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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 …


The Sandwich Makes its Mark in Houston

By: Greg Morago October 5, 2020Updated: October 6, 2020, 9:36 am   The sandwich has gotten chef Benjy Mason through more than just simple hunger during the pandemic. It has become a tasty symbol of survival. “I’ve been making sandwiches all during quarantine,” said the proprietor of Down House and Johnny’s …


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 …