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Houston Chef Recipes

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! 

Texas Blueberry Cobbler

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At Olivette at The Houstonian, pastry chef Catherine Rodriguez is ringing in summer early with her Texas blueberry cobbler.

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Texas Creole Crawfish Boil

BrennanChef Danny Trace
Brennans shares their secret to the perfect
Cajun crawfish boil. Get ready to invite your friends
because crawfish are best shared in groups.

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Butternut Squash Soup

Randy Previous tours

Chef Randy Evans
"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."

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Bycatch and Local Fish Ceviche

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Chris Shepherd
"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."

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Gulf Snapper with Squash Blossom Pesto

Ryan Pera

Ryan Pera
"The diversity of regional foods is one of the 
many things that makes Houston a great city. 
I'm always exploring."

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Flautas de Pollo

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Hugo Ortega
"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."

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Strawberry Pie

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Rebecca Masson
"Houston has an amazingly diverse ethnic food 
culture. I love discovering all that this city has to offer. It always brings me inspiration."

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Vegetable Quinoa Salad

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Chef Monica Pope
"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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Houston Chef Recipes

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