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Putting a Luxe Spin on Texas Creole Classics

by Gabi De la Rosa on November 29, 2019 in Food, Houston, For more than five decades, Brennan’s of Houston has been serving up stately Texas Creole fare to Houstonians, and, if you have been in the Bayou City for any amount of time, chances are you have celebrated a special occasion at the famed restaurant. Located in ...


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 ...


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 ...


Real-Deal Crab Cakes

By: Robin Barr Sussman Elegant, sumptuous crab cakes -- the star dish for brunch, ladies who lunch or any special occasion meal. Ask three different people which restaurant makes that best you'll get three different answers. Which one takes the cake in Texas? Dig into these golden discs to find ...


29 Best Bets for Houston's Freshest Seafood

 By Robin Sussman / April 18, 2016  'Tis the season for sweet Florida stone crabs, spicy crawfish, soft-shell crabs, fresh Gulf shrimp and wild salmon. Whether you're looking for locally caught fish or something more exotic, here's where to get your seafood fix while the getting's good.     Raw ...


Southern Food Steps It Up with These Creative Spins

By Jenn Rice, Special for USA TODAY / Published on April 4, 2016 In Texas, two exceptional Southern staples make up the Louisiana Crawfish and Waffles dish at Brennan’s of Houston. Normally paired with fried chicken, chef Danny Trace adds a playful spin with crawfish and Andouille sausage served over ...


Houston Restaurants That Serve Gulf and Other Domestic Seafood — and Why You Should Care

By Phaedra Cook Monday, April 4, 2016 7 a.m.       It would seem logical that because of higher transportation costs, imported fish and shrimp would be more costly than local. As with many imported goods, though, that's often not the case. Regarding imported seafood, the reasons why is ...


Houston’s So Raw: The 10 Best Restaurants for Raw Seafood

By Phaedra Cook Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 7:22 a.m. As Houston diners have become more sophisticated, so have their tastes. Just 30 years ago, sushi was regarded as adventurous and the vast majority of available oysters were the big, nonspecific ones from the Gulf. Thanks to the educational efforts ...