHTS — The north Houston brewery Town in City Brewing Co. officially opened during the popular "White Linen Night in the Heights," this past Saturday evening. Owners Steven Macalello and Justin Engle told CultureMap they mean to create a brewery with an atmosphere, "more akin to what we're used to outside of Texas," Macalello and Engle attended graduate school in Colorado a mecca for brewers and beer connoisseurs. [CultureMap]

HEIGHTS — Witchcraft Tavern and Provisions Co. owner/operator Ken Bridge has teamed up with chef Jordan Asher to rebranded the pub and completely reinvent their menu. Expect a less pub heavy menu, and something a little more highbrow with dishes served tapas-style dishes, such as potato rosti with anchovy, crab and radish and lemongrass and ginger curd. Accompanying Asher's new menu is an extensive new cocktail and wine menu, by local mixologist, Ben Dahlstrand. According to Witchcraft's Facebook page they will reopen Wednesday, August 5. [Houstonia Magazine]

MIDTOWN — The Japanese gastro-pub, Izakaya, following a week of soft opening nights officially opened on Saturday, August 1. Check out Eater's inside look at this latest concept from the Azuma Group. [EHOU]

GALLERIA — Flo Paris (5757 Westheimer) is the latest Parisian haute spot in Houston. Expect crepes, baguettes, macaroons and more authentic French treats from owners Florelle and Rabih Salibi with the help of pastry chef Dany Srour and chef Phillipe Schmidt (Drexel House). [CultureMap]


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Witchcraft Tavern & Provision Co.

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