It’s official: Chris Shepherd’s UB Preserv is open for business.

The new iteration of Underbelly held a soft opening May 8 at 1609 Westheimer, according to a press release. The restaurant seats 80 people and is inspired by Houston’s diversity and culture.

The James Beard Award-winner and his business partner, Kevin Floyd, worked with Houston-based Collaborative to renovate the new location. It includes some design elements — wood, tables, chairs, art, photo-wall and doors — from Underbelly,…

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Chris Shepherd’s UB Preserv finally debuts