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Chef's Special

Executive Chef Joe Cervantez started working in restaurants at 15, in his hometown of Pearland, TX. One such restaurant’s layout required him to leave every night by passing through the bustling kitchen, which piqued his culinary interests. The lead chef noticed Cervantez’ frequent observations, and told him that if he …


Eat This Now: 12 New Dishes to Try in Houston

July 16, 2017·by Ellie Sharp   It's the summer of seafood as dishes featuring lobster, poke, shrimp and more descend on menus across town, while steak and veggies maintain star status too. Here's a sampling of Houston's hottest dishes to try right now. Beef tataki with truffle jus at Roka AkorThe highly …


Brennan’s of Houston Celebrates 50 Years With A Throwback Dinner

  By: Mai Pham Monday, March 6, 2017  Fifty years ago, on March 5, 1967, Brennan’s of Houston opened its doors to the public for the first time. In celebration of this major milestone, the restaurant hosted a special “1967 Celebration Dinner” last night, complete with throwback dishes from the …


The secrets of Brennan's success: Legendary restaurant looks to the future by honoring its past

By Eric Sandler 3.1.17 | 12:18 pm   "Please don’t call it a 50th anniversary. It’s not. We’re celebrating 1967.” Alex Brennan-Martin is generally a jovial man who sets a legendary standard for hospitality at Brennan’s of Houston, the acclaimed Creole restaurant he owns and operates with his family, but he’s …


Industry Insiders Name the Best Brunch in Houston

BY CUC LAM Wednesday, February15, 2017 at 6 a.m.   The mingling of breakfast sweets with lunch treats gives rise to the most perfect meal time of the day, Brunch. Made quintessential with the addition of mimosas and cocktails, a good brunch sets the tone for a Sunday fun-day, a …


The 10 Best Restaurants for Ladies Who Lunch

By Alice Levitt 12/29/2016 Bring your friends to these fancy luncheon locales. GATHERING YOUR FRIENDS FOR THE MIDDAY MEAL? Here are our picks for a lovely luncheon, sans overindulgence—unless of course you just must order that dessert. Adair Kitchen There are tables outside, but the wooden pews inside create the …


Next-Level Nachos: Best Revamped Versions

By Natalie B. Compton The classic cheese-and-tortilla-chip combo has been transformed at these Food Network-approved restaurants across the country, where enterprising chefs are heaping on the hot chicken, piling on the poke and serving other surprising spins on this snack staple.Chips All InThe simple combination of melty cheese blanketing a …


50 ways butternut squash is smashing pumpkin this winter

  Keith Flanagan, Special for USA TODAYPublished 6:55 a.m. ET Jan. 10, 2017 | Updated 6:59 a.m. ET Jan. 10, 2017 You’ve hopefully had your fill of pumpkin-spiced everything, that squashy, autumnal ingredient that’s so last season — because now, it’s time for butternut squash. Grown in summer, harvested during fall and …