New Restaurant by Two Top Chefs Meld Ancient Thai & Indigenous American Cuisines

POSTED: May 24, 2023 AT 10:47 am   /   American, Food Finds, Thai

The new collaborative restaurant from James Beard Award-nominated chef Benchawan Jabthong Painter of Street To Kitchen and David Skinner of eculent is now open in Kemah. Located at 709 Harris, th_prsrv is in the same compound as Skinner’s eculent, Meticulous Spirits and Clear Creek Vineyards. Houston Food Finder was invited to check out dinner at […]

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Co-Owner of Popular Heights Thai Eatery to Open Upscale Restaurant in River Oaks

POSTED: November 7, 2022 AT 1:56 pm   /   News, Thai

Lukkaew Srasrisuwan, co-owner of Kin Dee in the Heights, has announced that she is opening a new, upscale Thai restaurant called MaKiin (pronounced Ma-kin) in Spring 2023. It will be on the ground level of luxury high-rise Hanover River Oaks at 2651 Kipling, joining an array of developing restaurants along the Kirby corridor, including Seven, […]

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Houston Restaurant Offers Warming Touch of Laotian Cuisine on Shepherd

POSTED: July 26, 2022 AT 12:12 pm   /   Food Finds, Laotian, Thai

You might already be familiar with Sao Lao Thai Café‘s origins, even if you’ve not yet visited. The brick-and-mortar restaurant at 5013 North Shepherd evolved from the Pho-jita food truck. Pho-jita served not only Thai food, but also Mexican-fusion dishes, which were not carried over to the permanent location. When it opened, we were so […]

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Best Restaurants for Lunch in the Heights — by a Longtime Resident

POSTED: June 28, 2019 AT 10:00 am   /   Barbecue, Burgers, Food Finds, Lunch, Mexican, Tacos, Tex-Mex, Thai, Vegetarian

Having lived and worked in the Heights for almost 15 years, I’ve eaten a lot of lunches in what was Houston’s first suburb. Initially, good options were limited: walk-up fast-food joint Someburger, the now-shuttered Dacapo’s and Triple A, and Tex-Mex classic Teotihuacan, which is still serving a comforting array of fajitas, enchiladas, and shrimp dishes. […]

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