Houston Chef Johann Schuster Finds New Creative Channels, but not in a Restaurant

POSTED: July 29, 2021 AT 10:32 am   /   Chefs You Should Know, News

Johann Schuster, former executive chef and owner of Midtown restuarant Charivari, which closed in 2018 despite a fair share of fans for his scratch-made, Romanian cuisine, is back. At the time of Charivari’s closing, Schuster was also one of only a handful of chefs who were proponents of concepts such as in-house, whole-animal butchery and […]

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Big Changes at Four Well-Loved Houston Restaurants

POSTED: July 22, 2021 AT 1:15 pm   /   News, Restaurant Closings, Restaurant Openings

July has been a rough month for some classic Houston establishments, but it’s also been a time of second chances. The second oldest Tex-Mex restaurant in the Bayou City announced it was closing, but hope is on the horizon. Earlier this month, members of two of Houston’s most prestigious restaurant families announced they were closing […]

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Good News: Omakase is Returning to Top Houston Japanese Restaurant Kata Robata

POSTED: July 15, 2021 AT 1:17 pm   /   Houston Restaurants to Know, News

The omakase service is resuming at Kata Robata at 3600 Kirby, after a temporary halt during the pandemic. According to a press release, in 2020, the restaurant was sending out so many takeout meals that there was just no capacity to also create the customized omakase offerings.   Kata Robata is known as one of the […]

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