2024 Beard Awards a Near-Shutout for Houston — But One Chef is a Nominee

POSTED: April 3, 2024 AT 11:35 am   /   Breaking News, Chefs You Should Know, News

The 2024 James Beard Chef & Restaurant Nominees were announced the morning of Wednesday, April 3. Despite many Houston chefs and restaurants that made it to the semifinals, only one is a finalist: Emmanuel Chavez of Tatemó. He’s a nominee in the Best Chef Texas category. Tatemó was a 2023 Best New Restaurant nominee in […]

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Chris Shepherd’s Shows in Houston Reveal the People Behind Big Names in Food

POSTED: March 26, 2024 AT 3:40 pm   /   News, Upcoming Events

Chef Chris Shepherd, formerly of Underbelly Hospitality, has been on a journey to complete all of the culinary quests. In addition to being a James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur, he runs the charity Southern Smoke Foundation, creates concessions for NRG Stadium, is a cookbook author, a wine columnist and hosts a television program that […]

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