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Dak & Bop lands in the Heights
There’s more Korean fried chicken to go around: Dak & Bop’s second location at 1805 West 18th Street in the Heights softly opened last week. CultureMap Houston announced the news that the new spot is open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday starting at 4 p.m., with lunch and brunch coming soon too. As owner Jason Cho told Eater this fall, some menu items at this new location have an Italian inspiration. Take for example, a flatbread inspired by jajangmyeon, or Korean black bean noodles.
Downtown institution Treebeards is branching out
Treebeards will bring its shrimp étouffée and seafood-laden gumbo to a new neighborhood outside of downtown. The Houston Business Journal has renderings of the Cajun institution’s new location, set to opens in the Memorial City area in late spring or early summer. This outpost will be the first outside of downtown and the first to offer a dinner menu
Get a deal at Galveston Restaurant Week
Houston Press notes that Gavleston Restaurant Week is coming up: from January 25 through February 9, order up two or three course dinners for between $20-$35 and 2-course lunches, breakfasts, & brunches will cost between $10-$20.