Kolache Shoppe Plans Second Location at Heights Central Station

POSTED: June 21, 2017 AT 2:51 pm   /   Bakeries, News

Family-owned and operated Kolache Shoppe is headed to the Heights in summer 2018. Planned for a new, 1,200 square-foot space at at 1050 Yale, the company’s second location will serve as both a bakery and coffee shop under the management of owners Lucy and Randy Hines. Using Czech recipes, the Kolache Shoppe makes traditional kolache with […]

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Underbelly and The Hay Merchant Make Sweeping Changes To Food & Beverage Offerings—Updated

POSTED: June 19, 2017 AT 11:47 am   /   News

For five years, Underbelly’s theme has been, “The Story of Houston Food”—and the definition of what ingredients qualified for use has been limited to products in and near Houston. Additionally, Underbelly’s butchery and use of whole animals—including cattle—has driven much of the menu. Since James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Shepherd also oversees the food program of […]

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Killen’s Barbecue Elevates Their Brisket Game

POSTED: June 19, 2017 AT 8:41 am   /   Barbecue, News

Chef Ronnie Killen of Killen’s Barbecue in Pearland has changed the type of beef being used for brisket, upgrading to the higher-than-prime American Wagyu Black Grade from Snake River Farms in Boise, Idaho. The per pound price will be $22, a $2 increase from the previous brisket sourced from Creekstone Farms, which supplies meat to other popular Texas […]

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Is This Idea Innovative Or A Little Coconuts?

POSTED: June 16, 2017 AT 11:41 am   /   Cooking, News

We received a press release on a food product this week. That isn’t unusual. What is unusual is that we had to look it over twice, because the first time it read like a parody fit for a Saturday Night Live skit. This was the subject line of the email, presented unedited and as received: “CASCADIA MANAGING BRANDS LAUNCHES […]

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Risqué Business? Cuchara’s New Cocktail Promotion References A Sexy Mexican Tradition

POSTED: June 15, 2017 AT 3:35 pm   /   Cocktails, News

Warning: there’s some NSFW tableware ahead. Yes, really. Beginning June 20 and ending July 27, there’s a unique—some might say controversial—motive to drink at Cuchara, the colorful enclave at 214 Fairview in Montrose that’s popular for its authentic Mexican cuisine. Every time a woman buys herself a drink or entices someone else to purchase one for her she […]

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