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Who Has the Best Banh Mi in Houston? Check Out These Competition Winners

Posted: September 4, 2019 at 10:51 am   /   Featured, Food Finds, Vietnamese

The 6th Annual Bánh Mì Cookoff Fundraiser took place last night at Warehouse Live, where hundreds of attendees samples sandwich creations from twelve restaurants, caterers and food trucks to determine the honor of best bánh mì in Houston. Hosted by BPSOS Houston (Boat-People SOS) and organized in partnership with local pastry chef Dory Fung, the […]

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Neighborhood Beer Garden Opens in Spring Branch with Menu of Elevated Bar Fare

Posted: August 28, 2019 at 5:50 pm   /   Bars, Openings

Lazy Oaks Beer Garden is a quaint, dog- and kid-friendly new arrival to the Spring Branch/Shady Oaks neighborhood. Owned by Emily and Chris McReavy, who also own Public House Heights, the newly opened bar features a large back patio that opens to a full backyard. At 10158 Long Point Road, walking distance from several residential […]

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Boomtown Coffee at Understory

Understory Might be the Most Well-Designed Food Hall in Downtown Houston

Posted: August 20, 2019 at 10:25 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Understory, a contemporary food hall and gathering space at the base of Bank of America Tower at 700 Louisiana in downtown Houston, officially opened on August 18. The massive commerce station developed by Stockholm-based Skanska, which also own the 35-story tower it’s seated under, has seen consistent crowds during its first week of business. Currently, […]

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9 Best Restaurants for Creative Houston Barbecue

Posted: August 13, 2019 at 5:37 pm   /   Barbecue, Food Finds

In recent years, Houston has become a hotbed for some of the best barbecue in Texas, with several outposts gaining the respect once reserved for only famous Hill Country joints. Houston-style barbecue has also found a unique regional identity thanks to its practitioners mixing Central Texas, Gulf Coast, African-American, Mexican and Asian influences. While we […]

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Try This Sneak-Preview Recipe From An Award-Winning Houston Chef’s Cookbook

Posted: August 6, 2019 at 2:53 pm   /   Chefs You Should Know, Featured, News

Houston celebrity chef Chris Shepherd seems to be everywhere these days: television, charity events and opening restaurants like he’s playing Monopoly. The Underbelly Hospitality founder will soon add “author” to his list of career achievements. His new cookbook, Cook Like a Local, is being released on September 3, 2019. Written with former Food & Wine […]

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