The minds behind a well-liked Houston meals truck will open a Thai espresso store in Backyard Oaks

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The owner of a Pho Jita food truck will open a permanent Thai coffee shop in Garden Oaks

Souli Phaduangdet, owner of the steadfast Thai-Mexican fusion food truck Pho-jita, is set to open a standalone restaurant in Oak Forest in the near future, according to Leader. Sa Lao Thai Cafe, 5013 N. Shepherd Drive, will focus on Thai and Laotian food. Phaduangdet told the leader that the future of the food truck, which she opened nearly a decade ago, is uncertain while she and her husband John Tapia focus on opening the restaurant. According to the Houston Business Journal, the Sa Lao Thai Café is slated to open within a month.

The critically acclaimed Burns BBQ expands to Humble

Burns BBQ, which has served smoked food at Acres Homes since 1973 and even received Anthony Bourdain awards, has opened a new grab-and-go restaurant in Humble, according to CultureMap. The new location at Kroger, 14221 E. Sam Houston Pkwy North, offers brisket, links, ribs, smoked turkey, chicken boudin and side dishes such as potatoes, mac and cheese and baked beans to eat and take away.

Rooftop Cinema Club reopens in Uptown Park

After the Rooftop Cinema Club’s Sawyer Yards pop-up closed and a brief tenure in the Drive In of Navigation, the Rooftop Cinema Club has announced that it will reopen at its original location in Uptown Park at 1700 Post Oak Boulevard. Screening tickets will go live along with this season’s film list on Wednesday, August 11th at 12 noon.

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