The grocery store has a cult status among some members of Houston's restaurant community thanks to its incredibly cheap lunch specials, where diners could be rewarded with a heaping plate of char siu (barbecue pork) and duck for about $6. James Beard Award winner Justin Yu touted it as his favorite under-the-radar spot back in 2015.
Count David Buehrer as one of the store's most passionate fans. The barista, who owns a number of coffee shops including Morningstar and Blacksmith with his partner Ecky Prabanto, tells CultureMap that he'll miss it dearly.
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