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River Oaks District ‘brunch boutique’ Tiny Hen now open up

Everything’s coming up roses at a new floral-flocked “brunch boutique” now open up at River Oaks District, 4444 Westheimer.

Tiny Hen, the to start with Texas outpost of the Miami-dependent cafe, is a pastel-colored enclave for Anglophiles looking for English-influenced breakfast, brunch and afternoon tea. Having up house in the previous East Hampton Sandwich space at ROD, Minimal Hen features just about 2,700 sq. ft of blooming bouquets, floral prints and very styled tabletops together with a 1,050-sq.-foot champagne backyard garden.

Style details include chandeliers, velvet chairs and lace-embroidered cushions. And Very little Hen desires you to glimpse the element for this pink-hued indulgence. In accordance to its site, the cafe suggests a “glamorous gown code” of “smart chic” (that implies no tank tops, lively don or beach don males are not permitted to wear flip flops or athletics sandals).

Little Hen, an English-inspired restaurant offering breakfast, brunch, and afternoon tea, opens its first Texas location at River Oaks District.

Little Hen, an English-encouraged restaurant offering breakfast, brunch, and afternoon tea, opens its initially Texas spot at River Oaks District.

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The menu includes avocado toast, yogurt and berry parfait, omelets, egg dishes (a assortment of Benedicts, steak and eggs, chilaquiles, goat cheese frittata, egg and pork carnitas tacos), chicken and waffle, French toast, waffles, pancakes (including signature rose petal pancakes with rose h2o-infused syrup), salads, and pastries. Afternoon tea contains a assortment of petits fours, sandwiches, and scones served with a option of tea and the option of bubbles. The cocktail method delivers mimosas, champagne, and signature cocktails this sort of as the Champagne Sweet Cloud topped with a halo of cotton sweet and sprinkled with rose petals.

Table top at Little Hen, Miami.

Desk top rated at Small Hen, Miami.


“We’re thrilled to be increasing Minor Hen into Houston, which, until eventually now, has not been residence to an elevated breakfast boutique,” reported Small Hen founder and operator Enrique Altamirano, who has destinations in Miami and Weston, Fla. “At Tiny Hen, we offer an eclectic European-motivated menu with American classics and Mexican specialties, alongside with an elevated tea provider into a entirely immersive practical experience that is truly contrary to everything else. We’re amazingly fired up about introducing Houstonians to our manufacturer and our exclusive design and style and look forward to bringing a mouth watering and stunning place to Houston where by breakfast and brunch is not only for the weekends, but a each day knowledge.”

Small Hen will be open up from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday by way of Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Reservations will be out there through 

Greg Morago writes about foods for the Houston Chronicle. Stick to him on Fb or Twitter. Deliver him information strategies at [email protected]. Hear him on our BBQ Point out of Intellect podcast to find out about Houston and Texas barbecue lifestyle.