If you love Corner Bakery Cafe, you’ll be thrilled to hear the restaurant is adding 19 new locations in the Houston market in the next few years. Houston’s third location will be opening next Monday, November 14, at 6:30 am with a bang: the first 100 customers will receive a travel mug and free coffee for a year! Get in line early at 9630 Westheimer Rd., near Fondren.

CONTEST: To get in the spirit, Corner Bakery Cafe offered a $25 gift card as a prize for one of my readers. Simply leave a comment on this post for your entry in the gift card giveaway. One entry per person. Additional comments will be deleted. Contest ends Thursday, November 10, at 7 pm CT. Winner will be randomly selected by app, And the Winner Is… and announced by email and on the site Friday morning.

If you’ve never been to the downtown or Kirby location, Corner Bakery will continue to “wow” Houston with its made-to-order breakfasts, seasonal soups, handcrafted salads, sandwiches, signature panini and pastas, bakery items, desserts, and hand-roasted coffees and expresso beverages.