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Underbelly Hospitality Opens Georgia James Tavern in Downtown Houston


Chris Shepherd’s Underbelly Hospitality has introduced many tasty ideas to Houston, and now we will look ahead to another. 

On Tuesday, July 27, Underbelly Hospitality will introduce its informal, sister offshoot to their critically acclaimed Georgia James restaurant in downtown Houston, Georgia James Tavern.

In response to a press launch, Georgia James Tavern will make the most of the identical philosophies on sourcing, method, service, and a focus to element that outline Georgia James.

“I really like Georgia James,” mentioned chef and proprietor Chris Shepherd. “However I perceive that it’s not a restaurant most individuals can go to on a day by day and even weekly foundation. Georgia James Tavern is designed to be a spot the place our friends need to—and may—eat day by day.”

To assist add a few of that authentic Georgia James taste, the brand new restaurant enlists assist from a few of Underbelly's veterans. Present sous chef at Georgia James, Matthew “Tally” Coburn might be working the present as chef de delicacies on the new Georgia James outpost. An idea pushed by method, Georgia James Tavern will apply related, but scaled-down renditions of a few of their fashionable plates, like Xavi’s Membership and the 7 Vegetable Salad.

Restaurant-goers will discover that the menu is full of various choices, starting from salads, sandwiches, burgers, and, sure, cast-iron seared steaks, together with entrées cooked in a wood-burning oven.

“A tavern is a spot for folks to collect, drink and eat,” mentioned Coburn. “We need to construct a way of group with this restaurant strengthened by {our relationships} with native farmers and ranchers, and the straightforward, technique-driven menu will replicate these relationships. My aim is for our friends to really feel the tradition we create from the second they stroll within the door.”

Along with the delicacies, Georgia James Tavern will supply an in depth wine record, curated by wine director Matthew Pridgen, and a cocktail and spirits program from Underbelly's spirits director, Westin Galleymore.

To suit the informal aesthetic, the wine program will characteristic some small names alongside the extra fashionable, heavy hitters. Pridgen needs the record to supply “one thing for everybody, from the informal patio bottle to essentially the most sought-after allotted wines.”

Regardless of the again bar being loads smaller than the one at Georgia James, the tastes and high quality of the cocktails might be no totally different. A few of the basic cocktails from Georgia James may be seen on the menu, in addition to a couple of new ones that “push boundaries,” and a small record of drinks particularly designed to take to-go.

As well as, Victoria Dearmond is the brand new eatery's pastry director and curated a dessert program that's easy, and comfortable. Tasty treats on the menu embrace an apple crumble that serves as an ode to the Georgia James apple pie.

The restaurant is positioned on the bottom flooring of Market Sq. Tower, by Houston-based Nest Inside Design Group. 

Georgia James Tavern opens right now, July 27 at Houston’s Market Sq. Tower. 777 Preston. Hours: 5–10 p.m. Tuesday–Thursday, 5–11 p.m. Friday–Saturday, 5–9 p.m. Sunday. 



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