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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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Brennan

At 50 Years Old, Brennan’s Of Houston Is A Model Of Endurance

Posted: April 3, 2017 at 11:14 am   /   Creole & Cajun, Food Finds

Back in 1967, Elvis Presley married Priscilla Beaulieu (née Wagner) and O.J. Simpson was a first-year running back for the University of Southern California. That same year, Brennan’s of Houston opened its doors and welcomed Houstonians with a hearty dose of Creole warmth and pride. That event proved much more enduring than those other points in history. The book, Miss Ella of Commander’s Palace, […]

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