Casa Nomad opens Sept. 23 at M-K-T Heights development

Casa Nomad will open Sept. 23 in the M-K-T Heights development at 600 N. Shepherd Drive, Houston. (Courtesy Michael Anthony)
Casa Nomad will open Sept. 23 in the M-K-T Heights development at 600 N. Shepherd Drive, Houston. (Courtesy Michael Anthony)

Casa Nomad will open Sept. 23 in the M-K-T Heights development at 600 N. Shepherd Drive, Houston. (Courtesy Michael Anthony)

Casa Nomad will open Sept. 23 in the M-K-T Heights development at 600 N. Shepherd Drive, Houston. Offering food and atmosphere reminiscent of a coastal Mexican restaurant, the restaurant’s concept comes from Roland Keller, Tyler Barrera and Keith Doyle—the same hospitality trio behind Wicklow Heights.

“Tulum has for a longtime been one of our favorite travel destinations,” Keller said in a statement. “With Casa Nomad, we wanted to bring a slice of Tulum to Houston so Houstonians can experience in their own backyard the bohemian vibe that makes Tulum such a special place for us.”Food at Casa Nomad is inspired by coastal Mexican cities. (Courtesy Michael Anthony)

The eatery is housed entirely on a 28-seat outdoor covered patio with an overhead rope canopy, sky-blue tile-adorned walls and perimeters planted with tropical vegetation.

The menu specializes in Mayan-inspired fare from Executive Chef Vincent Forchelli. Offerings include truffle crema-dressed tuna crudo tostadas, guajillo marmalade-topped bone marrow, and skirt steak adorned with salsa matcha and mushroom agridulce that will be served with corn tortillas.

A tropical cocktail menu that was curated by Barrera offers beachy and summery libations, including the El Centote, featuring green chartreuse, Vago Elote Mezcal, elote liqueur, pineapple, velvet falernum and demerara garnished with mint and a pineapple slice.



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