Month: January 2019

Himalaya Restaurant in Houston Reaches 15 Years Amid a Mix of Accomplishments & Challenges

POSTED: January 25, 2019 AT 2:04 pm   /   Featured, Houston Restaurants to Know, News

Himalaya Restaurant at 6652 Southwest Freeway is now 15 years old. Owned and operated by Kaiser and Azra Lashkari, it has received much acclaim both locally and nationally and is a regular haunt for avid Houston diners. The spotlight on Himalaya grew particularly bright after the late chef and writer Anthony Bourdain visited Himalaya in […]

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Talented Chefs Compete For A Cause During The Truffle Masters, Houston’s Most Luxurious Winter Food Event

POSTED: January 23, 2019 AT 5:49 pm   /   News, Sponsored, Upcoming Events

Sponsored The Truffle Masters 2019 event brings together 26 of Houston’s most notable chefs for a culinary competition unlike any other in the Bayou City. Now in its fifth year, it is presented by fine ingredients importer and founding business DR Delicacy. The 2019 event is at The Revaire, 7122 Old Katy Road, from 6 […]

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Top Texas Barbecue Joint Expands with Smoked Meats To-Go & a Spanish-Influenced Deli

POSTED: January 23, 2019 AT 2:47 pm   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Openings

Tejas Chocolate Craftory & Barbecue at 200 North Elm in Tomball is regarded as one of the top barbecue restaurants, not just near Houston but in all of Texas. Now, for the first time, it’s expanded. With almost no fanfare, owner Scott Moore Jr., partner Michelle Holland and chef Greg Moore (Scott’s brother) quietly opened Tejas […]

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Carmelo’s is Temporarily Closing (Again) With Plans for a Late Spring Reopening

POSTED: January 22, 2019 AT 5:40 pm   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Closings

A press release states that Tuesday, January 22 was the last night of service for Carmelo’s Cucina Italiana until probably late in the spring. (The restaurant is closing after lunch on January 23.) Owner Benjamin Berg and executive chef and partner Daniel Berg (no coincidence with the last name; they are brothers) have decided to temporarily […]

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The Houston-Area Restaurants & Bars Helping Federal Workers During the Government Shutdown — Updated

POSTED: January 17, 2019 AT 9:33 pm   /   Feed The Need, News

So far, there’s still no end in sight for the government shutdown that started on December 22. That means that federal employees have now missed multiple paydays and many are on the edge financially. It’s an especially unfair situation for those who are designated as essential workers and still have to show up for the […]

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