Hot Chef Checks In at Montrose's Newest Boutique-Hotel Restaurant

Hot Chef Checks In at Montrose's Newest Boutique-Hotel Restaurant

A rendering of Hotel Saint Augustine (courtesy of Lake Flato Architects and Ten Eyck Landscape Architect)

CELEBRATED CHEF Aaron Bludorn is on a roll. After successfully opening three Houston restaurants including the recent Bar Bludorn, he has set his sights on the boutique Hotel Saint Augustine to open this fall.


From the acclaimed Bunkhouse group, Montrose’s elegant Hotel Saint Augustine will feature all-day restaurant Perseid alongside an intimate lobby bar plus event spaces also helmed by chef-restaurateur Bludorn. The menu will pay homage to the global influences defining Houston’s food through dishes that sit at the intersection of refined comfort and classic technique.

"Perseid is a bistro through the eyes of Houston," Bludorn said in a statement. "Meaning, we are using the ingredients and inspiration from Houston’s diverse population to create a bistro menu that is accessible and exciting. My inspiration is drawn from bistros in Paris and Lyon and their ability to be consistent and timeless. I have always thought, ‘What if we had that, but with Houston as a backdrop?’ and now we will with Perseid."

Meanwhile, at still new but profoundly popular Bar Bludorn in Hedwig Village, things are really heating up. For more on our first visit, see here.

A rendering of Perseid (courtesy of Post Company)

Partners in Bludorn, Cherif Mbodji and Aaron Bludorn (photo by Julie Soefer)

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