First Bite: New Mina Ristorante Offers Casual Yet Elegant Italian Dining in Houston

Apr 11, 2019 350

When husband-and-wife team chef Monica Fallone and Luis Mancera opened Borgo Food Station in River Oaks, they created a European-style, grab-and-go neighborhood hub for authentic Italian dishes. The patrons, though, didn’t necessarily want to take the food to-go. “Our loyal customers for three years were always requesting to enjoy their favorite meals there instead of taking them home,” said Mancera.

“One said, ‘Your food is too good to be in plastic containers.’ We added a few tables and people kept demanding more,” said Mancera. Those customers are getting their wish as Borgo is now Mina Ristorante. It opened on Monday, May 8 at 3641 West Alabama.

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