Restaurant News

Openings & Closings: House of Pies Shutters Temporarily, Good Dog Preps For Brick-And-Mortar & A Look At 2014

There weren't any permanent closure announcements this week, but two restaurants are now temporarily closed -- one because of a fire, and the other because of a brick-and-mortar expansion.

The roof of the House of Pies on Kirby caught on fire late on Wednesday night, forcing the pie shop to temporarily close its doors. Kaitlin Steinberg reports that the electrical blaze broke out around 10:45 p.m. in the restaurant's ceiling. Khaled Khalaf, whose family owns the restaurant, told Steinberg there were approximately 70 customers in the building at the time; no injuries were reported. "We'll reopen as soon as possible," Khalaf said. "Most of the damage is on the outside. It's an easy fix. It's just the roof." According to manager Greg Smith, House of Pies will be open by Thanksgiving.

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Molly Dunn
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