Chef Justin Yu is a master at pulling flavor from his ingredients, particularly vegetables. Set in Houston’s Warehouse District, guests will hear vintage records spinning, enjoy a relaxed, industrial-chic atmosphere, and discover an unforgettable fine dining experience. Oxheart offers two six-course dinner menus: a vegetarian garden choice and an omnivore tasting menu. These series of small plates are layered with complex flavor and packed with creativity. Dishes like watermelon consomme with muscadine grapes or lightly smoked wild boar highlight fresh Texas ingredients. The restaurant only seats 30, so if you want to impress your date with a special meal, place reservations ahead of time.
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