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Dine-around……a long-awaited re-visit to some local restaurant favorites

By Roz Pactor | Sunday, October 18, 2020 Like many of us that have been in our Covid survival mode for the last several months, we have spent a great amount of time supporting our local restaurants from afar. Yes, for our family, restaurant dining has largely been restricted to …


Chefs on the Move: Catching up with new positions during the pandemic

Bret Thorn Oct 13, 2020 While reporting on other pressing issues in the restaurant world in the face of the novel coronavirus pandemic, we delayed reporting on new jobs that chefs are getting across the country. We’re resuming that now, with the news that Commander’s Palace has a new executive chef …


These hot Houston restaurants and bars are serving up deals for early voters

By Eric Sandler Oct 13, 2020, 3:11 pm Hold on to that "I voted" sticker for as long as possible. It's an easy way to score some cheap eats.  Houston's bars and restaurants are doing their part to encourage their fellow citizens to vote with an array of discounts on food …


Did you vote? Here are Houston’s best election day deals and specials.

Did you vote? Here are Houston’s best election day deals and specials. It's the first day of early voting. Here's where you can get discounted food (once you've secured your "I Voted" sticker) and more.   Emma Balter October 13, 2020Updated: October 13, 2020, 3:04 pm   Today is the first …


The Sandwich Makes its Mark in Houston

By: Greg Morago October 5, 2020Updated: October 6, 2020, 9:36 am   The sandwich has gotten chef Benjy Mason through more than just simple hunger during the pandemic. It has become a tasty symbol of survival. “I’ve been making sandwiches all during quarantine,” said the proprietor of Down House and Johnny’s …


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 …