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Tapas platter at The Tasting Room

Notable Houston Chef Rolls Out Savvy, “Snackable” Menu at Popular Wine Bar

Posted: October 2, 2018 at 11:18 am   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu

Brandi Key, culinary director of Lasco Enterprises and an award-winning Houston chef, put her expertise to work on refreshing the menu of Max’s Wine Dive with new dishes earlier this year. Now she’s done the same for the company’s wine bar, The Tasting Room, with locations at 1101 Uptown Park in the Galleria area and 818 […]

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Max's Fish Sandwich

Brandi Key Unveils Fresh New Dishes At MAX’s Wine Dive

Posted: July 2, 2018 at 4:27 pm   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu

There’s a new chef at the reins of MAX’s Wine Dive, but she’s familiar to Houston diners. Brandi Key left her longtime role as executive chef with Clark Cooper Concepts to bring fresh ideas to Lasco Enterprises as culinary director. “It’s been fun to mix it up,” she said about her revamp of the MAX’s […]

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The Hay Merchant

The Hay Merchant Reopens With An Expanded Menu, Lunch & More

Posted: April 27, 2018 at 8:19 am   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu

Just in time to cheer on the Rockets in the conference semifinals, The Hay Merchant reopens today at 1100 Westheimer after closing temporarily for a few weeks for improvements to its beer cooler. The closing was timed alongside neighboring restaurant Underbelly’s, which will reopen as chef Chris Shepherd’s steakhouse, Georgia James. Shepherd, along with The Hay Merchant co-owner […]

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Better Luck Tomorrow's breakfast sandwich

Better Luck Tomorrow Launches Weekend Brunch Service In Houston

Posted: December 1, 2017 at 10:35 am   /   Bars With A Full Menu, Featured

Starting this weekend, Houstonians can try a new, fun brunch option at a popular bar in the Heights. Better Luck Tomorrow at 544 Yale is kicking it off this weekend. It will happen every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Chef Justin Yu (also of Theodore Rex, formerly Oxheart), along with kitchen managers Drew […]

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Downtown Houston Hotel Bar Biggio’s Is As Swanky As It Is Sporty

Posted: November 27, 2017 at 11:00 pm   /   Bars With A Full Menu, Featured

“Classy sports bar” sounds like a misnomer, but Biggio’s accomplishes that by combining chef-driven cuisine with an upscale sports-watching experience. Featuring over 30 televisions, the two-story haven is attached to the luxurious Marriott Marquis Hotel at 1777 Walker in downtown Houston. The concept is a partnership between the hotel and former Houston Astros player and Baseball Hall […]

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