Midway Announces MidiCi, The Neapolitan Pizza Company, Has Selected Kirby Grove In The Upper Kirby District For First Houston Location

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California-based MidiCi, The Neapolitan Pizza Company, will debut in Houston at Kirby Grove in early 2017.

"Houston needed something new and exciting and Kirby Grove along with MidiCi will deliver.” Keon Suber, Managing Partner of MidiCi

MidiCi, a California-based Neapolitan pizza company, will introduce its first Houston location and second in Texas at Kirby Grove in the Upper Kirby District. Slated for opening early in the new year, MidiCi will occupy 3,868 square-feet of prime real estate featuring a patio at the corner of Richmond Avenue and Wakeforest Avenue. The restaurant will be adjacent to the new Kiran’s restaurant location on the ground floor of One Grove Street, Kirby Grove’s 16 story, Class-A office building. With a mission to bring friends together, to sit back and be social, MidiCi will offer an unparalleled selection of non-GMO, fresh and all-natural ingredients baked in a wood-fire oven. In addition, MidiCi’s menu will feature vegan-friendly selections, authentic Italian gelato, and happy hour.

“At MidiCi we are looking to provide our guest friends with an experience as opposed to a meal destination. The MidiCi concept was created with people and community in mind. Its classy décor and affordable gourmet food will make it your favorite spot for coffee, lunch, dinner and drinks. Houston needed something new and exciting and Kirby Grove along with MidiCi will deliver,” said Keon Suber, Managing Partner of MidiCi.

According to Suzanne Weatherall, Vice President, Asset Management with Midway, “We are delighted to welcome MidiCi, The Neapolitan Pizza Company, to Kirby Grove and the Upper Kirby community. Their delicious food and special emphasis on local, fresh ingredients in a fun, attractive and friendly environment, was the perfect fit for Midway's mixed-use project built around a beautiful and lively park in the middle of the city."

Kirby Grove http://www.kirbygrove.com/ is an exciting, community-focused, mixed-use environment within Houston’s Upper Kirby District. Midway’s thoughtful integration of One Grove Street’s Class-A office space and dining amenities, and Avenue Grove’s high-end lofts will create a transformative mixed-use environment. The combination of uses and world-class design will transform Kirby Grove into a regional destination at the center of the Upper Kirby District. Within Kirby Grove, The Upper Kirby Redevelopment Authority is redeveloping Levy Park into a world-class urban public space that will serve as a community focal point and a venue to host events and district-centered programming.

About Midway
Houston-based Midway is a privately owned, fully integrated real estate investment and development firm that has provided the highest level of quality, service and value to its clients and investors for more than 48 years. The Midway portfolio of projects completed and/or underway consists of approximately 45 million square feet of properties in 23 states and Northern Mexico ranging from office and industrial facilities, corporate headquarters, mixed-use centers, business and industrial parks, medical facilities, manufacturing facilities, and master-planned resort and residential communities. Since its inception in 1968, Midway has created projects of distinction, aesthetic relevance and enduring value for its investors, clients and local communities. For more information on Midway, visit midwaycompanies.com.

About MidiCi
MidiCi certified pizzaiolos (pizza makers) invite guests to select fresh, natural, non-GMO high quality ingredients to create their ideal Neapolitan Pizza in the open, center-staged bustling kitchen, also known as “the heart." MidiCi had to meet rigorous gastronomic rules to serve authentic Neapolitan Pizza with its combination of a chewy and crisp dough topped with all-natural ingredients, all baked to perfection in 90 seconds. Staying true to its Neapolitan heritage, the dough is made with only four fine ingredients – non-GMO double zero flour imported from Naples, pure water, sea salt and live yeast. The authentic and pure garnishes include crushed non-GMO Italian peeled tomatoes, “white gold” buffalo mozzarella, fresh whole mozzarella and organic, non-GMO, Italian extra virgin cold-pressed olive oil. MidiCi also serves personalized Neapolitan appetizers (antipasto), fresh artisan burrata, fresh salads, brunch specials on weekends, wood-fire roasted coffee, a sommelier selected collection of white and red wines on tap, draft imported beers, and desserts – including authentic Italian gelato and a signature Nutella® calzone, for a full experience. For more information, visit http://www.mymidici.com/

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