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Phil & Derek's Restaurant & Wine Bar Restaurant Review: The Gardens of Bammel Lane is a charming historical swathe of botanicals in the midst of River Oaks. It’s also where Phil & Derek’s Restaurant & Wine Bar occupies the 1880-era De Chaumes Cottage on the grounds. Nightly jazz and cabaret offerings make this a lively spot for those seeking music and wine, while owner and executive chef Phillip Mitchell combines his French training and Cajun and Texas roots to serve up some fine red beans and rice, chicken wings, spicy Cajun chicken sliders, pizzas and Key lime pie. But one of the best things about this place is the Sunday all-you-can-eat carvery brunch featuring prime rib, roast chicken, collard greens and an omelet station. There are bottomless mimosas, too, which are best sipped from a table in the back room overlooking the gardens, gazebo and fountains.