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One of Houston’s Most Legendary Restaurants Shows a Night Off From COVID-19 Fears is Possible

BY SHELBY HODGE // 09.07.20 uch was the cacophony of revelry at Brennan’s on Friday night that one might have forgotten that we are in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. That would have been the case had it not been for the guests arriving in masks, the masked waiters and the …


5 Houston restaurants now serving up fried chicken

Marcy de Luna Aug. 7, 2020Updated: Aug. 7, 2020 2:30 p.m.   In times of worry and sadness, we tend to turn to comfort foods to ease our troubles. The coronavirus crisis is no different, with the popularity of comfort fare skyrocketing in recent months. That includes pizza, French fries and chocolate, …


Brennan’s of Houston welcomes new top chef

Greg Morago August 5, 2020Updated: August 6, 2020, 1:30 pm There’s a fresh new face guiding the culinary legacy of at the venerable Brennan’s of Houston. Joseph “Joey” Chavez, who got his start in the restaurant business in Beaumont while attending Lamar University, has been appointed as executive chef of the iconic …


Brennan's of Houston at-home experience

A local restaurant staple since 1967 is now offering some of their menu classics at the grocery store.   HOUSTON — brennanshouston.com (scroll down to Curbside Wine Pickup) Marcus created a Spotify playlist called Jazz for Pairing for listening at home.  hyperlink to spotify:  open.spotify.com A  local restaurant staple since 1967 is …


13 movies filmed in the Houston area

By: Briana Zamora-Nipper, Community Associate Producer What do the movies Boyhood, Brewster McCloud, and Logan’s Run have in common? They were all filmed at least partially right here in Houston. Here is a handful of motion pictures, some popular and others a tad less widely known, filmed in the Houston area. Logan’s Run (1976) …


Comiendo Al Fresco

OUTDOOR RESTAURANTS IN HOUSTON There are no better conditions for eating outdoors than in H-Town. Open-air restaurants offer perfect moments: a patio table, a drink in hand, fabulous food and the divine climate of Houston. There are better able to enjoy dining in the open air in H-Town and our city is …


Houston’s Best Restaurant Patios — Dining Outside Now Rules Under New Coronavirus Realities

BY SHELBY HODGE // 05.29.20 Now that Texas has allowing restaurants to return to 50 percent occupancy, the concern among restaurateurs is will the public return? How many remain squeamish about being near strangers over a meal in the time of the coronavirus, is their concern? Patio dining, where tables are spaced …


You can now order a Brennan’s DIY Bananas Foster kit

Emma Balter May 14, 2020Updated: May 15, 2020, 2:51 pm Have you really done quarantine if you haven’t set bananas and rum on fire in your own home? The famous Brennan’s Bananas Foster dessert is now available to buy from the restaurant’s Houston outpost, packaged into a neat make-your-own kit. It …