Food Finds

Former Rainbow Lodge Chef Is Making Southern Magic At Hearsay Gastro Lounge

POSTED: December 12, 2016 AT 9:28 pm   /   Food Finds, Southern

This past spring, Hearsay Gastro Lounge at 218 Travis landed chef Kelly Boyd—and many Houston diners are already familiar with his cooking. Boyd served as the executive chef of Rainbow Lodge for nearly two years. (Chef Mark Schmidt quickly reclaimed that position last February after the closing of his restaurant Blackbird & Henry in Austin.) […]

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Momentum Coffee Brings High-Quality Brews To Spring

POSTED: December 9, 2016 AT 4:27 pm   /   Coffee & Tea, Food Finds

A group of highly trained and experienced professionals have banded together to bring an underserved area of Spring a top-notch coffee house. Don’t worry, tea lovers: there are some excellent brewed beverages for you to enjoy as well. Momentum Coffee is now open at 3555 Rayford just off the Hardy Toll Road. It’s co-owned by […]

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Finder Favorites: Tex-Mex Tours At Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen

POSTED: December 6, 2016 AT 7:43 pm   /   Tex-Mex

When the weather is chilly, a plate of hot, saucy enchiladas really hits the spot. Sylvia Casares of Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen has created plates of these that are more interesting than the usual combo platter All three Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen locations offers two different “Enchilada Culinary Tours”; “flights” of four enchiladas each. The “North of the […]

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Eats & Greets: New Rice Village Ramen Shop Nao Is Now Open

POSTED: December 6, 2016 AT 2:48 pm   /   Food Finds, Ramen

With Kubo’s no longer open, the Rice Village shopping district hasn’t had much to choose from in the way of Japanese food, but “Nao” that’s changed. (Sorry, couldn’t resist.) Nao Ramen House is now open in the space that was formerly the restaurant “55” at 5510 Morningside. It’s owned by Piran Esfahani, who is also […]

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Eats & Greets: Pinkerton’s Barbecue Finds A Home in The Heights

POSTED: December 5, 2016 AT 8:11 pm   /   Barbecue, Food Finds

It’s been a little over a year since Culturemap Houston broke the news of Grant Pinkerton finding a space for his new venture, Pinkerton’s Barbecue. Renovations and the cumbersome City of Houston permitting and approval process took longer than expected but this past Saturday, Pinkerton’s was finally able to host a sneak peek of what it will offer […]

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