Hutto venue continues expansion project

Erika and Halton Williams said they were drawn by downtown Hutto’s charm in 2014 when they decided to purchase the building now known as One Eleven East.

Two years later, the couple is expanding the 3,700-square-foot events venue by another 3,000 square feet—including a new 1,500-square-foot courtyard. The added space should be ready by the end of the year, according to the couple.

While others might have shied away from the seemingly outdated building, which was constructed in 1893 and had been vacant since the 1980s, the Williamses said they saw an opportunity to preserve history and create a unique venue.

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Akashi Asian Bistro and Sushi Bar

Akashi Asian Bistro and Sushi Bar Kingwood restaurant features Chinese, Japanese favorites on its menu

Akashi Asian Bistro and Sushi Bar offers Kingwood residents a blend of homemade Japanese and Chinese dishes.

There are more 200 menu items that owner Feiang Chan said are made from scratch, including the sauces. The use of fresh food provides a healthy meal for Lake Houston area residents.

“I keep it healthy by using less oil, so most of the food is steamed. And we use high-quality fish and meat and fresh food,” Chan said.

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