New Montrose Bar in Houston is as Suitable for Solitude as Socializing

POSTED: May 21, 2024 AT 5:19 pm   /   Bar Openings, Cocktails

Montrose’s latest bar offering, Jethro’s Cocktail Lounge, opened at 95 Tuam on April 30. It’s part of the portfolio held by L.A. restaurateurs Wade McElroy and Russell Malixi. Houston Food Finder previously reported on the new spot’s opening, and we were recently invited to see the place in person and sample some of the “retro” […]

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Family-Owned Fish and Chips Restaurant Makes a Splash in Kemah

POSTED: June 30, 2023 AT 10:30 am   /   Breakfast, Food Finds, Seafood and Fish

Fish & Chips Houston opened this past February at 609 Bradford Avenue in Kemah and has quickly reeled in a cult-following for its eponymous dish, as well as other authentic, from-scratch British fare. Just in time for Independence Day weekend, the family-owned and operated pub is launching a Full British Breakfast menu starting Saturday, July […]

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A Houston Chef’s Cookbook is Up for a 2023 James Beard Media Award

POSTED: April 26, 2023 AT 2:06 pm   /   Chefs You Should Know, Cookbooks, News

The James Beard Foundation has announced its 2023 Media Award nominees, and among them is chef and owner Anita Jaisinghani of Pondicheri, her Indian restaurant located at 2800 Kirby in West Ave. Her book, “Masala: Recipes from India, the Land of Spices”, is a contender in the International category. (Click here to read our review […]

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An Indian Thanksgiving

POSTED: November 14, 2022 AT 3:40 pm   /   Cooking, Food Finds, Holidays

Trust we will have a Thanksgiving dinner, but it will be an Indian Thanksgiving. The spices from India combined with the traditions of America fuse together in my home on Thanksgiving Day. Three generations of Indian Americans gather together at my dining table with a cute, wobbly, turkey centerpiece my little one made of paper […]

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Award-Winning Cookbook Author & Chef Yotam Ottolenghi Visits Houston

POSTED: May 5, 2022 AT 12:36 pm   /   Cookbooks, Cooking, Featured, Food Finds

On Monday, May 2, fans of chef and award-winning cookbook author Yotam Ottolenghi gathered at the Wortham Center to hear him talk about food and cooking with James Beard award-winning chef Chris Shepherd, executive chef and owner of Underbelly Hospitality. Ottolenghi, who was born in Israel, owns seven well-regarded restaurants and delis in London that […]

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