Benny Chows Broadens its Appeal With New Chef, More Dishes & Lower Prices

POSTED: June 25, 2024 AT 12:15 pm   /   Asian, Chinese, Food Finds, Thai

Amid building his restaurant empire, Ben Berg is also taking time to revamp an existing concept — Benny Chows, located in the Heights at 1818 Washington Avenue. He has welcomed new executive chef Junnajet “Jett” Hurapan, who is adding Pan-Asian flare to the menu. If Hurapan’s name sounds familiar it’s because he’s been in the kitchen […]

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First Bite: New Houston Restaurant Brings Exquisite Peking Duck to Rice Village

POSTED: June 12, 2024 AT 12:07 pm   /   Asian, Chinese, Food Finds

The husband-and-wife duo of Houston restaurateurs Grace and Leo Xia have debuted their Rice Village location of Duck N Bao, bringing their signature Peking duck and housemade xiao long bao (soup dumplings) to 5215 Kelvin.  This new spot joins the Cypress and Memorial locations, which opened in 2020 and 2021, as well as the Bellaire-based, […]

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New Restaurant in the Houston Medical Center Area Wows With Fine Chinese & Japanese Fare

POSTED: April 25, 2024 AT 1:59 pm   /   Asian, Food Finds, Japanese

Located on the second floor of the Medical Center’s Blossom Hotel at 7118 Bertner, Molihua (Chinese for “jasmine”) stands poised to wow Houstonians. Chefs Ho Chee Boon and Hideki Hiwatashi oversee a menu featuring some truly innovative, interesting twists to Chinese and Japanese cuisine. Molihua will be the third restaurant in a portfolio run by […]

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