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New Houston Restaurant Indigo Brings an Elegant Take on Soul Food to Lindale Park

Posted: August 23, 2018 at 2:50 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings, Southern

Lindale Park, the neighborhood east of Interstate 45 just north of downtown Houston, is now home to Indigo, a soul food restaurant with a fine dining approach. It is located at 517 Berry and operated by fine dining chef Jonny Rhodes, whose career includes time in the kitchens of Oxheart and New York’s Gramercy Tavern. He […]

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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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Sugar Land Eatery Bacon Bros. Public House Brings Home The Bacon—And More

Posted: May 4, 2017 at 7:51 am   /   Food Finds, Southern

A few years ago, Houston native Travis Cook was traveling through Greenville, South Carolina for work and stopped at the flagship Bacon Bros. Public House for a bite to eat. Thanks to regular business trips, he got to know chef Anthony Gray and restaurateurs Jason Callaway, Eric Bergelson and Mike Porter, all while falling in love with […]

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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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