I have received word from Shelley Elham, owner of Table Seven Bistro and District 7 Grill, that the space on Durham which was formerly Rare Bar will become Table Seven Bistro.
When I first reported the transition here a few days ago I had not yet received word from owners Shelley and Babak Elham about their intentions for the space at 700 Durham. Today, I can confirm that it will, in fact, be the second incarnation of Table Seven Bistro. The first, located at 720 Fannin, opened in 2008.
Table Seven is an elegant restaurant unique to Houston. The menu features steak, fish and pasta in the $15-$20 range.
"We will be open for lunch and dinner [daily] and brunch on the weekends," explains Elham. "The menu for lunch and brunch will be the same" as the other location, but "our dinner menu will be a whole new menu."Executive Chef Anthony Bolt, formerly of Daily Review and Shade, is at the helm in the kitchen so it should be delightful to explore the new creations.
The transition promises to be relatively quick.
"Our target," say Shelley Elham " is to have a soft opening around November 15."
I, for one, will be looking forward to it.