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Celebrating Ella Brennan in Houston

If you're a fan of Brennan's of Houston then you have a culinary tie to the great Brennan clan which wrote and rewrote the restaurant business in New Orleans and influenced restaurateurs nationwide. It also means you have a connection to the family's matriarch, the inimitable Ella Brennan, who at …


Recap: My Table Magazine's 2016 Houston Culinary Awards

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2016 AT 8 A.M. BY MAI PHAM   The mood was festive Sunday evening among the Who’s Who in the Houston restaurant world. You could barely take a few steps without bumping into someone who played a vital role in the Bayou City’s culinary scene: restaurateurs, chefs, …


Getting Down to Business

September 30, 2016 By Brian Tagtmeier THE POWER LUNCH, A TERM COINED BY ESQUIRE IN THE LATE 70S, SYMBOLIZED A CHANGE IN THE WAY BUSINESS WAS DONE. INSTEAD OF ELABORATE DINNERS IN PRIVATE ROOMS, A LONGER LUNCH ALLOWED THE DEALMAKERS TO NEGOTI- ATE MORE EFFICIENTLY AND STILL DINE IN STYLE. …


Houston’s 100 Very Best Restaurants

By ALICE LEVITT AND KATHARINE SHILCUTT 9/19/2016 AT 12:00AM For the diner on the go, we present our no-frills list of the city’s top spots. Dig in.   WE KNOW—our annual Best Restaurants issue is massive this year, with an even 100 restaurants spanning every different cuisine, price point and neighborhood across …


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 …


The 10 Best Desserts in Houston

  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 AT 6 A.M. BY ERIKA KWEE   There’s dessert and then there’s dessert — the uniquely Houston, show-stopping kind that might warrant a birthday treat, showing off to an out-of-town visitor or just obsessive contemplation. Many of the following sweets have achieved cult-like status among Houston …


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 …