The 40-year old Montrose restaurant located behind Montrose Mining Company has new owners.
Baba Yega Cafe announced enlist week that developer Fred Sharifi has purchased the restaurant from owner Sidney Hakim. Sharif recently acquired the Meteor nightclub property.
As Montrose is growing as Houston’s elite dining area, Baba Yega held on to the simple. The restaurant’s sprawling patio and courtyard transport diners away from the city. The $25 Sunday brunch buffet has become a neighborhood institution, according to Culture Map.
All of the current employees, many of whom have worked there for 20 years or more, have been told they will keep their jobs.
A New Montrose Eatery For The Chew Lover Builds Excitement In The Foodie Circles…
This is the year of the ‘Chew’, so it seems. Montrose is one of the most sought after destinations when it comes to seeking a location for the Houston food junkie, and businessman Irwin Palchick, along with business partner David Truong wants to expand the options in the upscale neighborhood.
Jimmy Chew Asian Kitchen is the brainchild of Palchick, and creative branding designer Aike Jamal, of the award-winning F Bar Nightclub in Montrose, with best friend Lucie Pognonec. Lead design team is design firm gindesignsgroup and owner, Gin Braverman, has recently brought to life projects like ‘Raven Tower’ and ‘White Oak Music Hall.’
“Jimmy Chew is a fun, funky new fast-casual concept,” Gin Braverman explained. “Bright colors, bold murals and fun textures collide to bring a dynamic and energetic atmosphere.” The afternoon thru very-late-night crowd will appreciate the variety of cuisines that are reflected in the interior design, like ‘Chew Here’ and ‘Chew Go.’
As Montrose bleeds artsy and diversity, Jimmy Chew’ will enlighten the eclectic side of it’s patrons; ‘promoting great service, and fantastic food.’ The menu will reflect options ranging from Asian fusion, Vietnamese, Chinese, American bites and Thai-anything goes in this crazy, poppin’ place! Chew’ has made sure to add beer, wine, and great desserts to the menu. Another notable mention for Chew’ is the offering of Bill’s World Famous Lemonade.
The street-food style popular in Europe, Asia & Australia but like something Houston has yet to experience until now. Chew’cited!
The front ‘vendera’ style porch will offer outdoor dining that will have a capacity of 22 for the dinners that would rather enjoy the Houston scenery that magically graces the Westheimer sidewalks after sundown.
Jimmy Chew Asian Kitchen will be located near the intersection of Westheimer Rd and Mandell St across from Buffalo Exchange and Guyz N Style at 1609 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006.
Current plans are to have the eatery open as soon as permitting is approved.
Hours of operations indicating they will open daily at 5pm, and will be open weekdays till 3am, and 4am on weekends. An added bonus will be the delivery service that will be open daily till 2am and will include beer and wine.
Montrose fans of the gourmet food truck turned brick and mortar in the Heights are in for a treat, according to Culturemap. Good Dog Houston plans to expand into the spot recently vacated by Brick and Spoon on West Alabama near the Menil Collection.
“Montrose has always been good to us. We parked our truck at The Menil Collection for awhile, and it was one of our best locations. That’s why we liked this particular spot,” Amalia Pferd, co-owner of Good Dog with Daniel Caballero, told Culturemap.
Those unfamiliar with Good Dog can expect quality meats and veggie options with interesting toppings, like the Curryous Frank (curried scooter onion relish, cilantro chutney, sweet potato crisps, sriracha ketchup, roasted garlic aioli) and the Texican Dog (refried black beans, oaxaca cheese, avocado, pickled jalapeno, red onion, crème fresh, cilantro, cumin & lime), alongside more familiar favorites like ketchup, relish, and chili.
Fans hoping to get their dogs a little closer to home can look forward to a March 2016 opening.
A popular food truck in Houston has built its first home in Montrose and is ready to dish some ‘classic’ burgers and offer ‘late’ night hours for all of us needing something to ease our munches!
All this buzz, but be assured it’s not another fancy high-end joint. It’s just what the name yells; burger joint.
The Burger Joint, located at 2703 Montrose Blvd opened its doors officially on November 4. Owners Shawn Bermudez and Matthew Pak also own a popular food truck.
The plans for the new Montrose digs were announced months ago and now lives in the previous home of Little Bigs. The new design features a larger patio with TV’s, and an awesome 24 beer tap that will feature local brewed cocktails.
During the week, The Burger Joint is open until midnight and 4 am on Friday and Saturday, which should appeal to late night revelers.
Besides the beef, other menu items include a wide selection of fries, chilli dogs, bowels and of course, milkshakes.