Some of Houston's top culinary minds who give tours to their favorite places have shared these fantastic recipes. Try them at home, or go check out the real deal at their restaurants!
Chef Danny Trace- Executive Chef at Potente
Brennans shares their secret to the perfect Cajun crawfish boil. Get ready to invite your friends because crawfish are best shared in groups.
Chef Randy Evans-Director/Chef of Restaurants at HEB Headquarters
"A lot of people miss Houston's rich history-homegrown and immigrant-because they stay in their own little bubble and don't really know what their city has to offer."
Chris Shepherd- Owner/Executive Chef at Underbelly Hospitality
"There are actually very few people living in Houston that are originally from here, so we have access to so many cultures-things to see and things to taste. People need to take advantage of that."
Ryan Pera- Chef/Owner at Agricole Hospitality
"The diversity of regional foods is one of the many things that makes Houston a great city. I'm always exploring."
Hugo Ortega- Chef/Owner at H-Town Restaurant Group
"Houston has an ‘open door policy.' It has welcomed me-and many others-with its arms outstretched. It is rich with ethnic urban markets, shops and eateries. Many Mexican products are available here, so it feels like home."
Rebecca Masson- Owner/Pastry Chef at Fluff Bake Bar
"Houston has an amazingly diverse ethnic food culture. I love discovering all that this city has to offer. It always brings me inspiration."
Chef Monica Pope- Chef/Owner at Sparrow Bar + Cookshop
"We always say that it's the people that make
Houston what it is. Small restaurant owners
are the people that make Houston."
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