Interested in getting the lowdown on the newest businesses to open in Houston? From a traditional American chain to a fitness studio, read on for the newest spots to debut around town.
A new addition to Greater Uptown, Merus Grill is a traditional American spot that's located at 1180-1 Uptown Park Blvd.
This upscale spot is part of a Nashville-based restaurant group that operates 46 other establishments, according to Eater.com. The dining room can seat up to 200 people, who may choose between entrees like the prime New York strip (aged certified Angus beef), redfish with czarina sauce (classic New Orleans cream-based sauce) or Merus crab cakes. The eatery also has salads, sandwiches and a rotating list of housemade desserts. (Check out the rest of the menu here.)
Whole Foods Market
Stop by 515 Elgin St. and you'll find the latest grocery store and health market for coffee and tea to arrive in town. Whole Foods Market has added a new location in Midtown.
Whole Foods is an Austin-based franchise with more than 480 outposts across the country. The newest location is the anchor of a mixed-use development with an apartment complex located above the store, according to Houston Business Journal.
The store offers natural and organic foods. It has a deli, a bakery, smoked meats and pantry essentials, as well as produce, dairy and bulk sections. There's also a sandwich shop, taqueria, a JuiceLand chain and a self-serve Briggo coffee machine within the store.
Stroll past 1121 Uptown Park Blvd., Suite 9, in Greater Uptown and you'll find Revolution Studio, an interval training gym and yoga and cycling class spot.
This fitness chain has two other Houston-area locations. The studio is open seven days a week and offers circuit training, heated yoga sessions and high-intensity cycling classes in a stadium-style studio.