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Under the Radar: Mezza Grille Entices With A Diverse, Global Menu

Posted: February 5, 2018 at 2:12 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Mediterranean

In the here-today-gone-tomorrow world of restaurants, nearly 13 years in business is a rare achievement. Nonetheless Mezza Grille, the family-owned, modern American fusion restaurant has quietly made itself a staple in the lives of a very loyal customer base. Tucked into a corner of Dimensions Shopping Plaza on the west side of The Galleria, Mike […]

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Move Over, Beef: The Newest Luxury Meat Is Texas-Raised, Acorn-Fed Pork

Posted: January 18, 2018 at 3:15 pm   /   Food Finds

Ibérico pork from Spain is akin to high-end Wagyu and Kobe in the beef world. It originated centuries ago on the Iberian Peninsula. The Romans are credited for developing this ancient breed by feeding them acorns from the live oak trees planted along the southwestern edge of modern-day Spain. The luxurious flavor, texture and quality […]

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Houston Chefs To Know: Lance Fegen At Liberty Kitchen

Posted: January 17, 2018 at 12:40 pm   /   Chefs You Should Know, News

“It’s not hard to become a chef but it’s really freakin’ hard to stay one,” says Lance Fegen, the culinary director and a managing partner of F.E.E.D. TX restaurant group. With that perspective, it’s remarkable that he has maintained a career spanning 27 years. His early days in the Houston restaurant business includes work at […]

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Downtown Houston Hotel Bar Biggio’s Is As Swanky As It Is Sporty

Posted: November 27, 2017 at 11:00 pm   /   Bars With A Full Menu, Featured

“Classy sports bar” sounds like a misnomer, but Biggio’s accomplishes that by combining chef-driven cuisine with an upscale sports-watching experience. Featuring over 30 televisions, the two-story haven is attached to the luxurious Marriott Marquis Hotel at 1777 Walker in downtown Houston. The concept is a partnership between the hotel and former Houston Astros player and Baseball Hall […]

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Hopdoddy’s Turducken Burger Is Thanksgiving On A Bun

Posted: November 14, 2017 at 3:53 pm   /   Burgers, Featured, Food Finds

Impatient Thanksgiving fans can tuck into holiday flavors early at Hopdoddy Burger Bar with its annual nod to season’s most festive meal. This year, it’s a limited time “turducken” (turkey, duck and chicken) burger available through November 22 at both Houston locations (4444 Westheimer and 5510 Morningside). Inspired by the poultry trifecta of the same […]

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