Toasted Yolk opens in League City and more: Houston-area business updates from January

(Courtesy The Toasted Yolk)
(Courtesy The Toasted Yolk)

(Courtesy The Toasted Yolk)

Read business news from the Houston area from January.

Bay Area

The Toasted Yolk now open in League City

The Toasted Yolk opened Dec. 28 at 2535 S. Gulf Freeway, League City, in Pinnacle Park. This marks the 15th location in the Houston area.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University



Michelin-star chefs bringing Italian, French cuisine to MFAH

Michelin-star chefs are expanding their New York City restaurants to new locations in the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston in the coming months, a New York-based restaurant group has announced.

Conroe-Montgomery

Harvest Market to open 'grocerant' in late January in Woodforest

Harvest Market will open at 2295 Woodforest Parkway, Montgomery, in late January, according to company representatives. The two-level “grocerant” will feature a full dining experience and a grocery store with foods from around the world. It will also feature made-to-order food, a bar, curbside pickup, and indoor and outdoor seating for dining.

Cy-Fair

Krab Kingz opens Cypress storefront

Officials with Krab Kingz confirmed the new storefront entered a soft opening phase Jan. 14 at 12640 Telge Road, Ste. D, Cypress. The business previously operated from a food truck on the same site while the restaurant was under construction.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream is coming to Montrose Collective

New York City's Van Leeuwen Ice Cream will open a location in this fall in the Montrose Collective development at 888 Westheimer Road, developer Radom Capital has confirmed.

Katy

Balanced Foods comes to Katy

Balanced Foods held its grand opening Jan. 17 at 7109 Katy Gaston Road, Katy. Owned by Cameron and Tracie Tabrizi, the store offers healthy, pre-packaged, grab-and-go meals.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Porter brewery DECA Beer Co. aims for early February opening

DECA Beer Co., a new brewery in Porter, plans to open its family-friendly taproom Feb. 5 at 25428 Loop 494, Ste. G. The taproom will feature a bar, indoor and outdoor seating, food trucks and a small selection of wines from a Texas winery.

Pearland-Friendswood

Good Vibes Burgers and Brew opening in Pearland in January

Good Vibes Burgers and Brew is opening at 1329 E. Broadway St., Pearland, on Jan. 9. The burger restaurant is opening in the former location of King’s Biergarten and Restaurant, which closed in November.

Spring-Klein

Desi Vibes TX now serving Pakistani, Caribbean cuisine in Spring

Desi Vibes TX opened Nov. 14 at 7912 Louetta Road, Spring. Owned by Mohammad Asif Rao and Kerrie Bikram, the food truck specializes in Pakistani and Caribbean cuisine with menu items ranging from chicken biryani and onion pakoras to Caribbean-style seafood fritters and jerk chicken fries.

Sugar Land-Missouri City

Locally owned hair salon House of Blu's now serving Missouri City

House of Blu's Hair Studio, a multicultural salon located at 3708 McHard Road, Ste. C, Missouri City, held a grand opening celebration Dec. 19.

The Woodlands

French Cuff Boutique brings personal styling to The Woodlands customers

Customers who seek advice on the perfect outfit or a seasonal addition to their wardrobes can find the latest styles and styling support at French Cuff Boutique in The Woodlands.

Tomball-Magnolia

Boudreaux's Boiling Shack coming to Magnolia this crawfish season

Local residents Cherie and her husband Todd Boudreaux will open a seasonal seafood boiling trailer at the corner of FM 1774 and Tudor Way in Magnolia in mid-February. Boudreaux's Boiling Shack offers seafood boiled in an original crawfish seasoning blend and will also serve boiled sausage, corn and potatoes.

Jake Magee, Matt Dulin, Anna Lotz, Danica Lloyd, Laura Aebi, Kelly Schafler, Haley Morrison, Hanna Zedaker, Claire Shoop, Ben Thompson and Adriana Rezal contributed to this report.


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