Justin Yu, Chef

Justin has worked some of the country’s most notable restaurants such as *17 in Houston, Texas, Green Zebra and Spring Restaurants in Chicago, Illinios and Ubuntu in Napa, California. After staging abroad at In de Wulf in Dranouter, Belgium and AOC and Geranium Restaurants in Copenhagen, Denmark, Justin has come home to open Oxheart to convey a progressive perspective on regional product. In his free time, Justin enjoys hamburgers, traveling, money cats and making side bets on fantasy football leagues.


Karen Man, Baker

As a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin and the French Pastry School in Chicago, Illinois, Karen has had the opportunity to work at Bien Cuit, Bouchon Bakery in both Yountville and New York and spent time at The French Laundry, In de Wulf, Kiin Kiin, Relæ, and Meyer’s Bakery. In her free time, Karen enjoys yoga, swimming, riding behind her sister, running, watching The University of Texas Longhorn football, traveling, and finding new hobbies.


Thurs - Mon: 5:30 – 10pm
closed Tues & Wed

1302 Nance Street
Houston, TX 77002