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The 20 Most Romantic Restaurants in Houston for 2016

By Phaedra Cook Monday, June 6, 2016 6 A.M. Last year's list of the 20 Most Romantic Restaurants In Houston ended up being such a popular, year-round resource that we decided to brush it up and put a fresh coat of paint on it for 2016. This year’s compilation integrates …


Real-Deal Crab Cakes

By: Robin Barr Sussman Elegant, sumptuous crab cakes -- the star dish for brunch, ladies who lunch or any special occasion meal. Ask three different people which restaurant makes that best you'll get three different answers. Which one takes the cake in Texas? Dig into these golden discs to find …


Houston's Best Bargain

By Alice Levitt, Katharine Shilcutt, Joanna O'Leary and Ellie Sharp Photos by: Cooper + Ricca and Max Burkhalter Part of "How to Deal"  Houston's Best Bargain The tradition of lunch martinis at Brennan's - for just a quarter per glass - hasn't changed much since its introduction in 1967.  Brennan's of …


Meet movers and shakers of Houston wine scene

  By Dale Robertson May 16, 2016   Photo: Gary Coronado, Staff Marcus Gausepohl has left Mark's American Cuisine, which is closing this month, for Brennan's.   Despite our oil-price doldrums, the Houston wine scene keeps hopping, and it's way past time for me to get you caught up on …


Houston’s Classic Old-Time Restaurant Does Not Disappoint: Distinctive Dishes and Confident Service Still Matter

By James Brock 04.27.16   Brennan’s of Houston is a fine place. I always enjoy my visits there, whether sitting at the bar with a glass of wine or having dinner in one of the restaurant’s dining rooms. It’s the perfect place to take a certain kind of guest — my aunt …


The 14 Best Brunch Dishes & Drinks in Houston

By Robin Sussman | April 25, 2016   Best Biscuit BrunchBarrel up to the biscuit bar weekends at Punk’s Simple Southern Food in Rice Village for fluffy buttermilk biscuits stuffed with sausage and cheese; fried chicken with spicy mayo and dill pickles; and bacon, egg and cheese. Those in the know go …


29 Best Bets for Houston's Freshest Seafood

 By Robin Sussman / April 18, 2016  'Tis the season for sweet Florida stone crabs, spicy crawfish, soft-shell crabs, fresh Gulf shrimp and wild salmon. Whether you're looking for locally caught fish or something more exotic, here's where to get your seafood fix while the getting's good.     Raw …


Brennan's of Houston New Menu

By Jodie Eisenhardt @foodiehouston Brennan's of Houston / New Menu Cuisine: Creole Texas-Style Executive Chef: Danny Trace 3300 Smith Street / 713.522.9711 / www.BrennansHouston.com Lunch: Mon-Fri, 11 am - 2 pm; Dinner: Mon-Sun, 5:45 - 10 pm; Brunch: Sat, 11 am - 2 pm, and Sun, 10 am - 2 …


Southern Food Steps It Up with These Creative Spins

By Jenn Rice, Special for USA TODAY / Published on April 4, 2016 In Texas, two exceptional Southern staples make up the Louisiana Crawfish and Waffles dish at Brennan’s of Houston. Normally paired with fried chicken, chef Danny Trace adds a playful spin with crawfish and Andouille sausage served over …


Houston Restaurants That Serve Gulf and Other Domestic Seafood — and Why You Should Care

By Phaedra Cook Monday, April 4, 2016 7 a.m.       It would seem logical that because of higher transportation costs, imported fish and shrimp would be more costly than local. As with many imported goods, though, that's often not the case. Regarding imported seafood, the reasons why is …