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Jimmy Chew Asian Kitchen. About Magazine
Jimmy Chew Asian Kitchen. About Magazine

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.’

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Jimmy Chew Asian Kitchen. (Photo by: About Magazine)

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.


Houston LGBT+ Chamber Of Commerce Brought To Life

Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States, but sadly it did not have a chambers of commerce directly dealing with LGBT+ businesses until now. Beginning this spring, the LGBT+ community will have one as well.

According to the Houston Business Journal “Roughly 3.3 percent of the Greater Houston area identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, according to a recent Gallup poll, but there is no chamber of commerce that represents and promotes LGBT-owned businesses, said Tammi Wallace, co-chair of the steering committee.”

“There’s an LGBT chamber of commerce in Austin, San Antonio and Dallas,” Wallace said. “Yet we don’t have one in Houston. Being one of the largest cities in the country, we need a chamber.”

A soft launch is planed for February Feb. 24, as part of a joint event with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce.