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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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Burger Chan

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 Date/Lineup Announced, Plus Private Dinner Series Next Spring

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

Mark your calendars for October 22, the date for Southern Smoke 2017. Tickets go on sale this year at noon on August 7. Once again, chefs Chris Shepherd (Underbelly, One Fifth); Ryan Pera (Coltivare, Revival Market); Seth Siegel-Gardner and Terrence Gallivan, (both of The Pass & Provisions); and Justin Yu (Better Luck Tomorrow) will host the third annual […]

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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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