Chefs You Should Know

Forthcoming River Oaks Restaurant Hires Former GJ Tavern Chef

POSTED: November 14, 2023 AT 3:35 pm   /   Breaking News, Chefs You Should Know, News, Restaurant Openings

Chef Tim Reading is ready to take the helm of another kitchen. The talented chef, who was most recently with the now-shuttered GJ Tavern, will lead the team at the new Leo’s River Oaks. The fine dining establishment will be located at 2009 West Gray in the River Oaks Shopping Center with plans for a […]

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Boheme in Montrose Launches New Menu With Instagram-Famous Turkish Chef

POSTED: November 7, 2023 AT 2:54 pm   /   Bars, Bars With A Full Menu, Chefs You Should Know

Boheme, located at 307 Fairview, has long been one of the most popular spots for hangouts, casual date nights and drag brunches in Montrose, but it’s been a while since much has been said about the food. That’s about to change, as it retained Turkish chef and restaurateur Ismet Saz to develop a dozen new […]

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A Helpful Guide to the 2023 Southern Smoke Festival in Downtown Houston

POSTED: October 6, 2023 AT 10:21 am   /   Chefs You Should Know, Feed The Need, News

The 2023 Southern Smoke Festival is practically just around the corner. It’s happening this year on Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14 in downtown Houston. In advance of the biggest of two events, The Throwdown, the Southern Smoke Foundation (the charitable organization that benefits from the festival) has released a detailed map of where […]

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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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