LOCAL Houston | The City Guide August 2016 - Page 10

ON OUR RADAR Famed Lucky Burger on Richmond may be gone, but Oui Bahn Mi ain’t a bad replacement. Their Vietnamese sandwiches might be just as famous as the aforementioned joint. Set to open this month, the new location to the Les Givrals Kahve family will also feature a case of their delicious desserts from Oui Desserts. www.oui-banhmi.com What started in Pearland as a carwash, morphed into a 45-seat restaurant with eight employees, and blew up within two years into a 350-seat biergarten, restaurant and entertainment destination (with 60 employees serving an average of 15,000 customers) is coming to the loop. King’s Biergarten, led by Johann “Hans” Sitter and his son Philipp Sitter, is set to open in The Heights this fall. www.kingsbiergarten.com Roost’s Chef Kevin Naderi made his appearance on season 9 of Food Network’s Beat Bobby Flay! on July 28. Watch the local chef go head-to-head against Chef Mark Vecchitto of Connecticut to see who moves on to the next round to take on Bobby Flay. www.iloveroosts.com Photography by Felix Sanchez Executive Chef, Tommy Elbashary, and B&B Proprietor, Benjamin Berg, in B&B’s dry-aging room B&B Butchers & Restaurant is one of only nine restaurants in the United States licensed to receive its certification by the Kobe Beef Association in Japan. The certification allows B&B to offer 100% authentic, A5-certified Kobe beef from 100% Tajima cattle. B&B is the only restaurant in southwest Texas to have this honor. www.bbbutchers.com 10 L O C A L | august 16