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First details on Heights-area Whole Foods 365 and restaurant news lead top stories

Details on Heights-area Whole Foods and restaurant news lead the week

Peli Peli Kitchen
A new Peli Peli Kitchen will open at the Whole Foods Market 365. Courtesy Photo

Editor's note: It's time to recap the top stories on CultureMap from this past week.

1. Houston's first-ever Whole Foods 365 takes shape with local restaurant and Austin juice bar. When it opens this summer, the Heights-area Whole Foods Market 365 will include a new location of Peli Peli Kitchen and Austin's Juice Society.

2. Popular Houston chef announces big plans after leaving pizza restaurant he founded. Since departing Pi Pizza in January, Anthony Calleo has been working on a number of projects, including a new restaurant.

3. Massive new Midtown bar and restaurant revealed by Houston nightlife veterans. When it opens next year, Pour Behavior will combine elements of a nightclub, a patio bar, and a sports bar into one exciting whole.

4. Chris Shepherd's new restaurant gets off to a strong start on opening night. As the name suggests, UB Preserv maintains Underbelly's eclectic approach to dining, but the new menu is more approachable and affordable than its predecessor. 

5. Bustling downtown Houston street will transform into a walkable, bike-friendly corridor. A $22 million project will transform Bagby with wider pedestrian walkways, a bicycle lane, beautification elements, and signature lighting.