A rendering of FM Kitchen & Bar in Montrose.

FM Kitchen & Bar is expanding. Per an announcement Tuesday, Ryan Hildebrand's elevated ice house concept will be opening a second location this fall at 907 Westheimer Road, in the same complex as Velvet Taco, Chills 360, and Magical Dessert Bar. This FM will have a smaller footprint and a greater focus on the bar. The menu should include both familiar FM items and some new dishes specifically made for Montrose. 


 

The second location of Postino—at 805 Pacific St. in Montrose, the former Montrose Mining Company gay bar—is opening Sunday. Like its sister location in the Heights, this Postino will have an all-day wine program and a menu with bruschetta offerings and charcuterie boards. Vintage photos and articles, along with an art wall called "LOVE. PERIOD." created by artist Jacquie Comrie, will adorn the walls inside a dining room with 103 dining seats and 24 bar seats. A covered patio will have 70 seats. Hours are 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-midnight Friday, 9 a.m.-midnight Saturday, and 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday.

The newest location of Saltgrass Steak House is now open at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The casual steakhouse from Landry's Inc. does steaks, seafood, burgers, poultry, barbecue fare, and more. 

Ken Bridge, who started Pink's Pizza a little less than 20 years ago, then sold his majority ownership share to restaurateur Ian Vaughn, is reclaiming the local chain with a goal of taking it national. According to a release Tuesday, Bridge's Delicious Concepts Restaurant Group—which also runs Blackbird Izakaya, Ritual, The Ready Room, and Shepherd Park Draught House—is buying back the chain, hoping to close on a deal within the next two months. As part of the reacquisition, Bridge plans to integrate a smartphone app called Roovy into the restaurant's operations, giving customers an opportunity to use only the app when ordering and paying for pizza.

Show Comments
In this Article

Editor’s Pick

Shepherd Park Draught House

Beer, Pub Grub 3402 N Shepherd Dr

Shepherd Park Draught House solved the problem of where to get good food past midnight in Garden Oaks when it first opened in late 2011, and it’s been solvin...

The Ready Room

Cocktails, Live Entertainment, Lounge 2626 White Oak Dr.

A cocktail bar with a dimly lit, bluesy vibe that take its cues from Houston history, with concoctions straight from the neighborhoods. Live jazz and blues o...

Editor’s Pick

Ritual

$$$ American/New American, Southern 602 Studewood St.

At this casual craft-beer-and-burgers spot, a partnership with Black Hill Meats rancher Felix Flores ensures that the flesh, butchered in-house, is always fr...

Blackbird Izakaya

$ Japanese 1221 W. 11th St.

Pink's Pizza

$ Pizza Multiple Locations

Pink’s delivers, but pizza lovers should drop in occasionally anyway for dinner and a show. The entertainment? Watching pizzaiolos expertly hand-toss the dou...

Saltgrass Steakhouse

American/New American 1502 Seawall Blvd.

Postino

$$ American/New American 642 Yale St.

Velvet Taco

$ American/New American, Mexican/Tex-Mex 4819 Washington Ave.

Travel the world in a tortilla at this link in the small, Dallas-based chain. There are Mexican-style tacos, but others include Israeli couscous, chicken tik...

FM Kitchen and Bar

$$ American/New American, Hamburgers 1112 Shepherd Dr.

Chef Ryan Hildebrand, formerly of Triniti, is behind this updated ice house. Beer and burgers are the expected centerpiece, but there are also craft cocktail...