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Luca Manfé in The Lucky Fig food truck

A Sad “Ciao” For The Lucky Fig Food Truck

Posted: December 31, 2016 at 5:03 pm   /   News

Anyone who thinks running a food truck is easier than running a brick and mortar restaurant should pause and consider the story of cookbook author/Masterchef winner Luca Manfè and his gourmet Italian food truck, The Lucky Fig. Manfè has announced that, after December 31, the food truck will no longer be in business thanks to […]

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Black Eyed Pea Sandwich at Beaver's

Top Picks For New Year’s Day Brunch In Houston

Posted: December 30, 2016 at 7:43 pm   /   Food Finds, Holidays

Maybe you partied ’til dawn ringing in the new year (and kicking 2016 to the curb) and need some insight on where to nosh. Maybe you hunkered down to stay out of the tornado that was 2016 and are just venturing out into the light of a new dawn. Or maybe you just plain neƒed to […]

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In Pictures: Get An Eyeful Of Peli Peli’s New, Surprising Menu Items

Posted: December 29, 2016 at 7:10 pm   /   Food Finds

South African restaurant Peli Peli’s original location is in Vintage Park in far Northwest Houston. It cultivated a passionate fan base that’s enabled expansion to a second location in the Galleria, the fast-casual concept Peli Peli Kitchen in the Hedwig Village area near I-10, and more locations on the way in Katy and Austin. Longtime […]

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Domenic Laurenzo

Is A New Laurenzo Family Concept Slated For Midtown Houston? – Updated

Posted: December 28, 2016 at 8:23 pm   /   News

An eagle-eyed reader spotted an employment ad on Craigslist for a new concept named Laurenzo’s Bar & Grill. The company is seeking candidates for “front and back of house.” The Laurenzo family are the heirs of legendary Tex-Mex pioneer “Mama” Ninfa Laurenzo and also helm the El Tiempo chain, as well as the Laurenzo’s restaurant […]

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Frederic Perrier

Longtime Houston-Area Chef Decides to Sell French Restaurant In Sugar Land

Posted: December 22, 2016 at 6:17 pm   /   News

Frédéric Perrier has a more than 20-year history as a chef and restaurateur in the Houston area. He built his reputation at 5115 Grille and Perrier Café before deciding to keep his work closer to home. In 2007, he established French restaurant Aura in a quaint, New England-style shopping center in Missouri City. There, it […]

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