One of the city’s best wine lists meets European comfort food cooked over open fire at this cheerful Houston hit. For six months early in the pandemic, it offered free produce boxes to unemployed hospitality workers. And while several of its Covid-related initiatives have become permanent—wine to go, outdoor dining, takeout and delivery—other lasting changes run deeper.
“We learned a lot about intentions versus impacts and how to really understand the latter,” says June Rodil, MS, a partner in Goodnight Hospitality, Rosie Cannonball’s parent company. “Now, I hope we continue to have a deeper impact on our staff and community to thank them for still standing with independent restaurants and the people that make up those special, warm, embracing places that have been a constant part of all the small and big celebrations of our lives.”