Houston can add another spot to its impressive list of eateries and watering holes that have been featured on national television. The latest local bar, Houston Sports Hub (formerly known as The End Zone Sports Bar and Grill) got a makeover, compliments of Spike TV's "Bar Rescue."
"It was like a bar boot camp," said Justin Whitfield, owner of Houston Sports Hub, located at 15209 Westheimer.
This bar was featured on the season finale on May 11. We're guessing it landed the coveted spot because of the friction among this group of employees. But all's well that ends well:
"There's drama like all bars," said Whitfield. "(Being on the show) did help to mend some relationships."
Whitfield said he was trained by some of the nation's finest in the industry, but he added that there was no guarantee that the show would complete the makeover, meaning the crew could pack up and leave at any time.
The big question is: Would he do it again?
"It was a great experience," Whitfield said. "I wouldn't do it again, though, because I don't like being yelled at. The yelling wasn't so bad. It was the stress."
Though, Whitfield was quick to add that the show's host John Taffer "is a really nice guy."
"We kept all the changes John made," Whitfield said. "We listened to him."