An old Heights staple in Kraftsmen Baking may have closed its doors earlier this year, but there is a new eatery coming to its old spot in the Heights.
According to a filing with the Texas Department of Licensing and Registration (TDLR), Dandelion Café will be renovating the space at the Heights Clock Tower, 611 W. 22nd St., for its newest location. This will be the second location in the Houston area for Dandelion Café, joining the original restaurant at 5405 Bellaire Blvd.
The restaurant’s website says it offers “high-end” breakfast and lunch options for customers including breakfast sandwiches, bagels, omelets, and pancakes along with paninis, salads, soups, and other sandwiches. Dandelion also several different coffee and tea choices, according to the website.
According to the TDLR filing, Dandelion will be renovating the old 3,500 square-foot spot at the Heights Clock Tower for its new location, with the cost of the project estimated to be around $500,000 when all is said and done.
Construction is tentatively set to begin on the renovations on Aug. 1, according to the filing, with an estimated December completion.
For more information on Dandelion Café, visit the restaurant’s website at dandelionhouston.com or follow them on Facebook.
Houston Food bank dinner sets record for donations
The 23rd Annual Chefs’ Dinner held on May 11 at Hotel ZaZa – Museum District raised a record-breaking amount of $623,733 for the Houston Food Bank, according to a news release from the food bank.
Nearly 400 attendees came to the dinner, whose participating chefs included Ryan Pera of Heights staple Coltivare and Agricole Hospitality. The donations will help the food bank provide nearly 1.9 million meals to the Houston area for those in need of food, according to the news release.
“The Food Bank is grateful for the leadership of our chairs, Michele and Jeff Dodson, and the chefs who contributed all the ingredients for their courses,” the organization said in a statement Monday.
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