4201 Magazine St., 70115
Phone: (504) 896-7611
Status: Certified Open
Magasin Vietnamese Café is now open at the corner of Magazine and Milan Streets. Its owned and run by Kim Nguyen, a New Orleanian who has been in Houston since Katrina, working with Minh Nguyen and others at Café TH and Café TH Express. The menu covers all of the dishes one would expect from a Vietnamese café, like pho, banh mi and spring rolls, while also featuring a number of special plates like chopped filet mignon ($10.50) and and braised pork belly and eggs ($9.50). The official opening is today, though Nguyen says they opened the doors yesterday to see who would come in and were pleasantly surprised by a good crowd.
Hours: 11AM to 9PM every day.
Previous Coverage: Fall Tracking, 9/13/2011; Eater Tracking, 1/16/2012; EaterWire, 2/13/2012.
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