Matt Johns at Poitín

Grand Beginnings

  • Leslie Nguyen and Erin Delaney 
at Bosscat
    Leslie Nguyen and Erin Delaney at Bosscat
  • Caris Williams and Rachel Townsend at Poitín
    Caris Williams and Rachel Townsend at Poitín
  • Christina Requena and Margarita Fuksman 
at Bosscat
    Christina Requena and Margarita Fuksman at Bosscat
  • Daniella Arboleda and Lorena Raull at Poitín
    Daniella Arboleda and Lorena Raull at Poitín
  • Ian Tucker at Poitín
    Ian Tucker at Poitín
  • Kelly King and Rese Akers at Bosscat
  • Matt Johns at Poitín
    Matt Johns at Poitín
  • Mayra Isais and Shawn Kesterson at Poitín
    Mayra Isais and Shawn Kesterson at Poitín

Two restaurant newbies celebrated summer openings, beginning with Bosscat Kitchen & Libation’s bars inside The James and The Ivy apartment buildings in River Oaks. Residents and guests can enjoy signature cocktails from Bosscat’s bar director Matt Sharp, plus an exclusive menu of light bites. More foodie fun awaited at Poitín, Sawyer Yards’ newest arrival. The restaurant’s grand-opening bash benefited the Orange Show Center for Visionary Art, and was full of funky touches like undercover comedians from The Secret Group and a drag show by Blackberri and friends. There was no shortage of beverages or bites — the pork belly apps were nicely washed down with colorful cocktails and beer from neighboring Holler Brewery and Green Flash Brewing Co.