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Small Bites: Houston Food & Drink Specials for the Week of May 20, 2024

POSTED: May 23, 2024 AT 10:02 am   /   Bargains, Chefs You Should Know, News, Upcoming Events

Houston’s food scene always has a lot going on, but not every bit of news that we get qualifies for a full article. However, that does not mean that it’s not useful. We often hear about deals, events such as wine dinners, limited-time menu items, culinary classes and new dishes. “Small Bites” rounds up these […]

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2024 Beard Awards a Near-Shutout for Houston — But One Chef is a Nominee

POSTED: April 3, 2024 AT 11:35 am   /   Breaking News, Chefs You Should Know, News

The 2024 James Beard Chef & Restaurant Nominees were announced the morning of Wednesday, April 3. Despite many Houston chefs and restaurants that made it to the semifinals, only one is a finalist: Emmanuel Chavez of Tatemó. He’s a nominee in the Best Chef Texas category. Tatemó was a 2023 Best New Restaurant nominee in […]

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Acclaimed Chef is Leaving Legendary Houston Tex-Mex Restaurant

POSTED: March 15, 2024 AT 12:11 pm   /   Chefs You Should Know, News

After 20 years of service, executive chef Alex Padilla is leaving The Original Ninfa’s, which is owned by Niel Morgan’s Houston-based restaurant group, Legacy Restaurants. According to a press release, he is leaving “to pursue other professional and personal goals.” He will remain in a consulting role until July 1.  “As I’m getting older, I’m […]

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These Houston Restaurants & Chefs Are 2024 James Beard Award Semifinalists

POSTED: January 24, 2024 AT 12:54 pm   /   Breaking News, Chefs You Should Know, News

It’s that time of year again when some of the best in Houston’s restaurant industry get really good news from the James Beard Foundation. The 2024 James Beard Award Restaurant & Chef Award Semifinalists list is out, and Houston continues to be well-represented. Some of the nods went to people and businesses that have been […]

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