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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 …


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 …


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 …


Houston’s Best Chef’s Tables — 9 Restaurants That Offer True VIP Perks

  BY MARCY DE LUNA // 10.09.18 A booth in the dining room isn’t always the best seat in the house. No, the best seats are found at the chef’s counter or chef’s table. These select few seats come with perks ranging from special menus to cooking time behind the stove. While …


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 …


Houston Food and Drink Secrets You Really Need to Know

By BROOKE VIGGIANO   Like any good American city, Houston is full of secrets. We have secret bars, secret things you never knew about, and even more secret things you never knew about. As such, we of course have some food-related secrets, y’all! Some can be considered skeletons in the closet; …