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Baby Kale Salad at Bosscat

Eats & Greets: Bosscat Kitchen Hits a Casual Sweetspot

Posted: February 23, 2017 at 3:03 pm   /   Food Finds, Southern, Whisk(e)y

Bosscat Kitchen & Libations at 4310 Westheimer just threw open its doors to the public, but Houston Food Finder got a sneak peek a few days early at a preview event. On offer is an upscale casual menu that features a host of Southern-inspired dishes. Owner Leslie Nguyen, who grew up in Louisiana, puts a […]

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Chico Ramirez and Travis Lenig of Field & Tides

Eats & Greets: Field & Tides Now Open In the Heights

Posted: February 16, 2017 at 2:47 pm   /   Food Finds, Southern

Never say that chef Travis Lenig is lazy. On Monday, he and his business partner, Christopher “Chico” Ramirez, not only swung open the doors of new restaurant Field & Tides for the first time, but also rolled out the red carpet for a sizeable group of food writers two hours beforehand. That’s a lot to […]

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Lucille's branzino

Lucille’s Fresh Take On Southern Cuisine Reveals A Restaurant In Its Prime

Posted: February 1, 2017 at 1:09 pm   /   Food Finds, Southern

I had not been back to Lucille’s at 5512 LaBranch in midtown Houston since it opened four years ago. This was for a few reasons. My off-putting introduction was what I’ll always think of as the “loaves and fishes” media luncheon. There were seven food writers in attendance. At some point, a single plate of […]

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Fried chicken at Hearsay

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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