Here’s the latest news in Houston’s restaurant scene:

Dallas-based Lombardi Family Concepts closed Taverna Pizzeria and Risotteria, located in the River Oaks District at 4444 Westheimer, suite A-120, a spokesperson confirmed. A new concept called Bijou will open in its place.

The Italian eatery opened in the mixed-use development in 2016, and it shuttered a few weeks ago, said an employee at Toulouse Cafe & Bar, a sister concept also in River Oaks District. CultureMap reported that Taverna is…

Houston Biz Journal
Restaurant roundup: River Oaks District restaurant closes, Roman-style pizzeria aims to open late July