First Look at Coltivare in The Heights
Waiting for a much-anticipated restaurant to open is a delicious dilemma, and last week a dozen food writers were able to a first glimpse (and taste) at Coltivare, the new casual Italian dinner spot from "the Revival Market guys" Morgan Weber and Ryan Pera.
Photos by Christina Uticone Coltivare blends rustic and elegant, without being precious.
Slated to open on Wednesday, January 22, Coltivare had been wrangling with the city of Houston over parking, an issue that has finally been resolved to allow the restaurant to keep its 3,000-square-foot urban garden, from which the restaurant will source menu ingredients. During our brief tour of the garden, Weber and Pera explained that their goal was to always have a working garden, not something merely ornamental, and they estimated that the fight over keeping the space cost them six to seven months during the planning process.
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