Culinary Blog

A Chat With Adele Corrigan and Ian Rosenberg of 13 Celsius

For 10 years, Midtown wine bar 13 Celsius has been a favorite among Houston locals for its unique yet accessible wine list, well thought out meat and cheese boards, knowledgeable staff and architecturally striking building. Those things Houstonians love about it earned the wine bar a spot in Food & Wine Magazine’s list of best wine bars in the country, which recognizes wine bars with “wine lists that provide a distinct point of view” as well as a good atmosphere and experience. We chatted with…

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10 Houston Chefs & Restaurants Named Among The 2017 James Beard Awards Semifinalists

The James Beard Foundation today announced the semifinalists for its 2017 Restaurant and Chef Awards, and Houston showed up big with nine nominees across several categories. The prestigious awards recognize honor the top chefs, restaurants, wine professionals, journalists, cookbook authors, restaurant designers, and other food professionals in the United States. Six Houston chefs got the nod for the best chef Southwest award, which Oxheart’s Justin Yu brought back to Houston last year. Included…

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For Super Bowl, Make Chef Ben McPherson’s Chicken Fajita Spring Rolls

Chef Ben McPherson is gearing up to open his new endeavor: Krisp Bird & Batter. McPherson, who’s been involved with several Houston restaurants including Batanga, Prohibition Supperclub, Conservatory and El Burro & The Bull, is centering his new concept around chicken sandwiches. On the menu you’ll find six to eight chicken sandwiches, including a Korean fried chicken sandwich, on a variety of breads -- wheat, challah and on a waffle -- as well as custards, shakes, salads and sides. McPherson is…

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