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Luxe Houston Creole Restaurant Hosts Traveling Red Beans & Rice Pop-Up Dinner

Posted: January 17, 2020 at 5:38 pm   /   Creole & Cajun, News

Red beans and rice served on Mondays is a long-standing Southern tradition since the 19th century when Monday was laundry day. The one pot meal was a simple solution for time-strapped folks and also utilized Sunday’s leftover ham bone. In contrast, modern renditions typically include andouille sausage. Brennan’s of Houston at 3300 Smith is honoring […]

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Blue Crab Fingers at One Fifth Gulf Coast

The Best New Houston Restaurants of 2019

Posted: December 17, 2019 at 7:00 am   /   Barbecue, Creole & Cajun, Food Finds, Houston's Best, Seafood, Vietnamese

A truism: the better the food year, the harder it is to whittle down and rank our annual Best New Restaurants list. 2019 was one of the best in recent memory. This year, many essential and long-anticipated factors came together to produce excellent results, and by that we mean a number of worthy new dishes, […]

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Treebeards barbecue shrimp and grits

Treebeards Celebrates its 40th Anniversary with Guest Chefs & a $1.95 Dish

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 10:28 am   /   Creole & Cajun, Featured, Food Finds

Treebeards has long been a downtown Houston staple thanks to its rib-sticking, affordable Cajun dishes such as gumbo, étouffée and red beans and rice. The company is now up to five restaurants but it’s been 40 years since the original opened. To celebrate, all Treebeards locations are featuring dishes created by James Beard Award-winning chef […]

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wild strawberry at Poitín

“Irish Moonshine” Restaurant Poitín Is Part Southern Comfort & Part World Tour

Posted: July 12, 2018 at 2:39 pm   /   Creole & Cajun, Food Finds, Southern

Poitín opened mid-May at 2313 Edwards in the Sawyer Yards complex in Houston, becoming one of just a few restaurants with a fantastic view of the downtown skyline. It’s operated by Irish native Ian Tucker (who also owns charmingly named Balls Out Burger in the Heights) and was funded by a successful NextSeed micro-investment campaign. Even […]

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Bubba T's po' boy

Under The Radar: Bubba T’s Is Serving Up Classic Cajun Dishes In Spring

Posted: May 8, 2018 at 7:00 am   /   Creole & Cajun, Featured, Food Finds

The original Bubba T’s Cajun Kitchen opened in 2013 at 610 Rayford in Spring and offers a variety of fish and Cajun classics that have evolved over time. Owners Bland and Andra Brown opened a second location at 202 Sawdust, only one mile from the original location, in March of 2017. The offerings at both […]

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