Houston in the Spotlight

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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Two Houston Restaurants & One Chef Selected as 2023 James Beard Award Nominees

POSTED: March 29, 2023 AT 11:54 am   /   Breaking News, Chefs You Should Know, Houston in the Spotlight, News

Some Houston restaurants, chefs and beverage professionals can bask in the glow of becoming 2023 James Beard Award nominees today. Breaking into this level of consideration for a James Beard Foundation Award is an honor unto itself. The competition is incredibly stiff, as it ranges across the state for the Best Chefs: Texas category and […]

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