HOUSTON — Local favorites are expanding — and one bar is taking care to listen to its customers — in this week's Houston restaurant news.

South African restaurant makes the jump to The Woodlands

Peli Peli, a popular Houston-based South African restaurant, opened its fourth location Sept. 3 at 1201 Lake Woodlands Drive at The Woodlands Mall. 

“We’ve wanted to open in The Woodlands for a long time,” Thomas Nguyen, Peli Peli Hospitality Group co-founder and chief marketing officer, said in a release. “It’s a dream scenario that we’ve found a location that will have everything we’ve always wanted in one space — a private dining room, beautiful patio and bar — all in a community similar to that of Vintage Park, where we got our start and have developed lasting relationships."

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