Memorial’s wait for its new wine bar ends next week. WineCafe postman, the Arizona-based wine bar and coffee shop with locations in The Heights and Montrose, is due to open its third Houston area restaurant on August 9 at the Town & Country Village Mall (791 Town and Country Blvd.).
Postino is known for its lavish happy hour, which features $ 5 wine by the glass and $ 5 32-ounce mugs of beer for $ 5 daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mix of snacks to share, cheese and sausage boards, and a wide variety of options Bruschettas.
The 4,500-square-foot location will evoke the neighborhood’s history, such as walls adorned with vintage advertisements from the 50s and 60s, as well as modern mid-century lounge chairs and a communal table set under a vintage chandelier made of Murano glass. An indoor and outdoor bar and a spacious terrace offer plenty of space for drinking and dining outdoors.
Expect the café’s 300-square-foot art installation covered with 27,805 keys hanging on social media. Postino founder and CEO Lauren Bailey previewed the creation on her personal Instagram.
As CultureMap first reported in December, the memorial area has long been on Postino’s radar. Residents of the area who got to know the facility while driving within the loop wanted one for themselves.
“I really love this neighborhood,” said Bailey. “I drove over there and saw it and got into the history of Town & Country. It seems like a good place, especially with so many residential areas. “
Postino opens Monday to Friday at 11 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 9 a.m.