A Round Top favorite will debut in Bellaire next week, with the owners of Mandito’s Tex-Mex announcing they will open their long-awaited 165-seat restaurant, bar and patio in Bellaire Town Center Thursday, April 13 — “elevated cuisine set against a casual backdrop.” The restaurant, 5101 Bellaire Blvd., boasts both traditional Tex-Mex favorites and a plant-based menu, seasonal … [Read more...] about ¡Salud! Round Top Tex-Mex favorite Mandito’s to open in Bellaire next week
After 85 years, Lankford is having fun with new ideas in Bellaire Lankford, the 85-year-old iconic burger spot located in an old grocery in Houston, is hiring staff and about to open its second location, in Bellaire — but while they’re keeping the burger recipes that have gained the restaurant national attention front-and-center, they’re mixing things up and adding new … [Read more...] about Food finds: Preview of Bellaire Lankford, Chick-Fil-A Holcombe tradeoff, empowering coffeehouse
By Charlotte Aguilar Granted: Winters in West University and Bellaire can prompt a need for a salad and iced tea just as often as soup and a hot toddy. But when that Texas chill seeps into the bones (think back to the Arctic blast before Christmas), or we need the comforting kind of cold and flu therapy that can’t be provided in a tablet, we’re grateful for the local menus … [Read more...] about Food finds: Bellaire/West U dishes to warm your soul on chilly days and nights
By Charlotte Aguilar The murmur never quite goes away, reaching a crescendo at times like this, when a nice-sized, reasonably updated supermarket property becomes available in the Bellaire-West University area. It’s always campaign season when a community is trying to snag a Trader Joe’s Market. Read social media posts or converse with a Trader Joe’s aficionado, and one would … [Read more...] about The odds on Trader Joe’s coming to town: Will Two-Buck Chuck ever live in Bellaire or West U?
By Charlotte Aguilar West University’s Scott Novich describes his business as “something out of Star Trek,” but in reality, Pluck is literally down-to-earth. It’s “yardiculture” — a company growing, both literally and figuratively, and looking for would-be gardeners in West University and Bellaire interested in harvesting some of their own food to test the service. Pluck is … [Read more...] about Yard-to-table, Pluck enables home-growing without the hassle