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Luxe Speakeasy Opens in Downtown Houston Hotel

POSTED: May 16, 2022 AT 4:21 pm   /   Breaking News, News

Although the C. Baldwin hotel opened downtown a few years ago, the debut of its new speakeasy is likely to appeal to visiting and local cocktail lovers alike. Parlour Hideaway is a chic, sophisticated space with elegant floral touches and a contemporary-yet-classic vibe. It is accessed via a secret door near the Lobby Bar, and […]

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Houston Fares Impressively Well With its James Beard Award Finalists for 2022

POSTED: March 16, 2022 AT 12:40 pm   /   Breaking News, Houston in the Spotlight, News

Only three weeks ago, we learned which Houston chefs and restaurants made the James Beard Award semifinalist list, aka the “long list.” That list of semifinalists (available online) has now been whittled down dramatically by volunteer judges in regional committees across the country, and the finalists were announced starting at 11:30 a.m. Central Time in […]

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Aaron Bludorn to Open New Concept in Houston’s Rice Village

POSTED: October 28, 2021 AT 12:01 pm   /   Breaking News, News, Restaurant Openings

The team behind highly acclaimed Montrose restaurant Bludorn is launching a new concept in Rice Village next summer. The team — chef Aaron Bludorn, who previously headed up Daniel Boulud’s Cafe Boulud; his wife and restaurateur Victoria Pappas Bludorn, a member of Houston’s prominent Pappas restaurant family; and general manager/partner Cherif Mbodji, who immigrated from Senegal […]

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Better Luck Tomorrow Adds Major New Talent

POSTED: October 20, 2021 AT 2:46 pm   /   Breaking News, News

Better Luck Tomorrow (BLT) is poised become even better. Today, Justin Yu and Bobby Heugel announced that Sarah Crowl (formerly of Coltivare and Rosie Cannonball) and chef Michael O’Connor (Vic & Anthony’s) are joining the team of their bar/restaurant located at 544 Yale, which Houston Food Finder recently recognized as having one of the best patios in […]

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Houston Restaurants Closing Due to Tropical Storm Nicholas — Updated

POSTED: September 13, 2021 AT 5:16 pm   /   Breaking News, News

Editor’s Note: Thankfully, several areas of Houston were not badly affected by what ended up being Hurricane Nicholas. Conversely, some areas, including the Heights and parts of West Houston, are dealing with extended power outages. So, please make sure to call any of the restaurants below or check the social media accounts for the latest […]

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