JANUARY 31–FEBRUARY 6, 2012
Closing: The Red House Pizzeria, 1917 Manor Rd.
Red House is on “hiatus” while searching for a new location.
Closing: Horne & Decker, 2323 N. Henderson.
Shawn Horne will be opening Monty’s Café in Fort Worth on February 14, 2012.
Opening February 2: The Union Bear, 3699 McKinney Ave.
Matt Spillers, the talent behind Eno’s Pizza Tavern and Oddfellows, is betting that Dallasites want craft beer, good tricked-out comfort food, and a cool space to chill all mixed together. For more information, go to unionbear.com.
Opening January 31: The Woodshed Smokehouse, 3201 Riverfront Dr.
Celebrity chef Tim Love’s new gig features smoked, grilled, and roasted meats (and more) in an open-air spot along the banks of the Trinity River. For more information and to make reservations (accepting online reservations only through February 3), go to woodshedsmokehouse.com.
Opening February 1: The Burger Guys, 907 Franklin.
Burger lovers can now go to two spots to get their fix.
Opening February 2: Uchi Houston, 904 Westheimer Rd.
Über chef (and recent James Beard award winner) Tyson Cole is taking his highly successful sushi concept to Houston. For more information and to make reservations, go to uchirestaurants.com.
Opening February 6: Resie’s Chicken & Waffles, 2401 Mangum Rd.
Is there anything better for the soul than this combo?
Opening February 4: Sustenio, Hotel Eilan, 17103 La Cantera.
Chef Stephan Pyles, one of the pioneers of Southwestern cuisine, consulted on this chic restaurant in the new boutique resort just outside the city. For more information and to make reservations, go to elianhotel.com.
Opening February 6: Hard Eight Pit Bar-B-Q, on North Oak.
This family-owned BBQ joint (the flagship opened in Stephenville in 1998) is sure to give Babe’s (also on the town’s main drag) a run for its money. For more information, go to hardeightbbq.com.