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The Branch Brings Craft Beer & Elevated Food To An Unlikely Neighborhood

Posted: May 23, 2017 at 9:12 am   /   Bars With A Full Menu, News

Kyle Pierson and his distinctive hat were a familiar sight at The Hay Merchant in Montrose for years, but when he picked a neighborhood to open his own bar, The Branch (located at 7710 Long Point between Antoine and Wirt), he aimed for a craft beer desert. “When I told friends we were opening on Long […]

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Where To Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Houston

Posted: May 1, 2017 at 8:12 am   /   Featured, Holidays, News

May is here, which means it’s time to celebrate Cinco de Mayo — the day in which we celebrate Mexico’s surprising victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla. Cinco de Mayo falls on a Friday this year so it seems appropriate to celebrate by immersing yourself in Mexican food and drink. Batanga (908 Congress) […]

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Houston Bartenders Shine In Ketel One’s “Master Of The Mule” Competition

Posted: April 25, 2017 at 12:04 pm   /   Bartenders You Should Know

Monday night, Ketel One joined with Rose Gold Cocktail Den to host the Texas Heritage Master of the Mule competition, pitting seven Houston bartenders against each other to see who could create the most creative cocktail. Houston Food Finder was asked to help judge, along with chef Michael Pellegrino of Slow Dough Bread Co. and […]

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Código 1530 Tequila Launches In Houston

Posted: April 18, 2017 at 1:25 pm   /   Spirits

Most people who have tried tequila have an “accidental” tequila story. Most of the time, it’s due to overindulgence—after all, it’s easy to have one too many cold margaritas on a hot summer day. Código 1530‘s accidental story is simply that it was never meant to be sold and distributed to the masses. Houston Food Finder […]

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Brennan

At 50 Years Old, Brennan’s Of Houston Is A Model Of Endurance

Posted: April 3, 2017 at 11:14 am   /   Creole & Cajun, Food Finds

Back in 1967, Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulieu (née Wagner) and O.J. Simpson was a first-year running back for the University of Southern California. That same year, Brennan’s of Houston opened its doors and welcomed Houstonians with a hearty dose of Creole warmth and pride. That event proved much more enduring than those other points in history. The book, Miss Ella of Commander’s Palace, […]

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