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Emmaline Rolls Out Impressive Summer Menu

Posted: June 14, 2019 at 9:28 am   /   Featured, Food Finds, French, Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, Seafood, Southern

Emmaline, Sam Governale’s Napa-inspired restaurant at 3210 West Dallas, has launched a new summer menu for lunch and dinner. Inspired by his travels and suggestions from from his Montrose and River Oaks customers, Governale developed the menu in partnership with acclaimed chef-consultant Omar Pereney and Emmaline’s chef de cuisine Danielle Mokuau. Houston Food Finder was […]

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Restaurant With Chicken and Waffles and Late-Night Hours Now Open in Midtown Houston

Posted: April 12, 2019 at 11:21 am   /   Chicken, Food Finds, Fried Chicken, Southern

A new Southern comfort food restaurant, Taste Bar + Kitchen, has taken up residence in the historic Sterling House at 3015 Bagby in midtown Houston. Co-owner and executive chef Don Bowie, former executive chef of Flower Child, and his business partner Kevin Kelley invited Houston Food Finder to a preview of what’s in store. The […]

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Where To Find the Best Chicken Fried Steak In Houston

Posted: November 12, 2018 at 7:00 am   /   Food Finds, Southern

While the exact origins of chicken fried steak (CFS for short) are up for debate, it’s no secret that Texans have a strong affinity for this iconic slab of tenderized, batter-encrusted beef smothered in rich gravy. It is a beloved year-round staple in home kitchens and restaurants alike where time-honored recipes are revered by diners […]

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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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“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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