This checklist is being regularly up to date — please be affected person and test again as we obtain and add extra data for different locations throughout the realm. Owners can email us if their companies are up and working. Clearly, it’s not protected to drive on icy roads, and solely those that are completely determined ought to contemplate venturing out in any respect. Even then, they need to solely go to the closest open locations the place their primary wants might be met.
As many within the Better Houston space address energy outages which have lasted in some instances for greater than 24 hours, together with final evening, the place temperatures fell to as little as 11 levels, and with a wind-chill issue beneath zero, sure elements emerged to attract stark traces between essentially the most and least lucky.
Fireplaces, camp stoves, turbines and pure fuel have confirmed invaluable. These with out, although, are scrambling. Many went chilly and hungry final evening. Some resorted to basically dwelling of their vehicles, which not less than provided warmth and a method to cost cell gadgets, or risked perilous journeys to succeed in areas that also had energy and sizzling meals. (Word: it’s of huge significance to do that outdoors in well-ventilated areas to keep away from carbon monoxide poisoning. Some have already died from it.)
Now 24 hours with out energy. Working low on meals we don’t have to prepare dinner and fuel to cost gadgets within the automotive. That is fairly dangerous.
Confronted with the urgent wants of most of the people, some restaurant and different enterprise house owners are planning to reopen on Tuesday, February 16, whereas additionally attempting to maintain workers protected by not requiring them to report back to work. Those that enterprise out ought to convey a dose of persistence and anticipate a wait, as workers will likely be extraordinarily restricted.
To that finish, here’s a checklist of what’s open, organized by neighborhood. We do advocate checking social media or calling forward as issues can change quickly, comparable to all of the sudden shedding energy or promoting out of meals.
H-E-B: The Better Houston-area shops are only open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16. Anticipate traces. The identical goes for the H-E-B-owned Central Market, Mi Tienda and Joe V’s Sensible Store (though the Joe V’s at Victory and Shepherd is totally closed right this moment). That stated: author Sandra Crittenden informs us that
“the H-E-B in Sugar Land opened at 10 a.m., however had no method to run the registers as a result of they don’t have energy.” So, try to name the shop earlier than you try and go there.
KPRC Channel 2 has a list of warming centers in various areas. Make certain and skim the descriptions, as some are pretty small and doubtless already full, and others don’t enable pets.
Moderno Tex-Mex & Tacos, 10455 Briar Forest:
Proprietor John Moore is personally manning the flattop right this moment to toast tortillas for tacos and extra. Replace: sadly, the restaurant misplaced energy and is once more quickly closed.
Asadero TXMX Grill, 721 West Davis: This cease for fajitas, enchiladas and different Tex-Mex staples must be open round 11 a.m.
Edit: We’re going to open as quickly as we will. Needs to be open by 11.
Good morning everybody, attributable to extreme chilly climate,…
Chevron, 4423 San Felipe: Whereas serving to vacationers within the Galleria space discover any form of meals final evening, we discovered this was the one fuel station within the space that was open and with an attendant who answered the cellphone.
Boomtown Coffee, 242 West nineteenth: There’s no meals (and no kitchen), nevertheless it has energy and piping-hot craft espresso, and that’s value loads proper now.
The Burger Joint, 2002 North Shepherd: Opens at 11 a.m. for to go solely. Choose up burgers, sizzling canines and sides comparable to fries, onion rings and mac and cheese. Order a milkshake if you happen to’re feeling sassy.
Harold’s, 350 West nineteenth:
There’s snow place like house.
However if you wish to get out for a bit. Harold’s is open right this moment from 11 am-5 pm for Dine-In, To-Go & Curbside Choose-Up.
Onion Creek, 3106 White Oak Blvd.: Opens at 11 a.m. for sandwiches, burgers, pizza and extra. They’ve a killer espresso counter, too, which might actually hit the spot proper now.
The Taco Stand, 2018 North Shepherd: Opens at 11 a.m. for drive-through solely to serve assorted tacos, quesadillas and burritos in housemade corn and flour tortillas.
Brasil, 2604 Dunlavy: The dependable café and coffeehouse is open for espresso and breakfast. Barring any energy outages, the workers expects to have the ability to serve lunch and dinner, too.
The Burger Joint, 2703 Montrose: Opens at 11 a.m. for to go solely. Choose up burgers, sizzling canines and sides comparable to fries, onion rings and mac and cheese. Order a milkshake if you happen to’re feeling sassy.
Good Morning Houston!!
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Empire Cafe, 1732 Westheimer: In keeping with its Instagram account, this neighborhood favourite is open for enterprise right this moment (We known as however didn’t get a solution). Whether it is certainly open, search for baked items, all-day breakfast and various soups, sandwiches, salads and pastas. Plus espresso — a number of espresso.
La Mexicana, 1018 Fairview: This long-running stalwart of Mexican fare is up-and-running. Anticipate that it’s going to be a little bit understaffed, as not all workers would possibly be capable to make it to work.
Hello all will likely be open for lunch right this moment off the 290 space at 8121 Castleford st. 11-2! Drive by the gate come straight…
Pho-jita Food Truck: As famous above, the truck is serving its Thai-Mexican fusion delicacies simply off of 290 in Northwest Houston (nearest main cross-streets are Tidwell and Blalock).
JERSEY VILLAGERS— we will likely be open this morning at round 9am with FREE espresso and sizzling breakfast. We’ve had beneficiant…
Senate Avenue Brewing Company, 16000 Dillard, Jersey Village: The brewery has opened as a warming heart, is serving espresso and is even welcoming individuals to cost their cell telephones. Whereas it had some breakfast meals as of this morning, anticipate that these would possibly run out.
Rice Navy/Washington Avenue
Whereas we don’t have specifics but, reader Pablo Valqui stories that the “space has electrical energy or not less than most of it as I noticed. Gasoline stations and a few shops and eating places are open.”
Jenni’s Noodle House, 3111 Shepherd: Heat up with comforting plates of dumplings, egg rolls and steamed edamame or go for warming bowls of Vietnamese soup, rice and noodles. The noodle store is open right this moment (February 16) 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. for takeout. Name (713) 523-7600 to order.
Caroline’s, A Healthy Eatery, 9440 Louetta, Spring: Proprietor Caroline Cobell made it to work and is making soup and sizzling espresso.
After seeing so many with out energy and in search of locations which are open we now have made the choice to open tomorrow, Tuesday 2/16. This can embrace our eating room. Nonetheless, we’re NOT requiring workers to return in. We’re planning on it simply being us so please have some persistence with us as it could take longer than regular tomorrow for issues. We’ll see you guys at 11 tomorrow!
2 Guys 1 Pit BBQ, 11711 Spring Cypress, (832) 559-3923: The house owners are opening at 11 a.m. — and never anticipating workers to make a harmful drive to work to assist, so have persistence and anticipate traces. Whereas the menu could also be restricted right this moment, the joint usually serves conventional Texas barbecue, comparable to lean or moist brisket, pulled pork, pork ribs and extra, in addition to sides.