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The Heights restaurant BCK recently announced it would be ceasing operations on Friday, Fat Boots Trailer Park Bar is opening on Washington Avenue and Ovinnik Brewing will open in Timbergrove. 

The patio and dining room were both good options during my recent visit to Porta’Vino on Washington Avenue. The airy atmosphere bid me to choose to sit inside, and with windows letting plenty of natural light in, the space felt open and welcoming.

The appeal of the Heights as a neighborhood might be different for everyone. For me it’s the expansive and continually growing restaurant scene.

With the weather being so nice the last week, I’ve been getting outside more and more. The wind might still have a coolness to it, but I don’t think I’m wrong in saying it’s time to enjoy ice cream outside again.

H-E-B, which has Heights-area locations at 2300 N. Shepherd Dr. and 3663 Washington Ave., has resumed its “H-E-B Quest for Texas Best” search. The annual contest samples food and beverage products from around the state to see which ones win the honor of being featured at all of the Texas gro…

Ramon Soriano, the owner of La Calle Tacos, said the restaurant business is in his blood. He will open the third Houston location of La Calle on Ella Boulevard at the end of September.

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Walking into the meat section or up to the glass case at a local butcher shop can be like entering a confusing world of steaks. Each cut can bring something different to the plate.

Caffeine Crawl is making its way back to Houston for its eighth year. This Friday and Saturday, the crawl will route participants to get a taste of Houston’s coffee, tea and chocolate scene, including shops in the area.

After opening a location in the Heights at 499 W. 19th St., Common Bond Bistro & Bakery quickly became a neighborhood favorite. The cafe then opened a drive-thru, on-the-go concept in the Heights during the COVID-19 pandemic at 601 Heights Blvd.

The popular Heights brunch spot Down House, 1801 Yale St., announced via social media on Wednesday that its last day of service was Feb. 21.

Even though there’s a multitude of area couples who try to avoid Valentine’s Day crowds at restaurants by celebrating the holiday of love before or after Feb. 14, Valentine’s Day is still a day of packed restaurants.

Jellyfish Sushi - located on the corner of Ella Blvd and W 34th street, is a unique dining spot that prides itself on serving reasonably-priced cuts of fish and creative sushi rolls. This Japanese restaurant is in the same shopping center with local favorites such as Shipley Do-Nuts and The …