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“-Updated” Three Houston Bartenders Are Headed To The USBG World Class Cocktail Competition

Posted: April 9, 2018 at 6:42 pm   /   Bars, Bartenders You Should Know

Article has been updated to reflect the competition results. Texas is well-represented in this year’s USBG (United States Bartender’s Guild) World Class Competition with seven bartenders competing for a chance to advance to Nationals. Among the 12 Southwest Region finalists, three work in Houston: Justin Ware of Johnny’s Gold Brick, Patrick Abalos of Eighty Six’d Hospitality […]

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2018 Houston Barbecue Festival Is At A New Venue & Features Even More Restaurants

Posted: April 4, 2018 at 10:58 am   /   Barbecue, Featured, Food Festivals, News

Spring is a time of renewal and rejuvenation. For the organizers of the Houston Barbecue Festival, it also means it’s time to roll out the pits and celebrate everything about barbecue. The festival highlights the cooks and pitmasters who contribute to the rich tapestry that embodies the Houston barbecue scene. Attendees of this year’s Houston […]

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The Houston Food Finder Six Pack is Perfect for Houston’s Scorching Summer

Posted: July 12, 2017 at 8:40 am   /   Beer, News

Houston’s summertime heat and humidity are in full effect, which means the high ABV Imperial Stouts and Double IPAs take a necessary backseat to lighter, session beers. The Houston Food Finder Summer Six Pack is sure to get you invited to parties all summer long. While not all of the selections are local to Houston, […]

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Incredible Feasts On Buns: The Houston Area’s Best Stacked Barbecue Sandwiches

Posted: April 24, 2017 at 9:31 am   /   Barbecue, Featured, Food Finds, Houston's Best

Texans like things big—big trucks, big business, big hair, and big food. There’s some evidence of our fondness for bigness in the roots of Texas barbecue, too. Large community barbecue gatherings first started around the state in the early 1800s. Long pits were dug in the ground, and a large wood fire was built in […]

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Eats & Greets: Peli Deli Now Open Downtown in the Esperson Building

Posted: April 3, 2017 at 9:00 am   /   Food Finds

Peli Deli, the quick-service venture of the Peli Peli Restaurant Group, opened their full menu and regular business hours to the public on March 27. As previously reported by Houston Food Finder, Peli Deli is located in downtown Houston in the Esperson Building at 808 Travis, and the new space occupies the former street-level Murphy’s […]

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