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Texas Meets Hawaii At A Lūʻau This Sunday At Southern Goods

Posted: May 26, 2017 at 2:05 pm   /   News

Tropical breezes are calling all the way from Southern Goods at 632 West 19th this Sunday as they host a Hawaiian lūʻau that features eats and sips inspired by island fare. The lūʻau kicks off at noon with an a la carte menu that can be enjoyed inside or on the restaurant’s spacious covered patio. The non-ticketed […]

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The Branch dining room

The Branch Brings Craft Beer & Elevated Food To An Unlikely Neighborhood

Posted: May 23, 2017 at 9:12 am   /   Bars With A Full Menu, News

Kyle Pierson and his distinctive hat were a familiar sight at The Hay Merchant in Montrose for years, but when he picked a neighborhood to open his own bar, The Branch (located at 7710 Long Point between Antoine and Wirt), he aimed for a craft beer desert. “When I told friends we were opening on Long […]

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Two Houston-Area Barbecue Joints Among 10 Best In Texas Monthly’s “Top 50 List”

Posted: May 22, 2017 at 8:45 am   /   Barbecue, News

“The List” is out—the one we’ve been waiting on for four years. Texas Monthly’s picks for its quadrennial 50 Best Barbecue Joints in Texas list have been revealed. In other words, it’s now time for the months of debating, defending, and discrediting the findings on social media to begin! Here are the top 10 barbecue joints in Texas for 2017, […]

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Saul Obregon

La Macro Brick-And-Mortar Has Closed, But Owner Has Plans For The Future

Posted: May 19, 2017 at 11:47 am   /   News

Last Sunday, Mother’s Day, was the final day of business for La Macro at 5111 Washington. That address will now belong to Coast Eatery + Bar. (We’ll cover details on that in a forthcoming article.) However, owner Saul Obregon is still operating the La Macro taco truck at Raven Tower from 7 p.m. to midnight Wednesdays through […]

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Evan Turner

Evan Turner Is Returning To Helen Greek Food & Wine and Helen In The Heights

Posted: May 19, 2017 at 10:54 am   /   News

Surprise! The owners of Helen Greek Food & Wine and Helen In The Heights have announced that sommelier Evan Turner is returning to the fold (almost certainly after some consideration and negotiation on both sides). This news comes just 11 days after Turner’s departure announcement on May 8. A statement from the company reads as follows: The […]

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