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Burger Favorite FM Kitchen’s Montrose Location Opens Next Week

Plus, a 1920s cocktail lounge arrives this weekend and more Houston dining intel

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FM Kitchen’s Montrose opening is imminent.
Kirsten Gilliam

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FM Kitchen’s Montrose location will open next week

The second location of FM Kitchen, the popular Washington corridor comfort food restaurant, will open Wednesday, June 23 at 907 Westheimer Road. The restaurant, known for its burgers, chicken fried steak, and creative cocktail menu, will expand its hours and late-night food offerings with the opening of the Montrose spot. Both locations will now be open until 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday nights.

Like the original location, the Montrose FM Kitchen will offer an extensive menu of cocktails, including watermelon mules, ranch waters, and more than 20 beers on tap. In addition, FM Kitchen will be adding some menu items exclusive to the Montrose location.

All-day breakfast cafe now open at M-K-T Heights

A new restaurant serving $56 “breakfast boards”, lunch, and more is now open in The Heights. Homestead Breakfast, Lunch & Later opened June 4 at M-K-T Heights, the massive new shopping and dining destination at 600 North Shepherd Drive. The restaurant focuses on the first meal of the day, with flavors that echo Houston’s vast culinary melting pot, including Cajun crab Benedict, a breakfast hurache with chorizo and queso fresca, and chicken and waffles with Homestead’s signature buttermilk syrup. The breakfast board, which includes a selection of biscuits, sausage, bacon, pancakes and eggs, plus four mimosas, feeds four people for $56, according to Culturemap.

The breakfast menu will be available all day, and the restaurant will also offer lunch and dinner dishes like burgers, fajitas, and Cajun dishes like blackened redfish. For now, Homestead is open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

1920s-inspired Daisy Buchanan Lounge to open this weekend

Daisy Buchanan Lounge, the sister bar to Montrose’s new luxe steakhouse Gatsby, will open Saturday, June 19 in the spot previously occupied by Bar Victor. The bar, at 4321 Montrose Boulevard, will feature modern takes on creative cocktails, such as the Not-A-Colado, made with pineapple rum and Campari, as well as dishes from Gatsby’s food menu, and classic jazz and swing music performed live nightly. Daisy Buchanan Lounge will be open from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 7 p.m. to 2 .am. Thursday through Saturday, and 6 p.m. to midnight Sundays.