Author: Mario-Sebastian Berry

Mexican Restaurant in Northwest Houston Offers Big Sonoran Flavors

POSTED: February 20, 2024 AT 11:07 am   /   Food Finds, Mexican

Owner-operators Renee Saenz and Francisco Rios debuted Luchador Micheladas y Botanas at 7751 Barker Cypress on January 24. The restaurant offers a fun, unique and flavorful experience with a wide selection of Sonoran specialties as well as micheladas, margaritas and mezcal cocktails.  Saenz and Rios extended an invitation to Houston Food Finder to visit the […]

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Rodeo Crowns Houston Restaurant Winners at Best Bites Competition

POSTED: February 19, 2024 AT 9:13 am   /   Food & Drink Festivals, News, Texas

Each year, the Houston Rodeo season kicks off with the Rodeo Uncorked! Roundup & Best Bites Competition at NRG Center. The huge event brings together food and wine enthusiasts, hospitality professionals, food writers and dozens of judges to celebrate 450 award-winning wines and to taste over 100 signature dishes from restaurants competing for ornate belt-buckle […]

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Longstanding Montrose Eatery Closes to Make Way for Thai Restaurant

POSTED: February 15, 2024 AT 12:29 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings, Restaurant Openings

Mediterranean eatery La Fendee has been a fixture at 1402 Westheimer in some form or another for 17 years. It’s now shuttered, and despite a note on the website’s homepage saying that La Fendee is “closed for maintenance and remodeling until further notice,” a notice for a mixed-beverage permit application on the door indicates that […]

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Luxury Liquor Filled Chocolate Shop And Speakeasy Coming to East Downtown

POSTED: February 13, 2024 AT 9:34 am   /   Bar Openings, Cocktails

Chocolate lovers rejoice! A chocolate company that specializes in decadent treats filled with luxury spirits is coming to East Downtown this March. CASE Chocolates is opening a retail space and speakeasy at The Plant mixed use development center located at 3401 Harrisburg next door to James Beard Award-winning Thai restaurant Street to Kitchen. The company […]

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