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December 2016
Mural at Foreign Correspondents

RIP, F.C.: Groundbreaking Northern Thai Restaurant Never Gained Traction [Updated]

Posted: December 20, 2016 at 12:18 am   /   News

The Houston Chronicle reported this morning that P.J. Stoops and his wife, Apple, the culinary minds behind Foreign Correspondents, had quit the restaurant. Just hours later, diners with reservations started reporting they were getting cancellation notices because the restaurant has already closed for good. Treadsack group co-owner Chris Cusack confirmed the closing and assured us […]

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Mango Sundae at Le Colonial

Review: Waiting For The Magic At Le Colonial

Posted: December 19, 2016 at 5:08 pm   /   Reviews

THE UPSHOT Diners who prize setting and service over value might find favor with classy and well appointed Le Colonial, rich in hardwoods, shutters and vibrant murals. Unfortunately, we didn’t find enough magic in the pricey dishes to want to return. (It is worth pointing out, though, that the prices are modest compared to other […]

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Triniti Restaurant

Triniti Reunites Key Chefs For Its Five-Year Anniversary Dinner

Posted: December 16, 2016 at 7:57 pm   /   News

It is impressive how many talented sous chefs, pastry chefs and chefs de cuisine have emerged from the Triniti kitchen and went on to make their marks on the local and national culinary scene. Take, for example, Daniella Soto-Innes, who spent a year there before winning the James Beard Award for Rising Star Chef of […]

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Xochi Cocktail

Owners Of Hugo’s & Caracol Reveal New Details Of Forthcoming Restaurant Xochi

Posted: December 16, 2016 at 2:42 pm   /   News

A press release yesterday reveals some details on what husband and wife team Tracy Vaught and chef Hugo Ortega have planned for Xochi, their forthcoming restaurant on the ground floor of the new Marriott Marquis hotel. It will be located at 1777 Walker in downtown Houston. The opening is currently slated for January 2017, so […]

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Max Gonzalez at Platypus Brewing

Houston-Aussie Brewery Teams Up With Local Roaster For New Coffee Beer

Posted: December 14, 2016 at 2:57 pm   /   Breweries

It’s so important to have good relationships with the neighbors. Platypus Brewing just opened last September and was founded by Houstonian Rachna Hanrahan, her husband, Sean Hanrahan, who is from Australia and his friend and countryman Morgan Hughes. The Hanrahans could have built a brewery in Sean’s native land but Fate led them back to […]

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