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Agu Ramen Hot Mess

Agu Ramen Offers A “Hot Mess,” But The Flavor Approach Is Quite In Order

Posted: January 12, 2017 at 6:51 pm   /   Food Finds, Ramen

It initially sounds bizarre: garlicky, tonkotsu ramen (amped up with black garlic oil, garlic butter and garlic chips, no less) topped with a heap of freshly grated Parmesan cheese. It’s called the “Innovative Hot Mess” and is one of the specialties of Agu Ramen, a Hawaiian-based chain under Okinawa-born chef Hisahi Uehara. Since November, they’ve already opened […]

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Houston Restaurant Weeks Fundraiser Posts Another Record-Breaking Year

Posted: January 11, 2017 at 10:00 am   /   News

In an announcement this morning via both press release and live broadcast on Fox 26, Houston Restaurant Weeks founder Cleverley Stone revealed that the annual fundraiser for the Houston Food Bank posted its most impressive results to-date for last year’s effort. The event, a highly anticipated one by Houston diners every August, raised $2,015,157.77 in […]

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Ship & Shield Viking Stew

Eats & Greets: Viking Restaurant In Montrose Features Big Mead Selection And Hearty Fare

Posted: January 10, 2017 at 7:51 pm   /   Bars, Food Finds

A unique Viking-themed restaurant, Ship & Shield, is now open in the former Byzantio spot at 403 West Gray. It’s a new project by Hans Gerner, who’s known for Hans Bier Haus (now closed) and Scottish pub The Kelvin Arms. While some might be inclined to assume the idea is about goofy fun, rest assured […]

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Upcoming Houston Competition Showcases One Of The World’s Most Coveted Ingredients: Truffles

Posted: January 9, 2017 at 8:44 pm   /   News

More than 20 of Houston’s top chefs will gather at the Hobby Center For the Performing Arts on Monday, January 16 to prove who can make the most delectable dish with one of the world’s most coveted delicacies: black truffles. It’s the third year of The Truffle Masters competition (formerly named the Houston Truffle Chef Charity […]

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Churrascos The Woodlands

Cordúa Group Revamps Américas In The Woodlands
Into A Churrascos

Posted: January 6, 2017 at 5:39 pm   /   News

It’s not uncommon for long-established, successful restaurants to have to occasionally step back and take a look at refreshing the concept. That is exactly what executive chef David Cordúa says was needed at the Américas location located right next to the Woodlands Waterway. It has been rebranded into the sixth location of Churrascos, a well-loved […]

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