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The Best Brunches in 22 Houston Neighborhoods

By BROOKE VIGGIANO Updated On 01/21/2020 at 05:28PM EST No matter the weekend. No matter the weather. Brunch will be there with its promise of perfectly cooked eggs, piping hot coffee, and effervescent mimosas. And while there are plenty of brunch options dotting the city’s every nook and cranny, sometimes you simply ...


10 best Houston restaurants to take out-of-town guests, from award-winners to classics

By Eric Sandler Nov 25, 2019, 11:15 am The holiday season has arrived, which means lots of entertaining out-of-town visitors. Cooking for a crowd gets old fast — why not take them to a restaurant instead? CultureMap’s inaugural Top 100 list of Houston’s best restaurants represents a good starting point for deciding where to ...


Jiggly Japanese Pancakes Debut in Houston

by Amy McCarthy  Nov 20, 2019, 10:37am CST   Now that fall is officially here, the weather in Houston hasn’t necessarily agreed with the season. It got cold for a little while, but now the temperatures are back to warm and humid. Despite the city’s temperamental temperature, it’s only normal to crave ...


Louisiana Native Chef James Reedy Dishes On Repurposing Crawfish Boil Leftovers

By: Abigail Abesamis, Mar 26, 2019 It’s crawfish season, and in New Orleans that means the return of spring and crawfish boils, the latter of which bring friends and family together around newspaper-topped tables covered with a heap of spiced seafood, sausage and vegetables – all eaten with your hands. It’s ...


Houston restaurants that define the city

By Jody Schmal, Janunary 14, 2019 In a city with thousands of restaurants, one could hardly be blamed for having trouble deciding where to eat. For visitors, it's an even more difficult proposition. And there could be even more visitors this year, at least if Houston's latest hot streak in major ...


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. ...


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 ...