A reader sends in this pic showing the construction going on at the former Knights of Columbus building at the corner of Dennis and Louisiana streets in Midtown. Moving into the space formerly occupied by Ruby Tequila’s Mexican Kitchen, next to Bar Munich: the first Houston location of Gloria’s, a chain of Salvadorian-style Tex Mex restaurants based in Dallas. Yes, Gloria’s is the same chain that announced last year it would be purchasing the Westheimer spot long held by Ruggles Grill. But that didn’t happen; instead, Ruggles owner Bruce Molzan sold the spot to someone else and eventually shut down his restaurant entirely.
- About Us [Gloria’s Restaurants]
- The Dallas restaurant invasion heats up: MILF-loved Tex-Mex heading to Midtown [Culturemap]
- Previously on Swamplot: Ruggles Grill on Westheimer: Gloria’s Got Your Number
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