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The Grove Restaurant Review: This hip venture from the Schiller Del Grande folks (of RDG + Bar Annie fame) is nestled amid the tree- and sculpture-filled Discovery Green park in downtown Houston. The 10,000-square-foot space of wood floors and floor-to-ceiling glass overlooking the park is cool and elegant while the rooftop Treehouse is a bustling place for the in-crowd to drink before heading to a nearby Rockets game. The Grove is also park-friendly, utilizing its own garden-grown herbs and tomatoes and using eco-friendly to-go containers. The menu, designed by chef Robert Del Grande, draws from local farmers to whip up the Dustin’s Farm deviled yard eggs, a good appetizer before sinking your teeth into the charcoal-grilled skirt steak with fresh jalapeños and a smear of tomatillo sauce, plated with a mound of cheese fries smothered in real Texas chili with hunks of beef. Eclectic cocktails and an extensive wine list plus a dessert menu that includes a poached pear and almond tart add to the experience.