Openings & Closings: Pepper Jacks the Old Cabo Space and We Wrap Up May

Because sometimes around EOW, we like to take a little poetic license with things, here is the past week's restaurant news presented in some merry iambic pentameter:

Though downtown's lost a Mexican rest'rant, Fear not because another soon will haunt The Cabo space with patio sublime: Pepper Jacks will open there in time

More Mexican is moving in On already-crowded Navigation; Next to Ninfa's soon will be El Tiempo -- its old family

And though it's been too many a warm week Without the welcome salve of beers and freaks Moon Tower's finally making concrete plans To reopen with a vengeance for its fans

We've bid adieu to Dharma Cafe Sad farewells and come-what-mays But on its horizon has appeared A Belgian cafe with excellent beers

And finally after hopes and dreams Of eating in front of the big screen Inner Loopers will go gung-ho In Midtown: Remember the Alamo

On the next page, catch up on what you missed in this month's openings and closings (sorry, no poems there).


Agave's Grill, 2503 Preston, Pasadena, 832-487-9861 Asam Laksa Malaysian Restaurant, 3702 Cypress Creek Parkway, 281-586-8333 Bikinis Sports Bar & Grill, 25657 I-45, Spring, 281-419-7727 Brooklyn Meatball Company, 930 Main, Suite T240C (in the tunnels), 713-632-8225 Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Pleasure Pier, Galveston, 409-766-4952 The Cock & Bull Pub and Restaurant, 3659 NASA Parkway, Seabrook, 713-385-8893 Concepcion, 819 West Alabama, 713-520-7744 Guru Burgers & Crepes, 2268 Texas Drive, Sugar Land, 281-313-0026 La Lupita Mexican Cuisine & Bar, 20 Waterway Avenue, Suite 110, The Woodlands, 832-510-2111 Latitudes, 1817 Ave K, San Leon, 281-339-1110 LongHorn Steakhouse, 16746 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, 281-240-1018 N Joy Thai Restaurant, 212 Westheimer, 281-974-2235 Sweet Paris Creperie & Cafe, 2420 Rice Boulevard, 713-360-6266 The Waterman, 14302 Stewart Road, Galveston, 409-632-0233


Cafe Under the Oaks, 615 East Main, League City Coal Burger, 20 Waterway Avenue, Suite 150, The Woodlands Dharma Cafe, 1718 Houston Avenue Dolce Vita (temporarily closed after fire), 500 Westheimer Guido's Pizza Pies, 10850 Louetta Malt-N-Burger, 18003 El Camino Real The Moghul's Restaurant Lounge, 11681 Westheimer Stella Sola, 1001 Studewood Tu Casita Boricua, 15825 Bellaire Vineyard on the Square, 16135 City Walk, Sugar Land

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