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April 2018

Killen’s Barbecue Now Offers Dinner With Table Service And Reservations

Posted: April 30, 2018 at 5:12 pm   /   Barbecue, Featured, Food Finds

When Killen’s Barbecue rolls out its revamped dinner concept this week, it becomes one of the few barbecue restaurants in Texas that offers table service and the ability to make reservations. Chef and owner Ronnie Killen—already highly regarded for the attention to detail and quality dining experience at Killen’s Steakhouse down the road—says he’s looking […]

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Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo 2018 In Houston

Posted: April 30, 2018 at 8:02 am   /   Food Finds, Holidays

On May 5, 1862, the Mexican Army defeated French forces at The Battle Of Puebla. Decades later, the victory is still celebrated in the state of Puebla and in regions far removed from the conflict. In modern times Cinco de Mayo still represents perseverance and—perhaps more accurately these days—a good excuse to party. With the holiday […]

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Chef Johann Schuster

Charivari Is Closing As Chef Johann Schuster Sets Sights On A New Restaurant

Posted: April 27, 2018 at 1:18 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings

Executive chef and owner Johann Schuster of longtime German restaurant Charivari at 2521 Bagby has decided to close after 18 years in business. It’s not entirely sad; Schuster says he is doing this in favor of opening a more casual place focused on modern European fare. Charivari’s history is being celebrated with a big customer party […]

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Beaver's

The Bar Is Open At The Original Beaver’s

Posted: April 27, 2018 at 11:40 am   /   Bars, Openings

It has been quite some time since the original Beaver’s at 2310 Decatur temporarily closed. As reported by the Houston Chronicle, when it shuttered in July 2017, the intent was that it would just be through the summer to be “rejuvenated,” i.e. maintenance and remodeling. In the meantime, the newer Beaver’s at 6025 Westheimer, under chef […]

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The Hay Merchant

The Hay Merchant Reopens With An Expanded Menu, Lunch & More

Posted: April 27, 2018 at 8:19 am   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu

Just in time to cheer on the Rockets in the conference semifinals, The Hay Merchant reopens today at 1100 Westheimer after closing temporarily for a few weeks for improvements to its beer cooler. The closing was timed alongside neighboring restaurant Underbelly’s, which will reopen as chef Chris Shepherd’s steakhouse, Georgia James. Shepherd, along with The Hay Merchant co-owner […]

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