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May 2017

BrisketU Classes Can Help You Become a Better Barbecuer

Posted: May 31, 2017 at 4:57 pm   /   Barbecue, Holidays, News

A couple of summers ago, Mike Albrecht and Jon Kane wondered why there were no formal classes around to help people improve their backyard brisket skills. Barbecue popularity was skyrocketing, with long lines at popular restaurants becoming common, competitions popping up everywhere and an increasing focus on barbecue in the media. Soon thereafter, BrisketU was born. […]

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On The Radar: Hot New Sips & Bites In Houston—Updated

Posted: May 31, 2017 at 4:07 pm   /   News

New Namesake Burger At Burger Chan In Greenway Plaza Burger Chan, 3 Greenway Plaza: The restaurant formerly known as Kuma Burger, headed up by Oxheart alumnus Willet Feng and wife Diane, has a new, petite-sized burger to go along with the name change. The Burger Chan sandwich is “sort of a cross between Shake Shack […]

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Southern Smoke 2017 Tickets on Sale August 7—Updated

Posted: May 31, 2017 at 1:08 pm   /   Barbecue, News

Updated 8/2/2017 at 4:10 p.m. Remember to grab your tickets for Southern Smoke 2017 — on sale at noon on August 7. The event takes place rain or shine on October 22. In addition to the new chef line-up for 2017 (listed below), a new Lexus Super VIP ticket, allows a limited number of guests to take a culinary tour […]

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Baja clams at SaltAir

Reasonably Priced “Culinary Vacations” Now Available At SaltAir

Posted: May 30, 2017 at 1:49 pm   /   Tasting Menus

On a roughly biannual basis, chef Brandi Key and staff get an opportunity to let whimsy reign at SaltAir. At only $45 each, the resulting prix fixe theme menus are a boon for diners. The latest chef series is a tour around the world, featuring the cuisines of the Baja California peninsula, Hawaii, the Guangdong […]

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Texas Meets Hawaii At A Lūʻau This Sunday At Southern Goods

Posted: May 26, 2017 at 2:05 pm   /   News

Tropical breezes are calling all the way from Southern Goods at 632 West 19th this Sunday as they host a Hawaiian lūʻau that features eats and sips inspired by island fare. The lūʻau kicks off at noon with an a la carte menu that can be enjoyed inside or on the restaurant’s spacious covered patio. The non-ticketed […]

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