First Bite: New Houston Restaurant From Top Chef Finalist Reflects City’s Diversity

POSTED: February 9, 2023 AT 1:07 pm   /   Asian, Food Finds, Heights

It’s not an exaggeration to say that Jūn, located at 420 East 20th in the Heights, is one of the most-anticipated restaurant openings this year. This is, of course, because chef and owner Evelyn Garcia was on season 19 of Bravo’s Top Chef, which was mostly filmed in Houston. She didn’t win but certainly made the […]

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Houston Chinese Restaurant Opens Breathtaking Heights Location

POSTED: September 28, 2022 AT 3:51 pm   /   Food Finds, Heights

Ask a Houstonian where out-of-town guests should eat and a handful of restaurants will repeatedly be included in their recommendations: The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation, Hugo’s, Himalaya, Crawfish & Noodles and Mala Sichuan Bistro — most likely the original in Chinatown. That’s the location that was named a James Beard Award finalist. However, the newest […]

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Heights Restaurant With Specialty Sandwiches Rebrands to Le Café Joséphine

POSTED: February 11, 2022 AT 9:14 am   /   Food Finds, French, Heights

The Heights is getting a refreshed specialty sandwich shop. Le Cafe Joséphine is replacing Neo Baguette at 201 East 20th, which opened in September 2018. The restaurant is still under the same ownership of the Chaabi family, which hails from Morocco, but is now being managed directly by daughter Noor. Le Café Joséphine’s menu, like […]

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Field & Tides’ Revitalized Menu Offers Fresh Takes on Southern Food in The Heights

POSTED: November 1, 2021 AT 12:48 pm   /   Food Finds, Heights

Over the summer, Field & Tides, located at 705 East 11th, updated a large portion of its menu. Chef and co-owner Travis Lenig takes a creative approach to Southern cuisine, blending it with elements from other cultures, such as Italian, Mexican and those along the Gulf Coast. The menu features an array of seafood dishes […]

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Best Houston Restaurant Patios in the Heights

POSTED: October 15, 2021 AT 11:00 am   /   Food Finds, Heights

A drive down Heights Boulevard, the main thoroughfare of The Heights (named for towering a whopping 27-feet in elevation over downtown) can make you forget you are in the sprawling metropolis of Houston. The road’s grand esplanade displays modern sculptures in an ever-changing exhibit. Live oak trees shade Victorian mansions and cozy bungalows. Independently owned […]

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