New in River Oaks/Upper Kirby: Goode chicken, Chinese breakfast and a new indoor nursery

Goode Bird
Goode Co.'s Goode Bird offers fried chicken and all the fixings for takeout at 5015 Kirby Drive, Houston. (Courtesy Goode Co.)

Goode Co.'s Goode Bird offers fried chicken and all the fixings for takeout at 5015 Kirby Drive, Houston. (Courtesy Goode Co.)

Take a look at some of the newest offerings now open or coming soon in the River Oaks/Upper Kirby area inside the Loop.

Bao Shi Yi Bun House opened a new location in mid-July at 3819 Kirby Drive in the Upper Kirby area. Describing itself as a modern, upscale Chinese restaurant with a focus on healthy natural flavors and breakfast dishes, including buns, dumplings and noodle dishes, Bao Shi Yi also has a location at 9715 Bellaire Blvd. in Houston’s Chinatown area. www.baoshiyibunhouse.com


Goode Co. opened a new fried chicken-focused offering called Goode Bird on July 12. The concept is offering curbside and delivery out of Goode Co.’s Armadillo Palace, 5015 Kirby Drive, Houston. The menu includes half or full chickens deep-fried or mesquite pit-roasted as well as chicken tenders, sandwiches, burgers and salads. The restaurant also offers sides and desserts. Orders can be placed by phone or through Doordash and Grubhub. 713-999-4180. www.goodecompany.com

Wet My Plant, a lifestyle blog turned indoor plant nursery, is set to open Aug. 30 at 710 W. Gray St., Ste. 1, Houston. Owners Colin Gardipee and Jessica Cohen began offering plant maintenance tips in 2018 on Instagram and will offer a retail space with an emphasis on the health benefits of plants. 281-638-5111. www.pleasewetmyplant.com


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