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New Montrose Restaurant Offers Gluten-, Peanut- and Refined Sugar-Free Dishes Without Sacrificing Flavor

POSTED: June 8, 2023 AT 4:49 pm   /   Featured, Healthy

I’ll be the first to admit that I visited Picnik at 888 Westheimer with a dose of skepticism. Having a background in healthcare, a restaurant that touts itself as “healthy” and markets adaptogens (which have no scientific evidence to support their benefits) will always cause me to raise an eyebrow. When Houston Food Finder received […]

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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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Seek Out This Halal Eatery in a West Houston Convenience Store

POSTED: March 23, 2021 AT 1:58 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Middle Eastern

Sometimes, the best quick, fresh and well-priced meals can come from unexpected places — especially in Houston. Sometimes, there are unexpected mom-and-pop gems inside of convenience stores, gas stations and grocery stores. Such is the case for Oh Mmm Gyros, nestled in a corner of the recently opened J Mart convenience store at 3801 Jeanetta. […]

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Chris Shepherd Grows Underbelly Hospitality With Fiery New Restaurant at Regent Square

POSTED: March 22, 2021 AT 12:04 pm   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Openings

Chef Chris Shepherd of Underbelly Hospitality is adding yet another project to his portfolio. A new concept focused on cooking with fire is coming to Regent Square at 1203 Dunlavy. GID Development Group is working on the mixed-use complex in conjunction with CBT architects and OJB Landscape Architecture. Regent Square is close to Buffalo Bayou […]

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