My Red Glasses: Much Anticipated Annie Café and Bar Opens It Newly Reimagined Doors

There were so many friends and loyal supporters of both the iconic Cafe Annie and of the new food zsar in town, Ben Berg, that it took two nights of preview parties to get everyone in for a sneak peak before the new Annie Cafe and Bar opened its doors this Thursday night.

Welcoming everyone was, of course, Berg Hospitality’s Ben Berg, Executive Chef and Partner, Robert Del Grande and newest addition, Operating Partner, Sam Governale. The bar was buzzing with lots of special cocktails including their infamous, Margaritas, and the music never stopped, as Flashdrive which included a DJ, Richard Browns’ String quartets and Mariachis on night one to Tia and her jazzy tunes on night two!

The transformation of the former space was probably one of the most significant changes I’ve ever seen…….as Robert Del Grande said to me the first night (I am such a groupie that we were there both nights!!), “first we painted it all white and then it just evolved from there” and that it certainly did. The new look is fresh, modern and so right on for going forward and standing out in today’s very competitive dining world here in H-town. Read More.