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  • Tongue-Cut Sparrow Credit: Julie Soefer
    March 22, 2017
    Through a door in the back part of The Pastry War , Bobby Heugel’s downtown mezcaleria, a staircase leads up to Heugel and chef Peter Jahnke’s newest venture: a small and intimate cocktail bar inspired by their travels and focused on excellent service. Tongue-Cut Sparrow has 25 seats (eight of them at the bar), a menu of classic cocktails, wine and beer, and unique touches — from ice cold glassware to well-dressed servers — that aim to give guests a memorable...
  • James Beard Foundation Credit: James Beard Foundation
    February 15, 2017
    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....
  • George Bush International Airport Credit: George Bush International Airport
    January 26, 2017
    Houston is getting busy as Super Bowl LI approaches with some 140,000 visitors expected to touch down in our city for the big event. While eating at the airport is likely not on most people’s to-do lists, you may find yourself looking for a bite to eat while you wait for your flight. Dining options at George Bush International Airport have expanded in the last few years with more local flavor added into the mix and more new restaurants on the way. So what better time to check out...
  • Ronnie Killen Credit: Kimberly Park
    January 12, 2017
    Chef Ronnie Killen has earned heaps of praise over the years, attracting faithful fans to Pearland for a taste of his food at one of his three restaurants -- Killen’s Steakhouse , Killen’s Burgers and Killen’s Barbecue . Now those who live in Houston can have a little taste of his food closer to town at STQ , his fourth restaurant and the first inside Houston city lines. STQ opened in early December in a space along Voss Road that formerly housed Bramble. For Killen, STQ is...
  • weights + Measures Credit: weights + Measures
    July 28, 2016
    Photo: Ribeye meatballs at Weights + Measures Have you made reservations for Houston Restaurant Weeks yet? The fundraiser for the Houston Food Bank kicks off August 1 and already diners are narrowing down their choices from the close to 200 participating restaurants. Now in its 14th year, the event is popular because it allows diners to get a taste of Houston’s best restaurants for a little less money and for a good cause. You pay $20 for lunch or brunch and $25, $35 or $45 for dinner at
  • Conservatory Houston Credit: Conservatory Houston
    April 29, 2016
    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...
  • Houston BBQ Festival
    April 11, 2016
    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...
  • Pondicheri-Anita
    March 14, 2016
    Anita Jaisinghani has been bringing her own brand of Indian food to Houston with her restaurants Indika , Pondicheri and Pondicheri Bake Lab + Shop . Now she’s taking her flavors to New York, where she’ll open an outpost of Pondicheri in the coming months, and increasingly turning her attention to making food that makes people feel good as much as it tastes good. “I want to be part of the restaurant wave that thinks more about food as a lifestyle than pleasure. I mean food...
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