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December 2016
Houston Barbecue

The Best Houston Barbecue of 2016

Posted: December 23, 2016 at 4:59 pm   /   Barbecue, Food Finds

While 2016 will go down for some as a year they would rather forget, it has been another banner year for Houston barbecue joints. New proprietors have entered the game, popular places are still drawing crowds, and increased exposure is boosting traffic at many old favorites. The booming barbecue business in the Greater Houston area […]

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Frederic Perrier

Longtime Houston-Area Chef Decides to Sell French Restaurant In Sugar Land

Posted: December 22, 2016 at 6:17 pm   /   News

Frédéric Perrier has a more than 20-year history as a chef and restaurateur in the Houston area. He built his reputation at 5115 Grille and Perrier Café before deciding to keep his work closer to home. In 2007, he established French restaurant Aura in a quaint, New England-style shopping center in Missouri City. There, it […]

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Greg Gordon of La Vista

La Vista Closing In The Spring To Reopen In A New Location [Updated]

Posted: December 21, 2016 at 1:55 pm   /   News

La Vista owner and chef Greg Gordon has announced that after 19 years, he is closing the Briargrove restaurant in favor of relocating elsewhere. A specific date was not stated but the changeover is slated to happen next spring. He was quoted as saying, “This is an opportunity to create something big and to reshape […]

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Russell Thoede at Lei Low

A Proper Mai Tai: Houston Tiki Bar Lei Low On Making The Classic Cocktail

Posted: December 20, 2016 at 5:06 pm   /   Bars, Cocktails

There are many interpretations of the Mai Tai, but few bars are as dedicated to making it as close as possible to the Trader Vic’s original as Lei Low, the tiki bar located at 6412 North Main in The Heights. We asked owner Russell Thoede to walk us through the history of the Mai Tai […]

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Milkshake Toast at Zaxby's

Our First Taste Of Zaxby’s—And Some Giveaways For Subscribers [Updated]

Posted: December 20, 2016 at 12:54 am   /   Fast Food, Food Finds

Updated 12/21/16, 7:49 a.m.: The winners of the two $50 Zaxby’s gift cards are Khannan Athreya and Bob Frasier! Thanks for your participation and support. According to Shawn A. Taylor, president and CEO of Zaxby’s Houston LLC, people from Georgia who spot a Zaxby’s in Houston get as excited as a Houstonian would if they […]

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