Texas Monthly Recommends: An Old-fashioned General Store in Houston

Texas Monthly Recommends: An Old-fashioned General Store in Houston

tm-recommends-henderson-kane-general-storeGeneral stores may seem like a small-town, anachronistic artifact, long since wiped out by big-box competitors. But the centuries-old business model lives on in Houston’s Henderson & Kane General Store.  In operation since July 2018, the business is located inside a former 1930s general store building at the corner of the eponymous streets, Henderson and Kane, in the Old Sixth Ward neighborhood just northwest of downtown. The owners and operators are an extended family from both El Paso (Veronica Avila and Jesse Gallegos) and Houston (John Avila, Christian Avila, and Jennifer Hermier). On occasion, the store has hosted pop-up events featuring El Paso–influenced food. Think Chico’s Tacos–style flautas ahogadas; single-filling burritos held delectably in place by a slather of creamy refried beans; and green chile…View Original Post

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