After several delays, State Fare Kitchen & Bar will begin serving Southern comfort food in Sugar Land on July 8, according to a press release from the restaurant.

The Houston-based restaurant's second location is in Sugar Land Town Square at 15930 City Walk, Sugar Land.

State Fare offers fresh, from-scratch Texas cuisine with lunch and dinner menus available daily as well as weekday happy hour specials, weekend brunch options and Friday and Saturday late-night selections. Menu highlights include BBQ smoked brisket hash, dill pickle dip, hamburgers and "Texas Red" beef chili frito pie, all served alongside a variety of drinks and cocktails.

“We are excited to bring State Fare Kitchen & Bar to Sugar Land," chef Justin Yoakum said in the release. “The upbeat Southern cuisine is ready to rock the community with our local favorites and new late-night items."

State Fare Sugar Land is located in a 6,000-square-foot space previously occupied by Cafe Express on the corner between Japaneiro's and Baker St. Pub & Grill. 832-831-0950.