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2020 James Beard Award Nominees Include Five Houston Finalists — Updated

Posted: May 4, 2020 at 4:07 pm   /   Breaking News, Chefs You Should Know, Featured, News

To help add a touch of joy in one of the darkest times in restaurant and bar history, the James Beard Foundation opted to go ahead and reveal the list of 2020 award finalists. While there are a few bright spots for Houston, only three of the 14 area semifinalists for the restaurant awards made […]

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Chef Hori at Kata Robata

Houston 2020 James Beard Award Semifinalists Prominent in New Texas Region

Posted: February 26, 2020 at 10:07 am   /   Chefs You Should Know, Featured, Houston in the Spotlight, News

Today, the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2020 Restaurant and Chef Awards. It seems that Houston’s culinary professionals reaped the benefits of Texas being named its own region for the James Beard Foundation Awards. This is the first time the Lone Star State and California are standalone regions for award consideration.  The […]

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Sweets For The Sweet chefs

Chocolate Celebration Features 8 Dishes by Houston Chefs + Drink Pairings

Posted: February 3, 2020 at 10:37 am   /   Chefs You Should Know, News, Upcoming Events

Last year, Houston Food Finder and chocolate company Callebaut showcased eight independently owned dessert shops across the city. On February 11, the businesses are once again joining forces, this time to showcase outstanding Houston culinary and beverage talent. “Sweet for the Sweet: A Fine Chocolate & Drink Pairing Event” is on February 11 from 6:30 to […]

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Richard Knight of Atlas Diner

Popular Chef Continues Burns’ Night Tradition at Downtown Houston Hotel

Posted: January 21, 2020 at 4:20 pm   /   Chefs You Should Know, News, Upcoming Events

Chef Richard Knight, formerly of Feast, Hunky Dory and, most recently, Atlas at Bravery Chef Hall, isn’t overseeing a restaurant kitchen right now, but it’s not stopping him from continuing a beloved tradition. Along with Islay Scotch producer Bruichladdich, Knight is hosting his annual Burns’ Night dinner at JW Marriott in downtown Houston at 806 […]

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Chef Aaron Sanchez is Coming to Houston With a Tasting, Book Signing & Show

Posted: December 2, 2019 at 9:20 am   /   Chefs You Should Know, News

To celebrate the release of his first memoir, Where I Come From: Life Lessons from a Latino Chef, Chopped and MasterChef star Aarón Sánchez is hosting a book-signing and live show in Houston with his friend, Austin-based folk singer Shakey Graves, on December 5. The event starts at 6 p.m. at 40 Below, located at […]

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