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Food hall Post Houston will open in mid-November
Post Houston, the massive shopping, entertainment, and dining complex going into Houston’s historic Downtown Barbara Jordan Post Office, appears to be preparing for a mid-November opening. Following a hard hat tour a few weeks ago, numerous Instagram influencers, vendors and even Visit Houston (a.k.a. the Houston First Corporation, the city’s official marketing agency) are hyping Saturday, November 13, as the development’s grand opening. When reached for comment, Lovett Commercial declined to confirm the date but did note that the company plans to announce more details in the coming weeks.
When it opens, Post will be home to numerous hotly-anticipated restaurants, including award-winning Austin butcher Salt & Time, biochemist-backed cafe Blendin Coffee, Hawker Street Food Bar, wine bar Saison Cellar, Andes Cafe, and more, as well as restaurants from embattled Houston chef Paul Qui.
After menu refresh, March officially reopens today
One of Houston most luxe tasting menu restaurants officially repoens today after a roughly month-long closure. March closed several weeks ago in order to undergo a menu revamp. The restaurant, which serves six and nine-course tasting menus, focuses on different regions of the Mediterranean. For its first menu, launched when the restaurant opened in the spring, that region was the Maghreb in Northwest Africa. The latest menu highlights Andalusia and Murcia.
Bun B’s cheeseburger restaurant will make another pop-up appearance this weekend
Trill Burgers, a restaurant-in-the-works from legendary Houston rapper Bun G, will make its third pop-up appearance this weekend. The rapper’s lacy-edged smashburgers will be available Saturday, September 18, at 8th Wonder Brewery, 2202 Dallas Street. The burgers, made with 44 Farms beef and served on Martin’s potato roll buns, are available for pre-order starting this afternoon, with pickup from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, while supplies last.
As previously reported by Eater, Trill Burgers is a partnership between Bun, whose really name is Bernard Freeman, Andy Nguyen of Afters Ice Cream, and Sticky’s Chicken owners Patsy and Benson Vivares. The trio of are currently searching for the restaurant’s first permanent address.