Culinary Blog

Conservatory: A New Way To Eat In Downtown

Walk into Conservatory Beer Garden & Food Hall in downtown Houston during weekday lunch and you’ll find a little bit of everything. Families with kids slurping noodles from their ramen bowls, groups drinking pints of beer, office workers in for a plate of Texas barbecue, a casual lunch date enjoying crepes. The new underground food hall opened the second week of April, bringing even more dining options to a growing downtown dining scene. Located in a basement next door to Prohibition Supperclub…

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David Buehrer On Houston Coffee and His Upcoming Morningstar

David Buehrer was at the forefront of Houston’s coffee scene when he started Greenway Coffee with partner Ecky Prabanto in 2008, bringing top-quality artisanal coffee to the city when very few people were doing so. He then opened Blacksmith in 2013 along with the Clumsy Butcher Group, redefining what a coffee shop could be by offering not only great coffee but also an interesting menu of breakfast and lunch items. Buehrer is now almost ready to open his third store, Morningstar, at 4721 North…

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What To Expect At This Year’s Houston BBQ Festival

The Fourth Annual Houston Barbecue Festival is less than two months away and we’re already salivating at the thought of tasting Houston’s best barbecue in one single spot. Started in 2013 by J.C. Reid and Michael Fulmer, the festival has grown year after year, much like Houston’s barbecue scene. Reid, who also writes about barbecue for the Houston Chronicle, said he expects this year’s festival to be the best yet and he shared a few things we should look forward to come May 22. ‘Cue With Houston…

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