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November 2018

Another Chef-Driven Chain is Opening a Tex-Mex Restaurant in Houston

Posted: November 15, 2018 at 2:31 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Fox Restaurant Concepts — which is in the process of selling its interests in North Italia and Flower Child to business partner The Cheesecake Factory — is heading back to Houston to open another new restaurant. This time, it’s Tex-Mex. The Phoenix-based company is led by multiple-time James Beard Award nominee Sam Fox and also recently […]

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Smoked Salmon Breakfast Burger at BuffBurger

Houston Burger Chain Is Putting a Gourmet Touch on Breakfast Sandwiches

Posted: November 14, 2018 at 8:18 am   /   Breakfast, Food Finds

BuffBurger, the homegrown Houston burger chain owned by Paul “Buff” Burden and his wife, Sarah Morris Burden, recently rolled out a line of breakfast sandwiches for Houstonians on the go, as well as those who simply have time to enjoy a morning repast. To accommodate breakfast, BuffBurger locations now open at 7 a.m. daily. Like […]

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Yuzu Ceviche at Shun

New Houston Restaurant Shun Merges Japanese Tradition with Contemporary Flavors

Posted: November 13, 2018 at 6:22 pm   /   Food Finds, Japanese

Naoki Yoshida says he has been cooking authentic Japanese food for 18 years. The Houston native and second-generation Japanese-American worked at his family’s sushi restaurant, Nippon, starting when he was only 15. Since then, he has honed his craft by training in Japan, Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami. Now, Yoshida is bringing his take on the simplicity and […]

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Photo of turkey on a platter on a table, surrounded by a pecan pie, green bean casserole and sweet potatoes.

Where to Get Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go in Houston – Updated 11/14

Posted: November 13, 2018 at 9:54 am   /   Holidays, News

While Thanksgiving is a great time to gather with family and friends and share gratitude, there’s no doubt some folks find the prep work and cooking exhausting. (A mountain of dirty dishes? No thanks.) Fortunately, restaurants across the Bayou City can rescue overworked hosts and hostesses with dinners-to-go, thus eliminating much of the stress. Note […]

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Smoked Duck Gumbo at Rainbow Lodge

Take Rainbow Lodge’s Game Meats and More Home for Thanksgiving

Posted: November 12, 2018 at 12:10 pm   /   Sponsored

Sponsored Cooler weather marks the start of “our season” at Rainbow Lodge. It’s the time of year when the harvest is celebrated, the decorations go up, and the fireplaces cast a warm glow. Let us help you bring some exciting Lodge flavors home with our popular Thanksgiving Carry Out Menu! Make executive chef Mark Schmidt’s roasted […]

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