RIP, F.C.: Groundbreaking Northern Thai Restaurant Never Gained Traction [Updated]

POSTED: December 20, 2016 AT 12:18 am   /   News

The Houston Chronicle reported this morning that P.J. Stoops and his wife, Apple, the culinary minds behind Foreign Correspondents, had quit the restaurant. Just hours later, diners with reservations started reporting they were getting cancellation notices because the restaurant has already closed for good. Treadsack group co-owner Chris Cusack confirmed the closing and assured us […]

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Triniti Reunites Key Chefs For Its Five-Year Anniversary Dinner

POSTED: December 16, 2016 AT 7:57 pm   /   News

It is impressive how many talented sous chefs, pastry chefs and chefs de cuisine have emerged from the Triniti kitchen and went on to make their marks on the local and national culinary scene. Take, for example, Daniella Soto-Innes, who spent a year there before winning the James Beard Award for Rising Star Chef of […]

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Ming Tsai On Houston Restaurants, Kitchen Tools and The Cause Dear To His Heart

POSTED: December 7, 2016 AT 7:25 pm   /   Cooking, Editor's Choice, News

Celebrity chef Ming Tsai was in Houston on Monday for a Macy’s Culinary Council cooking demo and signing of his fifth book, Simply Ming In Your Kitchen, which Tsai says encourages home cooks to customize the recipes to their preferences. “A cookbook should not be gospel,” he explained. “It should be the base of inspiration […]

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With Oxheart Closing Next Spring, New Chapters Begin For Its Principals

POSTED: December 2, 2016 AT 7:55 pm   /   News

Food writers and diners across Houston—and probably across the United States—are reeling at the news that Oxheart is closing after service on March 15. It will be converted to a la carte service under Yu’s right-hand man, Jason White, and will reopen in May. (White was Justin Basye’s replacement when that chef left short-lived Museum […]

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