Vietnamese Restaurant From MasterChef & Houston Crawfish King Now Open

POSTED: October 2, 2020 AT 11:19 am   /   Food Finds, Vietnamese

Xin Chao, the long-awaited collaboration between Christine Ha of The Blind Goat and Tony Nguyen from Saigon House, is now in its soft-opening phase. Located at 2310 Decatur, the former home of the original Beaver’s and Decatur Bar & Pop-Up Factory, the new Vietnamese restaurant is the duo’s first joint venture. Ha won season three of […]

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Silver Lining: A Houstonian Used The COVID Shut-Down to Start a Local Food Business

POSTED: June 15, 2020 AT 11:15 am   /   Food Finds, Vietnamese

An Dao is a trained medical researcher by trade. With the COVID-19 shutdown in mid-March, though, which included certain segments of the medical profession, she found herself with unexpected free time. She used it to start Pantry By Nature, a business that sells Tiger Saté, a Vietnamese-style chili sauce, in mild, medium and hot heat levels. […]

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Who Has the Best Banh Mi in Houston? Check Out These Competition Winners

POSTED: September 4, 2019 AT 10:51 am   /   Featured, Food Finds, Vietnamese

The 6th Annual Bánh Mì Cookoff Fundraiser took place last night at Warehouse Live, where hundreds of attendees samples sandwich creations from twelve restaurants, caterers and food trucks to determine the honor of best bánh mì in Houston. Hosted by BPSOS Houston (Boat-People SOS) and organized in partnership with local pastry chef Dory Fung, the […]

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