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Popular Malaysian Eatery Phat Kitchen Makes Quick Exit From Food Hall

POSTED: December 24, 2020 AT 1:55 pm   /   Breaking News, News, Restaurant Closings

Those happy to have the popular Malaysian cuisine from Phat Eatery in Katy available in central Houston are going to be disappointed with this news. Less than two months after opening in Blodgett Food Hall, located just south of downtown Houston in the Third Ward area, Phat Kitchen is already moving out. Owner Alex Au-Yeung is […]

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Legendary Houston Food Editor Passes Away After Battle With COVID-19

POSTED: December 15, 2020 AT 11:33 am   /   News

Before chefs sought and were propelled to celebrity status, newspaper coverage of food and drink tended to be more centered on recipes and enabling home cooks to raise their skills and bring the world’s food cultures into their kitchens. For almost 36 years, Ann Criswell presided over delivering this knowledge to the Houston Chronicle’s readers […]

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Local Coffee & Doughnut Shop in the Heights Sets a Closing Date

POSTED: December 4, 2020 AT 8:57 am   /   Breaking News, News, Restaurant Closings

Morningstar, the independent shop at 4721 North Main founded by Greenway Coffee co-owners David Buehrer and Ecky Prabanto, along with Sam Phan, Buehrer’s former boss and mentor in crafting doughnuts, is closing permanently. On social media, it announced its last day of operation would be Monday, December 28. It opened in in the Heights in […]

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Here’s How You Can Easily Send a Meal to a Struggling Houston-Area Family

POSTED: December 1, 2020 AT 11:58 am   /   Feed The Need, News

It’s been an economically, physically and emotionally challenging year for many, but thanks to a statewide initiative, some hard-hit Texas families will at least be able to enjoy some holiday cheer — and nourishment. At the same time, participating local restaurants will earn desperately needed support. The program is called Comfort Food Care Packages, and […]

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Houston’s Largest Distillery Is Now Serving Comforting Bar Fare

POSTED: November 30, 2020 AT 10:19 am   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Gulf Coast Distillers, Houston’s largest spirits distillery, is now serving food at Ben’s Den, its onsite tasting room. Located at 5610 Clinton in east Houston, the distillery is best known for Giant Bourbon and stepping in to produce hand sanitizer when there was a nationwide shortage. Gulf Coast originally planned to start food service prior […]

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