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The Chef Is NOT In: The Arguments For And Against A “Name” In Restaurant Kitchens—Updated

Posted: July 26, 2017 at 9:19 am   /   Editor's Choice, News

Most restaurants aim to provide fantastic food, drinks and environment at a fair value. However, with the “celebrity chef” trend that started a few decades ago, diners often want something more: a well-known chef in the kitchen. An executive chef lends a certain amount of credibility or cachet; someone who is perceived as having formal […]

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Get To Know Better Luck Tomorrow’s Chef, Matt Boesen

Posted: July 26, 2017 at 8:16 am   /   Chefs You Should Know

When it comes to the arguably elusive trifecta of delicious food, impeccable cocktails and fun environment, it’s hard to beat Better Luck Tomorrow, one of the Heights’ newest dining and drinking destinations. Its powerhouse team includes 2016 James Beard Best Chef Southwest Justin Yu (of recently-closed Oxheart and forthcoming Theodore Rex) and Anvil Bar & […]

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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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