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New EaDo Cafe
One of the signs of an evolving restaurant scene is the addition of a neighborhood cafe: a casual space where people can gather and linger over coffee or a light ...
Beer of the Hipsters
Say it ain't so! It was announced on Thursday that Pabst Blue Ribbon — American classic, dive bar staple and hipster favorite — has been sold to Russian-owned Oasis Brewers. A ...
Unexpected Chef Change
"Puzzle piece didn't fit..." That's how restaurateur Shepard Ross describes Plinio Sandalio: the well-regarded pastry chef who was fired (not "parted ways," as the Chronicle first reported) this ...
The Biggest Restaurant Closings
Few aspects of life in Houston demonstrate how constant change is than the city's restaurant scene. A beloved honky tonk could get torn down for parking at a moment ...
High-end Pizza & Donuts Spot
Details have begun to emerge about Weights + Measures, the combined restaurant, bakery and bar in Midtown that brings together some of Houston's most dynamic service industry personalities that's ...
Boozy News
Food & Wine magazine wants to determine the country's best bars, and they're asking readers to help. Dubbed The People's Best New Bars, the online vote aims to ...
A Secret Bar Opening
Public Services Wine & Whisky, the bar that reunites Oxheart chef/owner Justin Yu with his former sommelier Justin Vann, opened for a very quiet soft opening Monday night in the ...
Fired Chef Makes Comeback
Former Boheme chef Rishi Singh has accepted a new position. Singh will bring his signature "cultural collage" style to Heights staple Dry Creek Cafe, although he's leaving flatbread pizzas ...
Burned Down Restaurant Rebuilds
In the barbecue game, getting the right amount of smoke is critical. Too little, and the meat tastes like pot roast. Too much, and it tastes like an ashtray. Of ...
Food Truck Robbery
A pop-up Monday night dinner service for popular food truck H-Town StrEATs ended abruptly Monday night after two men robbed the truck. It happened shortly after 9 p.m. during ...
Big Barbecue Win
Only one Houston-area pitmaster served food at the fifth annual Texas Monthly BBQ festival in Austin on Sunday, but the Bayou City was still well represented.  After a 4.75 ...
Dining Solo At Top Restaurants
Dining out alone has definitely lost any stigma it once had. According to this article from the Today show more than half of eating occasions are now solo ones. Frankly ...
Big Washington Ave Change
A veteran member of Houston's restaurant community is stepping out from the corporate shadows and setting out on his own with an intriguing new concept for the east end ...
Non-Dairy News
Those who shun dairy are about to get some novelty treats that go beyond plain old vanilla soy ice cream into cool seasonal goodies. Meanwhile, big companies like Starbucks and ...
Foodie News
"Every restaurant needs a music video." That, in essence, is the explanation Omar Afra provides for the video above, in which his band Delicious Milk presents a rewritten parody of ...
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