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Nostalgic Houston Restaurant & Popular Chef Offer Modern Gulf Coast Flair

POSTED: April 21, 2022 AT 11:37 am   /   Restaurant Openings

With a historic name, a classic location and a beloved chef, The Warwick restaurant is tapping into our love for nostalgia. The  Warwick name evokes the sophistication of the historic hotel that was transformed into today’s Hotel Zaza. The restaurant’s location at Westheimer and Fountainview is the former home of Houston’s, a longtime favorite that […]

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Inaugural HTX Whiskey Weekend Opens Featuring Houston-Based Top Chef Contestants

POSTED: April 20, 2022 AT 10:28 am   /   Food & Drink Festivals, News

On the last weekend of April, the guests can enjoy the inaugural HTX Whiskey Weekend, a celebration filled with cocktails, food and, of course, whiskey. The weekend begins with The Butcher’s Ball, a dinner presented by a City Place resident chef and three Top Chef Alumni. It all takes happens at City Place (formerly Springwoods […]

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Midtown Houston Staple The Fish Celebrates Two Decades, Gives Back to Community

POSTED: April 15, 2022 AT 12:22 pm   /   News

In the perpetually fraught restaurant business, double-digit anniversaries are special, because it means the owners beat the odds. That’s the case for The Fish, located at 309 Gray. Its 20th anniversary celebration starts at 4 p.m. on May 1, 2022. Tickets are free and can be found at the Eventbrite website. Holding company Eightsix’d Hospitality […]

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Chef Nick Wong Quietly Prepares to Leave Underbelly Hospitality’s Georgia James Tavern

POSTED: April 14, 2022 AT 5:12 pm   /   Chefs You Should Know, News

Chef Nick Wong, formerly of now-closed UB Preserv, is quietly preparing to leave his role as executive chef of Georgia James Tavern at 737 Preston in Market Square Tower. The news has been confirmed by both Wong and a representative of Underbelly Hospitality, James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Shepherd’s company which owns the tavern. Wong’s […]

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Pitmaster and Chef Both Quit Recently Opened J-Bar-M Restaurant in EaDo — Updated

POSTED: April 14, 2022 AT 11:13 am   /   News

As first reported by the Houston Chronicle, acclaimed pitmaster Willow Villareal and chef Jasmine Barela (who are also a couple) have quit J-Bar-M, the relatively new barbecue restaurant in EaDo that garnered acclaim in a short period. It opened in November 2021 and, among other honors, made Houston Food Finder’s Best New Houston Restaurants of […]

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