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The Essential Dishes of Houston and Where to Eat Them: Steak

Posted: February 7, 2019 at 10:03 am   /   Featured, Food Finds, Houston's Best, Steakhouse

No dish more accurately reflects Houston’s guns-and-oil heritage than the almighty Texas steak. Whether pan-fried, broiled or sous vide then seared, steak represents both quintessential American fine dining and a cultural throwback to the state’s cowboy days. It is, therefore, the most fitting dish to kick off this new weekly series about Houston’s essential dishes and our […]

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Sarah Troxell Speed Rack regional win

Houstonian Wins All-Female Bartender Competition and is Heading to the National Finals — Updated

Posted: January 29, 2019 at 9:26 am   /   Bartenders You Should Know, Featured, News

Nobie’s bar manager Sarah Troxell won last night’s regional South Central Speed Rack competition. The win means that she’ll go on to the national Speed Rack finals held in Chicago. Houston bartenders Sarah Davies of Tiny Boxwoods and Zulco Rodriguez of Anvil Bar & Refuge also competed. Watch the video below by Houston Food Finder […]

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Kaiser and Azra Lashkari of Himalaya

Himalaya Restaurant in Houston Reaches 15 Years Amid a Mix of Accomplishments & Challenges

Posted: January 25, 2019 at 2:04 pm   /   Featured, Houston Restaurants to Know, News

Himalaya Restaurant at 6652 Southwest Freeway is now 15 years old. Owned and operated by Kaiser and Azra Lashkari, it has received much acclaim both locally and nationally and is a regular haunt for avid Houston diners. The spotlight on Himalaya grew particularly bright after the late chef and writer Anthony Bourdain visited Himalaya in […]

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bocadillo at Tejas Market

Top Texas Barbecue Joint Expands with Smoked Meats To-Go & a Spanish-Influenced Deli

Posted: January 23, 2019 at 2:47 pm   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Openings

Tejas Chocolate Craftory & Barbecue at 200 North Elm in Tomball is regarded as one of the top barbecue restaurants, not just near Houston but in all of Texas. Now, for the first time, it’s expanded. With almost no fanfare, owner Scott Moore Jr., partner Michelle Holland and chef Greg Moore (Scott’s brother) quietly opened Tejas […]

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Carmelo’s is Temporarily Closing (Again) With Plans for a Late Spring Reopening

Posted: January 22, 2019 at 5:40 pm   /   Featured, News, Restaurant Closings

A press release states that Tuesday, January 22 was the last night of service for Carmelo’s Cucina Italiana until probably late in the spring. (The restaurant is closing after lunch on January 23.) Owner Benjamin Berg and executive chef and partner Daniel Berg (no coincidence with the last name; they are brothers) have decided to temporarily […]

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