Eight Row Flint to Open New Location in Second Ward This Fall

Agricole Hospitality’s regular march eastward continues. The hospitality group from business veterans Morgan Weber, Ryan Pera, and Vincent Huynh has introduced that in late fall they may open a second location of their immensely in style Heights ice home, Eight Row Flint, in Second Ward. The group already has three institutions—Indianola, Miss Carousel, and Vinny’s—positioned in EaDo, however this shall be their first foray into Second Ward, which is changing into fairly an eat-and-drink vacation spot of late on account of burgeoning sizzling spots like The Plant, which homes buzzy ideas comparable to Café Louie, Methods to Survive on Land and Sea, and Popston.

The brand new location of Eight Row Flint shall be housed within the former digs of now-defunct Night time Shift Bar (3502 Harrisburg Blvd), which is conveniently positioned alongside METRORail’s Inexperienced Line, permitting patrons easy accessibility from Downtown to the bar. One famous good thing about the brand new constructing is that it comes with a full kitchen, which can allow this second location of Eight Row Flint to supply visitors expanded meals choices. The unique location has gained a loyal following on account of its modern cocktail checklist, which incorporates Texas-centric prospers like 5 completely different iterations of Ranch Water, and it’ll proceed that legacy at its new Second Ward location, which can supply the identical drink menu. 

The brand new location shall be led by a staff of longtime Eight Row Flint crew members. Present basic supervisor Christina Ramey, who has been with the ice home because it launched over eight years in the past, will now oversee each areas as the brand new Eight Row Flint idea supervisor. The present assistant supervisor of the Heights location, Christian Garza, will switch to the Second Ward location because the idea’s basic supervisor. In the meantime, chef Marcelo Garcia, who has been with Agricole Hospitality since 2013, will step into the function of govt chef of Eight Row Flint and can oversee meals operations for each areas. 

“We’re so pleased with what we’ve constructed at Eight Row Flint during the last eight years. With this being our first idea enlargement, it’s a extremely thrilling second for us,” mentioned house owners Weber, Pera, and Huynh in an announcement. “Nurturing our workers and watching them develop is without doubt one of the most rewarding components of being enterprise house owners. We couldn’t be happier for these three key staff members—Christina, Christian, and Marcelo—to develop alongside the Eight Row Flint idea as they improve their duties and tackle these new roles.”  

Whereas that is the group’s first idea enlargement, it isn’t the one venture they’re engaged on proper now. As lined by Houstonia earlier this summer season, Agricole Hospitality plans to open laid-back dive bar EZ’s Liquor Lounge, positioned subsequent door to their rustic Italian restaurant, Coltivare, on White Oak Drive later this summer season—which actually means nearly any day now.


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