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Austin Favorite Foreign & Domestic Eyes Houston Expansion

The offal-obsessed spot dropped some major hints on Instagram

Foreign & Domestic in Austin
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Continuing the parade of restaurants from Austin expanding into Houston, popular eatery Foreign & Domestic could be eyeing a Space City location.

A post to the European-inspired restaurant’s Instagram account indicates that Foreign & Domestic is considering opening an outpost in Houston. According to Eater Austin, Chef Ned Elliott opened the restaurant with his ex-wife Jodi, who has since departed the business. On his own, Elliott has racked up accolades for his progressive New American fare in the ensuing years.

In Austin, Foreign & Domestic serves up a menu simply prepared proteins, like roasted chicken and Wagyu beef culotte served with shiitake mushrooms and onion jam. Also of note is Dollar Oyster Tuesdays, a special that would definitely be popular in Houston. In case an endorsement from the world’s favorite spiky-haired chef is important, the restaurant was featured on a 2012 episode of Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.

Chef Ned Elliott is also known for running the restaurant’s decidedly unfiltered Twitter feed, which has offered up snarky criticisms of President Trump, misogyny, and even the NBA.

Eater has reached out to Foreign & Domestic for more details on its Houston expansion. In the meantime, scope out the evidence:

Update 7/7: Here’s another clue: