Virtual food hall opens in Cypress; Smoke Stack Bar-B-Q coming to Kingwood and more Houston-area news


The Smoking Joint is now open under the umbrella of Click Click Chew virtual food hall in Cypress. (Courtesy Kirsten Gilliam)

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Locatelli’s owners launch virtual food hall Click Click Chew in Cypress

The venture features four different cuisine concepts under one roof, allowing customers to order from multiple restaurants with a single transaction, according to a news release.

Bay Area

Variance not required for League City restaurant to sell alcohol near school

A new restaurant coming to League City will sell alcohol within 300 feet of a school, but certain details about how that distance is measured means League City City Council approval was not required for the restaurant.

Hobby Airport unveils Houston-inspired mural in hopes of a 2026 World Cup bid

The Houston Airport System, in collaboration with the Houston 2026 World Cup Bid Committee, unveiled a 10,000-square-foot mural at William P. Hobby Airport on Oct. 12.


Psychiatry of Texas to move to new location off of Hwy. 249 in Spring

On Nov. 1, Psychiatry of Texas will be moving to 7877 Willow Chase Blvd., Houston.

Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood

Smoke Stack Bar-B-Q coming to Centre at Northpark in Kingwood

Smoke Stack Bar-B-Q will be opening its newest location Oct. 15 in the Centre at Northpark, located at 1414 Northpark Drive, Ste. F, Kingwood.

Bellaire-Meyerland-West University

Healthy neighborhood eatery Original ChopShop coming soon to the Galleria area

Original ChopShop will celebrate its grand opening at 5018 San Felipe St., Houston, on Oct. 15 with exclusive guest offers, the eatery announced Oct. 12.

Jake Magee, Sierra Rozen, Emily Lincke, Hunter Marrow and Danica Lloyd contributed to this report.