Brunch is now available at James Harden's Thirteen. Well, not available NOW because that would mean Monday brunch, which ... wow that would be something. No, brunch is available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, and reservations are necessary. Items to look for include deep-fried strawberry cheesecake French toast, Cajun seafood boil and grits, and seared yellowfin tuna topped with spicy guacamole and a balsamic glaze. For more, visit the Thirteen website.
Your kids can eat free at The Galleria. Through May 31, buy one adult entrée and present or mention this offer to get a free kids meal at Blanco Tacos + Tequila, La Madeleine Country French Café, Peli Peli South African Kitchen, Poke Fresh, and Shake Shack. What the restaurants may offer for the kids meal will vary—for example, Peli Peli offers five meal options while Poke Fresh is offering a California roll meal and boba tea.
Last week, Space Center Houston announced a partnership with Wolfgang Puck Catering to oversee operations at its new The Food Lab. The lab is partially open with a coffee bar called Grounds Control and a market (called The Market), which offers grab-and-go salads, sandwiches, hot entrées, and snacks. Bruce Ross, a Fort Worth-raised chef who has worked in private clubs and recently for ExxonMobil, is the executive chef at Space Center Houston. For more on The Food Lab, click here.
According to CultureMap, Ixím will open later this month at Bravery Chef Hall. The Mexican concept that'll serve meat and seafood dishes comes from Tim Reading, who spent two years at Caracol under Hugo Ortega. CultureMap reports that fellow former Caracol chef Rebecca Aguirre will join him as sous chef.