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September 2019- Houston

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River Oaks District's Skywaves @georgie_ofthejungle 16 DIVE INTO OUR DIGITAL WORLD PAPERCITYMAG.COM MEMORIAL'S RESTAURANT ROW A neighborhood without neighborhood restaurants is like Destiny's Child without Beyoncé. The soul is missing. Memorial City, continuing its push to evolve far beyond the mall, is getting neighborhood spots in a new restaurant row. A new Kirby Ice House with a larger patio than the original, plans to open by college basketball's 2020 March Madness. Mia's Table, the causal eatery from Johnny Carrabba, and a new Torchy's Taco are both set to follow. Read more at memorial-city-restaurants. KITCHEN OF DREAMS SUMMER OF SHEPHERD SILICON BAYOU Food halls seem to be opening up everywhere in Houston, but Bravery Chef Hall jumps into the fray with a secret weapon. The food hall on the ground fl oor of Hines' Aris Market Square high-rise unveiled a state of the art Gaggenau kitchen. The kitchen is a showstopper that's designed to attract visiting celebrity chefs and serve as the stage for ambitious pop-ups. "It's a customized Bentley for your kitchen," Gaggenau's Suly Weissman tells PaperCity. Another bonus? The Bravery team has two apartments at Aris to house visiting chefs. Read more at Houston chef Chris Shepherd enjoyed the type of summer they write songs about. First, Robb Report named him the world's best chef — an honor that still stuns Shepherd. Then, he debuted One Fifth Gulf Coast, the fourth restaurant in his audacious scheme of opening a new restaurant every year in the same location (1658 Westheimer). For research, Shepherd and his team explored the shrimp shacks and meat markets of Louisiana's small towns. After all, Shepherd is all about being authentic. That's what Robb Report fell in love with. Read more at fth. The 1939 Art Deco building that housed Sears is being transformed into The Ion, an innovation center designed to help Houston become a new tech hub. The massive 270,000-square-foot space will headline Houston's new four-mile innovation corridor along Main Street in Midtown. Rice has already pledged to spend up to $100 million. "It's the same kind of innovation and imagination that it took to land a man on the moon 50 years ago and led the world to call Houston Space City. Now, we're sprinting toward becoming Silicon Bayou," says Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. Read more at NEWSLETTER SIGN-UP D on't be the last to get the new PC Daily. Our redesigned, expanded editorial newsletters put the entire city right in your inbox. Get Houston's top fashion, restaurant, real estate, society, and art news — and more — fi ve times a week. Sign up at newsletter. Bravery Chef Hall @papercityhouston Street artist Mr. D @catherinedanspon #PCSEEN WHAT OUR EDITORS ARE UP TO, DIGITALLY. Chris Shepherd The Ion Bravery Chef Hall Memorial City LIKE: FOLLOW: @papercitymag TWEET: @papercitymag GET SOCIAL:

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