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Head to Pearland for Outstanding Comfort Food Classics!

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Houston Chef Tapped by Jimmy Kimmel for Prestigious Fishing Lodge

Eighteen36 in Upper Kirby is Making Its Mark on Houston’s Cocktail Scene

Heirloom Turmeric and Honey at MARCH

Long-Awaited March Restaurant in Montrose is Open

Two Houston Restaurant Stars Workin’ On Some Night Moves

Chef Philippe Verpiand

French Restaurant in Houston Renews Dine-For-Charity Program

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Long-Awaited March Restaurant in Montrose is Open

POSTED: March 24, 2021 AT 4:26 pm   /   Restaurant Openings

In these uncertain times, it seems like there’s not much to count on, so it’s comforting that a restaurant named MARCH actually opened — in March. MARCH restaurant at 1624 Westheimer is from Goodnight Hospitality and helmed by chef Felipe Riccio. It has been in the works for a few years, and it debuted on […]

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Two Houston Restaurant Stars Workin’ On Some Night Moves

POSTED: March 24, 2021 AT 3:41 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Greg Perez, former beverage director and partner at cocktail bar Monkey’s Tail, and Houston restaurant veteran Lyle Bento, former chef/owner of Southern Goods, are teaming up to make front-page news. The duo have formed Night Moves Hospitality. The new collective, which also includes several former members of the Monkey’s Tail team, plans to open two bar […]

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Chris Shepherd Grows Underbelly Hospitality With Fiery New Restaurant at Regent Square

POSTED: March 22, 2021 AT 12:04 pm   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Openings

Chef Chris Shepherd of Underbelly Hospitality is adding yet another project to his portfolio. A new concept focused on cooking with fire is coming to Regent Square at 1203 Dunlavy. GID Development Group is working on the mixed-use complex in conjunction with CBT architects and OJB Landscape Architecture. Regent Square is close to Buffalo Bayou […]

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Mask Policies at Houston Grocery Stores, Farmers Markets, Specialty Grocers & More — Updated

POSTED: March 10, 2021 AT 10:10 am   /   Grocery Stores, News

When Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on March 2 that he was rescinding most statewide COVID-19 safety protocols, including the mask mandate, social distancing and reduced occupancy guidelines for many businesses, including restaurants and bars. Starting on Wednesday, March 10, these businesses are allowed to operate at 100% capacity. The lack of state support for […]

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Dine-In Theater Chain With Katy Location Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy — Updated

POSTED: March 4, 2021 AT 10:45 am   /   News

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has announced it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to pandemic-related financial losses. The Texas-based theater chain, which started in Austin in 1997, offers moviegoers an experience that includes food and beverages, including craft beers, served directly to their seats. It was one of the first theaters to offer that level […]

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Say Hello to Yelo, a Casual Vietnamese Restaurant Now Open in Katy

POSTED: March 1, 2021 AT 3:46 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Yelo, the collaborative restaurant from Phat Eatery owner Alex Au-yeung and chef Cuc Lam, is now open in Katy Asian Town center at 23119 Colonial Parkway. The brick-and-mortar restaurant was first announced in March 2020, but Houstonians inside the 610 Loop got an all-too-brief taste of the new restaurant from a short-lived ghost kitchen in […]

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Head to Pearland for Outstanding Comfort Food Classics!

POSTED: April 13, 2021 AT 11:57 am   /   Food Finds, Pearland, Sponsored

Sponsored People might differ in what comfort food they reach for in stressful times. It might be cheesy, creamy, sweet or warming dishes, but one thing is for certain: Pearland has outstanding examples of each and The Pearland Convention and Visitors Bureau website, Visit Pearland, is a great place to find additional, must-try restaurants! Read […]

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Seek Out This Halal Eatery in a West Houston Convenience Store

POSTED: March 23, 2021 AT 1:58 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Middle Eastern

Sometimes, the best quick, fresh and well-priced meals can come from unexpected places — especially in Houston. Sometimes, there are unexpected mom-and-pop gems inside of convenience stores, gas stations and grocery stores. Such is the case for Oh Mmm Gyros, nestled in a corner of the recently opened J Mart convenience store at 3801 Jeanetta. […]

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First Bite: Messina Hof Harvest Green Winery & Kitchen

POSTED: March 17, 2021 AT 11:47 am   /   Brunch!, Burgers, Food Finds

Messina Hof Winery officially opened its fourth location on February 26 at master planned community, Harvest Green, at 8921 Harlem in Richmond. Originally founded in Bryan, Texas in 1977, this pioneering winery has been expanding and the newest venture brings Texas wine country hospitality to the Houston suburbs. The Harvest Green site was chosen because […]

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Spring Branch Doughnut Shop’s Future Depends on Customers Returning

POSTED: March 17, 2021 AT 10:18 am   /   Breakfast, Food Finds, Sweets

Tucked away off of I-10 at Westview and Beltway 8 sits a charming, classic doughnut shop. Instead of serving the trendy (and sometimes bizarre) specialties, Snowflake Donuts at 10780 Westview has served classics such as glazed, cinnamon twists and blueberry cake for the last eight years. Owner Leakhena Lin has operated it for the past three […]

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11 Daily Harvest Subscription Meals, Ranked

POSTED: March 16, 2021 AT 3:00 pm   /   Food Finds, Vegetarian

When we’re looking to make lifestyle changes, it doesn’t hurt to have some help. Thanks to my husband, who does most of the cooking, our dinners are often balanced renditions of protein and a veggie or two. (Oh sure, some nights feature pasta, delivered Indian food or the occasional takeout burger or pizza, but those […]

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Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day in Houston With Food & Drink Specials

POSTED: March 10, 2021 AT 3:15 pm   /   Food Finds, Holidays

Saint Patrick’s Day is, as always, March 17. This year, it falls on a Wednesday and green-tinged festivities abound throughout the Greater Houston area. Choose from patio parties, socially distanced dine-in events or opt for takeout to enjoy at home. Spring for green beer, food specials and other delights while listening to live music, including […]

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Dine, Lodge & Fish at Pier 6 in San Leon For a Staycation Near Houston

POSTED: March 10, 2021 AT 12:35 pm   /   Food Finds, Getaways, Seafood, Staycation Time

San Leon is something of a well-kept secret to most Houstonians. Tucked away just north of Galveston island, this small, horn-shaped peninsula jets into the bay just out of sight of the surrounding bustling metropolis and small industrial towns. Here, in the shellfishing town that once served as a stronghold for the pirate Jean Lafitte, […]

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Mask Policies at Houston Grocery Stores, Farmers Markets, Specialty Grocers & More — Updated

POSTED: March 10, 2021 AT 10:10 am   /   Grocery Stores, News

When Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on March 2 that he was rescinding most statewide COVID-19 safety protocols, including the mask mandate, social distancing and reduced occupancy guidelines for many businesses, including restaurants and bars. Starting on Wednesday, March 10, these businesses are allowed to operate at 100% capacity. The lack of state support for […]

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Dozier’s BBQ in Fulshear Sports a New Patio and the Former Pitmaster of Buck’s BBQ

POSTED: March 9, 2021 AT 4:20 pm   /   Barbecue, Food Finds

A combination barbecue restaurant, general store, deli and meat processor, Dozier’s BBQ at 8222 Farm to Market 359 has been part of the Fulshear landscape since 1957. The bacon alone is so exceptional that the 41st President, George H.W Bush had it shipped to the White House. Even longtime well-regarded mainstays can’t stay static, though. […]

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Eighteen36 in Upper Kirby is Making Its Mark on Houston’s Cocktail Scene

POSTED: March 31, 2021 AT 3:39 pm   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu

Last year was rough for Texas bars. Many great ones, including those in Houston, have been forced to drastically change due to the pandemic and Governor Greg Abbott’s orders to temporarily close. Some bars didn’t survive. On a more positive note, some new bars managed to open and survive, despite the problems. One of those […]

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Top 10 Houston Food Finder Articles of 2020

POSTED: January 5, 2021 AT 1:27 pm   /   Bars, Food Finds

2020 was a strange and chaotic year — a fact reflected in what people chose to read. Instead of articles on new restaurants and happy hours, readers were focused on grocery stores, takeout and delivery, patio dining and neighborhood joints. Considering the year we just had, these choices aren’t surprising. With the pandemic limiting dine-in […]

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Favorite Houston Food & Drink Experiences of 2020

POSTED: January 4, 2021 AT 1:30 pm   /   2020 Favorites, Bars, Food Finds

Thankfully, 2020 is history. It was a tumultuous year, especially for Houston-area bars and restaurants. As we closed out the year, we wanted to honor and celebrate the hospitality establishments that brought us joy during the ongoing pandemic. The usual “best” new bar and restaurants lists didn’t seem quite right. Instead, we collaborated with Houston […]

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12 Days of Favorite Houston Food & Drink Experiences in 2020, Part 8: Cocktails & Spirits

POSTED: December 18, 2020 AT 4:00 am   /   2020 Favorites, Bars, Food Finds

Welcome to the eighth part of a series where we showcase the noteworthy food and drink experiences of a very weird year. In the spirit of the holidays, it’s also a very special collaboration between the food writers of the Houston Press and Houston Food Finder, the online publication founded by former Houston Press restaurant […]

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12 Days of Favorite Houston Food & Drink Experiences in 2020, Part 3: Wine

POSTED: December 11, 2020 AT 4:00 am   /   2020 Favorites, Bars, Food Finds

Welcome to the third part of a series where we showcase the noteworthy food and drink experiences of a very weird year. In the spirit of the holidays, it’s also a very special collaboration between the food writers of the Houston Press and Houston Food Finder, the online publication founded by former Houston Press restaurant […]

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12 Days of Favorite Houston Food & Drink Experiences in 2020, Part 1: Bars

POSTED: December 9, 2020 AT 4:00 am   /   2020 Favorites, Bars, Food Finds

Welcome to the first part of a series where we showcase the noteworthy food and drink experiences of a very weird year. In the spirit of the holidays, it’s also a very special collaboration between the food writers of the Houston Press and Houston Food Finder, the online publication founded by former Houston Press restaurant […]

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Beloved Wine & Whisky Bar in Downtown Houston Has Closed

POSTED: November 20, 2020 AT 10:28 am   /   Bar Closings, Bars

2020 has been a difficult year for the Houston hospitality industry, with the shuttering of up-and-comers and long-standing institutions alike. Now, it’s claimed Public Services Wine & Whisky, the beautiful and well-regarded wine and whisky bar in the historic Cotton Exchange Building at 202 Travis. In a social media post, Justin Vann, who co-owned the […]

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Opening Soon: The Lounge at MARCH Restaurant

POSTED: November 18, 2020 AT 12:22 pm   /   Bar Openings, Bars

MARCH, the Mediterranean fine dining concept from Goodnight Hospitality, was scheduled to open earlier this year but was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In the meantime, The Lounge at MARCH Restaurant opens November 19. The Lounge focuses on a more casual experience than the restaurant and serves an assortment of handcrafted drinks, savory snacks […]

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