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July 2017
Ronnie Killen faces off with a burger

Putting The Neighbors First: Killen’s Burgers Makes Some Adjustments

Posted: July 20, 2017 at 12:14 pm   /   Burgers

Over the course of more than a decade, chef Ronnie Killen grew his dining empire to include three restaurants in Pearland. Killen’s Steakhouse was first, and became known as a “must visit” for beef lovers. That was even more true for his follow-up, Killen’s Barbecue, which quickly garnered acclaim as one of the best barbecue joints […]

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Upcoming Perry’s Champagne Event Proves More Than Red Wine Pairs With Steak

Posted: July 19, 2017 at 9:03 am   /   Steakhouse, Wine

“Red with meat, white with fish” is a wine rule that many are familiar with, but rules are meant to be broken. Susi Zivanovic, bar director and corporate sommelier for all Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille locations wants patrons to think outside the box. That’s why she’s paired a sparkling wine with six popular courses for Perry’s “A […]

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Cheese enchiladas at Casa Vieja

Enchiladas, Beans & Rice: Where To Find Retro Tex-Mex Combo Platters In Houston—Updated

Posted: July 18, 2017 at 12:58 pm   /   Food Finds, Tex-Mex

Anyone who has seen Ratatouille knows the famous scene when the movie’s namesake dish mentally transports a restaurant critic back to his childhood. Tex-Mex has the same effect on many longtime Houstonians. Truthfully, there are a lot of things to not like about the mess that we call “the combination dinner.” There’s too much salt, […]

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Peli Peli Extends Signature South African Fare to Katy Starting July 24

Posted: July 14, 2017 at 7:55 am   /   News

The group behind Peli Peli is on a roll with the debut of a fifth venture, this time in Katy’s prime dining and retail development of LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch. The new location adds to a roster that already includes two other upscale Peli Peli restaurants and fast-casual Peli Peli Kitchen and Peli Deli. All […]

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Chef Hugo Ortega’s Xochi Rolls Out Saturday Brunch

Posted: July 13, 2017 at 9:48 am   /   Brunch!, News

Houston’s Sunday brunch options abound, but Saturdays are thoroughly brunch-able, too. James Beard Award-winning Chef Hugo Ortega has proven he knows how to deliver a knock-out brunch at his other restaurants, such as Hugo’s and Caracol. Now, his latest restaurant, Xochi, (in the new Marriott Marquis downtown at 1777 Walker) has added Saturday brunch from […]

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