Author: Sandra Cook

Hughie’s on North Main Officially Opening Next Week With One Arm Tied Behind…er…Next Door

POSTED: August 9, 2017 AT 3:26 pm   /   Beer, Cocktails, Featured, News, Uncategorized

For years now, Hughie’s Tavern & Vietnamese Grille (1802 West 18th), located in a former Timbergrove-area Dairy Queen, has been wildly popular destination for those craving craft beer and good Vietnamese grub. Earlier this year, word spread that Phillip Pham and fam had leased the former Foreign Correspondents space at 4727 North Main, then came […]

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Chef Hugo Ortega’s Xochi Rolls Out Saturday Brunch

POSTED: July 13, 2017 AT 9:48 am   /   Brunch!, News

Houston’s Sunday brunch options abound, but Saturdays are thoroughly brunch-able, too. James Beard Award-winning Chef Hugo Ortega has proven he knows how to deliver a knock-out brunch at his other restaurants, such as Hugo’s and Caracol. Now, his latest restaurant, Xochi, (in the new Marriott Marquis downtown at 1777 Walker) has added Saturday brunch from […]

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What the fork? Is Beaver’s original location done or reinventing?

POSTED: July 12, 2017 AT 11:12 am   /   Barbecue, News

Beaver’s original location (2310 Decatur St., off Washington) is taking the summer off. The watering hole’s website strictly says they’ve “Gone Fishing,” while a short press statement released this week explains that the Decatur location will reopen in the fall as they celebrate 10 Years of serving cocktails and tasty food. Are changes on the […]

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Dine Alone At Houston Restaurant Bar Counters Like A Rock Star

POSTED: July 6, 2017 AT 5:29 pm   /   Food Finds

While most of us prefer to share meals with friends or a special someone, a dining companion is not always a given. Fortunately, certain Houston restaurants are especially appealing options for solo diners. Dining at the bar suits most single eaters, and sure beats skipping a meal or settling for drive-through. At restaurants with pleasant […]

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