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Forthcoming Houston Restaurant SING Is Opening In The Heights This Fall

Posted: May 1, 2018 at 9:37 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

It was announced in December 2017 that longtime Houston restaurateur Jerry Lasco (best known for Max’s Wine Dive and The Tasting Room in Houston) is partnering with local pop-up chef and former Houston Press freelance restaurant critic Cuc Lam on a new eatery named SING. That’s short for “Singapore,” but the duo is also aiming their […]

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Sarah Cueno and Christa Havican

All-Female Team Leads Bar Program At Houston Restaurant Poitín Opening May 14 — Updated

Posted: May 1, 2018 at 7:55 am   /   Bars, Bartenders You Should Know

Houstonians who appreciate cocktails and spirits have probably sipped a drink created by Christa Havican or Sarah Cuneo. Over the past decade, Havican has been behind of the bar at Boheme, Reserve 101, Goodnight Charlie’s and others while Cuneo worked her way up from bartender at Anvil Bar & Refuge to general manager at The […]

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Chef Johann Schuster

Charivari Is Closing As Chef Johann Schuster Sets Sights On A New Restaurant

Posted: April 27, 2018 at 1:18 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings

Executive chef and owner Johann Schuster of longtime German restaurant Charivari at 2521 Bagby has decided to close after 18 years in business. It’s not entirely sad; Schuster says he is doing this in favor of opening a more casual place focused on modern European fare. Charivari’s history is being celebrated with a big customer party […]

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Beaver's

The Bar Is Open At The Original Beaver’s

Posted: April 27, 2018 at 11:40 am   /   Bars, Openings

It has been quite some time since the original Beaver’s at 2310 Decatur temporarily closed. As reported by the Houston Chronicle, when it shuttered in July 2017, the intent was that it would just be through the summer to be “rejuvenated,” i.e. maintenance and remodeling. In the meantime, the newer Beaver’s at 6025 Westheimer, under chef […]

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The 2018 Houston Barbecue Festival In Pictures—And Some Of Our Favorite Bites

Posted: April 18, 2018 at 12:49 pm   /   Barbecue, Food Festivals, News

As usual, the 2018 Houston Barbecue Festival seemed to be a roaring success with many attendees. The mild, sunny day with temperatures in the low 70s couldn’t have been better. An increase in barbecue purveyors this year meant shorter lines at most booths. There were a few exceptions. Huge lines persisted at the Truth Barbeque […]

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