Author: Meredith Nudo

First Bite: New Houston Restaurant Brings Exquisite Peking Duck to Rice Village

POSTED: June 12, 2024 AT 12:07 pm   /   Asian, Chinese, Food Finds

The husband-and-wife duo of Houston restaurateurs Grace and Leo Xia have debuted their Rice Village location of Duck N Bao, bringing their signature Peking duck and housemade xiao long bao (soup dumplings) to 5215 Kelvin.  This new spot joins the Cypress and Memorial locations, which opened in 2020 and 2021, as well as the Bellaire-based, […]

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New Montrose Bar in Houston is as Suitable for Solitude as Socializing

POSTED: May 21, 2024 AT 5:19 pm   /   Bar Openings, Cocktails

Montrose’s latest bar offering, Jethro’s Cocktail Lounge, opened at 95 Tuam on April 30. It’s part of the portfolio held by L.A. restaurateurs Wade McElroy and Russell Malixi. Houston Food Finder previously reported on the new spot’s opening, and we were recently invited to see the place in person and sample some of the “retro” […]

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Greenway Restaurant Tipsy Treats Melds Soul Food Classics With Cocktails To Go

POSTED: April 27, 2024 AT 9:12 am   /   Food Finds, Southern

Sherrel Lemon, owner, bartender and chef of the newly-opened Greenway bar and brunch spot Tipsy Treats to Go, located at 3839 Southwest Freeway, could not have a more appropriate surname. After honing her craft for over 25 years at places like Houston’s and Grace’s, she possesses a special flair for fruity, sugary drinks that seem […]

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New Restaurant in the Houston Medical Center Area Wows With Fine Chinese & Japanese Fare

POSTED: April 25, 2024 AT 1:59 pm   /   Asian, Food Finds, Japanese

Located on the second floor of the Medical Center’s Blossom Hotel at 7118 Bertner, Molihua (Chinese for “jasmine”) stands poised to wow Houstonians. Chefs Ho Chee Boon and Hideki Hiwatashi oversee a menu featuring some truly innovative, interesting twists to Chinese and Japanese cuisine. Molihua will be the third restaurant in a portfolio run by […]

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