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February 2018
Shake Shack The Stack burger

Shake Shack Debuts In Houston’s Rice Village Neighborhood On February 28

Posted: February 23, 2018 at 9:24 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Cult-favorite Shake Shack is opening its third Houston location next week. It’s located at 6205 Kirby Drive and follows up the a restaurant in the Galleria and another at Minute Maid Park. (A fourth one is coming at some point; Swamplot reported that the company has taken out a lease on the former Burger King next […]

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Padilla win The Chew

UPDATE: Chef Alex Padilla Of The Original Ninfa’s Wins National “The Chew” Competition In NYC

Posted: February 21, 2018 at 6:12 pm   /   Chefs You Should Know, News

Updated, 2/22/2018, 3:34 p.m.: Padilla won the final round of the competition with a ribeye bruschetta on butter-fried toast topped with fennel and asparagus salad and a citrus dijon vinaigrette. He beat out a cod dish made by fellow finalist Jonathan Dearden of Radiator in Washington D.C. According to a press release, Padilla plans to […]

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Fig & Olive Readies For An Early March Debut Inside The Galleria—Updated

Posted: February 21, 2018 at 3:19 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Updated 2/22/2018, 10:37 a.m.: Statement added from Fig & Olive below. March will roar in like a lion—and bring new restaurant Fig & Olive with it. It is slated to open in the former Saks Fifth Avenue space in The Galleria. It is the latest location for an upscale chain that already has locations in […]

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First Bite: New Restaurant Night Heron In Houston’s Montrose District Soars

Posted: February 20, 2018 at 12:06 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds

Every neighborhood needs a great neighborhood spot. Earlier this month, Agricole Hospitality set out to do just that by opening Night Heron in the old Lowbrow space in Montrose at 1601 West Main. The principals are James Beard Award-nominated chef-owner Ryan Pera, executive chef Jacob Pate and business partners Morgan Weber and Vincent Huynh. For the bar program, they tapped […]

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Tuk Tuk curry crab

Under the Radar: Tuk Tuk Crab In West Houston Offers Unique Takes On Street Food

Posted: February 20, 2018 at 8:32 am   /   Featured, Food Finds, Under The Radar

Houston is no stranger to street food-inspired restaurants, but newcomer Tuk Tuk Crab pleasantly breaks the mold with a menu inspired by dishes from Thailand and the Philippines. Located at 6128 Wilcrest, the restaurant named for southeast Asia’s auto rickshaws opened in November 2017, providing an enviable neighborhood dining option for residents of both the […]

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