Chefs You Should Know

Star-Studded Dining & Entertainment Experience Comes to Sugar Land — Updated

POSTED: June 16, 2023 AT 10:14 am   /   Chefs You Should Know, News, Upcoming Events

Sugar Land may not be the first place you think of when you hear of a culinary event featuring some of Houston’s most notable chefs, but the growing suburb has seen continuous growth and development. It’s now home to a changing demographic of residents who want new and exciting cuisine without having to travel inside […]

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Benchawan Painter is First Houston Woman to Win James Beard Chef Award 

POSTED: June 6, 2023 AT 9:30 am   /   Chefs You Should Know, Houston in the Spotlight, News

Last night at the Lyric Opera House in Chicago, Houston chef and co-owner Benchawan Jabthong Painter of Street To Kitchen at 6501 Harrisburg won the James Beard Award for Best Chef: Texas. She is the first woman chef in Houston to win that category — and that includes the Best Chef: Southwest category for which […]

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Longtime Houston Chef Now in Residence at Memorial Restaurant & Club

POSTED: May 3, 2023 AT 2:30 pm   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu, Chefs You Should Know

Scott Gertner’s Rhythm Room at 5535 Memorial in Houston’s Bayou Bend neighborhood is an entertainment venue and supper club from three-time Grammy Award-nominated musician and local business owner Scott Gertner. It opened at the start of the pandemic, and more recently secured the services of longtime Houston chef, Jason “Big Sexy” Hill.  Much like Gertner’s […]

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A Houston Chef’s Cookbook is Up for a 2023 James Beard Media Award

POSTED: April 26, 2023 AT 2:06 pm   /   Chefs You Should Know, Cookbooks, News

The James Beard Foundation has announced its 2023 Media Award nominees, and among them is chef and owner Anita Jaisinghani of Pondicheri, her Indian restaurant located at 2800 Kirby in West Ave. Her book, “Masala: Recipes from India, the Land of Spices”, is a contender in the International category. (Click here to read our review […]

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