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, running, watching THE University of Texas Longhorn football, traveling and finding new hobbies.


Thursday to Monday: 5:30 – 10pm
Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays

1302 Nance Street
Houston, TX 77002