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The New Old Guard: 4 Restaurants Adapting to the Times

These Houston institutions trade on their reputations, yes, but also prize ingenuity and hospitality. BY ALICE LEVITT AND KATHARINE SHILCUTT 9/19/2016 AT 12:00AM IN A CITY WITH THE ATTENTION SPAN of a hungry toddler and the appetite to match, there’s no resting on your laurels. Houston’s best fine-dining institutions trade …


Recommendations from three top Houston sommeliers

Recommendations from three top Houston sommeliers By Dale Robertson September 5, 2016     Photo: Jon Shapley, Staff At Brennan's of Houston, Marcus Gausepohl recommends a bottle of 2015 Domaine des Terres Dorées Beaujolais Blanc.   Three popular Houston sommeliers have recently relocated to new restaurants, with Michaël Peltier having …


8 Ways Oyster Bars Are Upgrading Your Favorite Bivalve

BY ALISON SPIEGEL 8/31/16   Baked Oysters with Bacon and Bread Crumbs | Photo: Tasting Table Move over, cocktail sauce. To the left, traditional mignonette. Though chefs have long been taking creative license with the classic oyster condiments, this summer it feels like oysters have gotten a whole new wardrobe. …


Where Should You Be Eating for Houston Restaurant Weeks?

By Alice Levitt 7/28/2016 2:45 PM Not all restaurant week menus are created equal. Here are the good ones.   THERE IS A RIGHT WAY for a restaurant to participate in a restaurant week and there is a wrong way. Offering the same menu as always with no discount? For …


11 Iconic Houston Dishes To Try Before You Die

By Ellie Sharp and Amy McCarthy Jul 20, 2016, 11:49a Whether you're a native Houstonian or got here as fast as you could, this city has an incredible culinary history that is just begging to be explored. In its 179 years of rich history, Houston's chefs and restaurant owners have …


The 12 Best Brunches In Houston For 2016

Brunch might be Houston’s most popular meal. Every Saturday and Sunday morning, droves of residents go out—maybe in jeans or perhaps in their Sunday best–in search of one of the greatest meals ever invented. It’s a meal where cocktails in the morning or early afternoon are not just okay, but …


Brennan’s offers 25-cent Bloody Mary or mimosa

By Greg Morago Updated 11:06 am, Tuesday, July 5, 2016 Brennan's of Houston is offering a 25 cent mimosa and Bloody Mary during Saturday brunch, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.   The 25 cent martini has been a way of life at Brennan's restaurants since Day 1. And even if the …


Upcoming Houston Food Events: A Collaboration of Smoke

By Brooke Viggiano / Friday, July 8, 2016 at 7 a.m. Throughout the month of July, Tony’s Restaurant, 3755 Richmond , will offer diners refuge from the sweltering temperatures with a “Haute July” summer tasting menu. Priced at $59 per person (including pairings), the three-course, prix fixe menu will showcase …


5 Can’t-Miss Chef’s Tables In Houston

By Forbes Travel Guide Correspondent Mai Pham       Le Mistral Photo Courtesy of Le Mistral In the culinary world, chefs are rock stars, and getting to experience their cuisine up close and personal is the ultimate backstage pass. Want to meet, greet and have a chef cook a …