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Ronnie Killen faces off with a burger

Putting The Neighbors First: Killen’s Burgers Makes Some Adjustments

Posted: July 20, 2017 at 12:14 pm   /   Burgers

Over the course of more than a decade, chef Ronnie Killen grew his dining empire to include three restaurants in Pearland. Killen’s Steakhouse was first, and became known as a “must visit” for beef lovers. That was even more true for his follow-up, Killen’s Barbecue, which quickly garnered acclaim as one of the best barbecue joints […]

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The Impossible Burger Hits Hopdoddy Burger Bars in Houston

Posted: June 29, 2017 at 2:14 pm   /   Burgers, Featured, Food Finds

The trendy, plant-based meat substitute known as The Impossible Burger was recently introduced to the Houston market at Underbelly and The Hay Merchant. It’s now been introduced at a second group of restaurants in the area. The patty of Internet fame—or infamy, depending on the audience—is now being served at all three Hopdoddy Burger Bar locations around the […]

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Rico's Burger

Rico’s Morning + Noon + Night’s New Burgers Are Terrific—And So Are The Fries

Posted: June 20, 2017 at 11:09 am   /   Burgers, Food Finds

Last year, I set out to find the perfect casual cheeseburger for the Houston Press. While I found many stellar examples, the one at Rico’s Morning + Noon + Night (let’s just call it “Rico’s” for short) did not land a spot on the list. The overall visit just didn’t go well. Even if an extraordinarily […]

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Plant-Based Impossible Burger A Welcome Option Even In Meat-Loving Texas

Posted: June 12, 2017 at 7:00 am   /   Burgers, Featured, Food Finds, News, Vegetarian

Houston media representatives were invited by Impossible Foods and James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Shepherd of Underbelly and The Hay Merchant for the debut of the company’s flagship product: the Impossible Burger. The event marked the introduction of the plant-based burger in Texas. Having been well-received in other states, the Impossible Burger has received a good dose […]

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Jerry Built Bellaire

Small Houston Craft Burger Business Jerry Built Shutters

Posted: June 1, 2017 at 11:45 am   /   Burgers, News

It would seem like burgers made with local and organic ingredients would be an easy sell, but craft burger establishment Jerry Built shuttered this week. The tiny chain only had two locations: 10403 Katy Freeway in the Memorial area and the original at 3501 West Holcombe. Another location in The Woodlands closed earlier this year. […]

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