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Chef Alex Padilla Of The Original Ninfa’s Is Fighting For A Televised Win In NYC

Posted: February 21, 2018 at 6:12 pm   /   Chefs You Should Know, News

After winning the regional “Best Chef On The Block” competition sponsored by the ABC talk show “The Chew,” executive chef Alex Padilla of The Original Ninfa’s On Navigation advanced to the national finals in New York. The final round is being televised on Thursday, February 22 at noon Central Time. For today’s semifinals, chefs were […]

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Fig & Olive Readies For An Early March Debut Inside The Galleria—Updated

Posted: February 21, 2018 at 3:19 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Updated 2/22/2018, 10:37 a.m.: Statement added from Fig & Olive below. March will roar in like a lion—and bring new restaurant Fig & Olive with it. It is slated to open in the former Saks Fifth Avenue space in The Galleria. It is the latest location for an upscale chain that already has locations in […]

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What the Fork? Breakfast Options Abound And A New Wine Bar Is Coming

Posted: February 19, 2018 at 11:29 am   /   Featured, News

As the winners of the 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Rodeo Uncorked! Roundup and Best Bites Competition are still basking in their buckle-winning glory, we’re looking ahead to what’s next on the dining scene. The biggest trend in Houston these days is breakfast, and along those lines a one restaurant is launching an early-morning […]

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Newcomers And Old Favorites Alike Win Big At Houston Rodeo Uncorked! Best Bites

Posted: February 19, 2018 at 9:40 am   /   Food Festivals, News

Houstonians dusted off their hats and boots and headed to NRG Center for the annual Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Uncorked! Roundup and Best Bites Competition on Sunday night. Every year, it’s the first big public event that truly marks rodeo season getting into high gear in Houston. Chefs and their teams from 104 restaurants offered up […]

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The 2018 James Beard Award Semifinalist List Is Out—And It’s A Banner Year For Houston

Posted: February 15, 2018 at 11:36 am   /   Editor's Choice, Featured, News

The cuts from the “long list” of James Beard Awards to the short list of finalists run deep, so there is no telling who from Houston will remain when that happens. For now, though, the Bayou City can revel in a lot of pride in the quality of its food scene as demonstrated in the […]

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