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“Better Luck Tomorrow” From Oxheart’s Justin Yu And Anvil’s Bobby Heugel Slated To Open In April

Posted: March 29, 2017 at 12:44 pm   /   Bars With A Full Menu, News

The long-awaited concept from James Beard Award-winning chef Justin Yu of recently closed Oxheart and Anvil Bar & Refuge’s Bobby Heugel finally has a name—and a timeline for opening. It’s called Better Luck Tomorrow and is anticipated to debut in late April at 544 Yale in the former Dry Creek Cafe building. The name can […]

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Exclusive: BuffBurger Is Opening A Second Location in The Montrose

Posted: March 27, 2017 at 6:00 am   /   Burgers, News

Paul and Sara Burden are opening a second location of their restaurant, BuffBurger, in the Montrose District. When the original location opened at 1014 Wirt two years ago, it was one of the first independent burger joints in Houston to boast all-natural, sustainably sourced beef from 44 Farms. Construction on the new place at 1540 West […]

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After Two Years In Business, Mascalzone on Shepherd Is Closing—Updated

Posted: March 26, 2017 at 11:02 am   /   News

Houston Food Finder received a tip that the Mascalzone location at 1500 Shepherd is closing. An employee of the restaurant who did not want to be named confirmed the information, saying that the last dinner service will be tonight (Sunday, March 26). The employee also said he believed the reason was a combination of slow business […]

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By Industry For Industry: Houston Food Pros Develop Monthly Networking Night

Posted: March 17, 2017 at 2:43 pm   /   News, To The Trade

Being in the restaurant and bar industry comes with a set of unique problems. For those who work the dinner and late-night shifts, there’s often nothing good or healthy available as a quick meal. (There’s a reason why so many industry pros love Whataburger.) Also, the long work hours can contribute to an insular environment. […]

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Underbelly Celebrates Five Years With A Street Food Carnival

Posted: March 15, 2017 at 10:54 pm   /   News

A look at the happy hour menu at Underbelly’s wine bar makes it clear that chef Chris Shepherd harbors a love for hearty snacks. The temptations include smoked-then-fried crispy chicken wings, a fried bologna sandwich and poutine. With that in mind, it’s no surprise that Underbelly’s fifth birthday features street food—and a carnival, to-boot. The festivities […]

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