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Celeb Magnet Juice Bar Chooses Rice Village and Heights for First Houston Locations

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Various bottled offerings from Pressed Juicery.
Pressed Juicery is en route
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Amy McCarthy is a staff writer at, focusing on pop culture, policy and labor, and only the weirdest online trends.

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Pressed Juicery lands on two Houston locations

On the heels of announcing that it would expand to Houston, “celebrity-approved” juice bar Pressed Juicery has selected Heights Mercantile and Rice Village as the locations for its first two Houston-area outpost. Per a press release, the Heights Mercantile shop will open at 714 Yale Street, Suite 1Z and the Rice Village location will arrve at 2437 University Boulevard. Both locations are expected to arrive in “early 2020.”

Pass & Provisions chef goes Far West

Seth Siegel-Gardner, one-half of the chef duo behind now-shuttered restaurant the Pass & Provisions, has landed in West Texas. According to the Houston Business Journal, Siegel-Gardner has relocated to Marfa, where he’ll open a “distillery, bar, restaurant, and tasting room” dubbed Marfa Distillery Company. He’ll be distilling agave-based spirit sotol, and the project is expected to arrive next year.

Taqueria takes over former West U pizzeria

Beloved taco truck El Topo has taken over the space recently vacated by West University pizzeria Pizza Motus. CultureMap reports that El Topo will bring its handmade tortillas to the space at 6119 Edloe Street later this year. Look forward to the famed barbacoa taco and an expanded dinner menu when El Topo makes its West U debut.