A new Tulum-inspired lounge and Mexican restaurant is opening Sept. 23.

 Casa Nomad will be located in the M-K-T development at 600 N. Shepherd Drive in the Heights.

 It is the latest project by Roland Keller, Keith Doyle and Tyler Barerra, the hospitality team behind Wicklow Heights, according to a Wednesday news release from Daniel Renfrow of Public Content. 

 Casa Nomad will feature a “tropical-inspired” cocktail menu and serve “beacy Mayan-inspired fare “ according to the news release.  

 The restaurant and lounge is housed entirely on an 800-square foot covered patio.

 Casa Nomad will be open Wednesday-Saturday from 4 p.m.-midnight.

 For more information, email info@casanomadhtx.com.

Upscale Southern restaurant plants roots in Sawyer Yards

An upscale Southern restaurant that bills itself as “Houston’s Saturday night social dining spot” opened over the summer at 2313 Edwards St. in the Sawyer Yards area.

Kiss serves Cajun and Southern-inspired fare such as the NOLA stuffed chicken and crab beignets. The cocktail menu features items like the peaches and cream, a Hennessy-based mixed drink with peach schnapps, Chambord, cranberry, orange, peach bitters and Grand Marnier foam. 

Kiss is open from 5 p.m.-midnight Tuesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. for Saturday brunch, 5 p.m.-midnight for Saturday dinner, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. for Sunday brunch and 5-11 p.m. for Sunday dinner. 

For more information, call 281-974-1759.

Henderson Heights Pub hosts Oktoberfest for Hurricane Ida relief 

A local pub is becoming a bier haus for a good cause. 

Henderson Heights Pub, 908 Henderson St., is hosting its annual Oktoberfest beer festival from 3-11 p.m. Oct. 2. 

The event’s $5 entrance fee will go to a relief fund to aid those affected by Hurricane Ida, according to the pub. 

For $35, a VIP ticket covers entrance fee, plus a traditional stein mug and two German draft beers.

At Oktoberfest, guests can enjoy German beers on tap, cocktails, bratwurst and live music.

In addition, a Stein-holding contest, Das Boot beer-drinking contest and costume contest will be held. 

To purchase tickets online, visit the following link: 



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