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Pappas Bros Ranked
Houston has scored another victory in the quest to be known nationwide as a top dining destination. Two weeks after the Food Network show Top 5 Restaurants named Killen's ...
Frenchy's on the move
Frenchy's, the family-owned, Third Ward-based Cajun-style fried chicken joint, has been on a significant growth spurt. Over the past several years, Frenchy's has grown to 29 locations in ...
Taste of Texas
Texas "taco journalists" are looking for the state's best tacos, and they want your input. Writers Mando Rayo and Jarod Neece are assembling a Texas Taco Council to determine ...
Bagel Shop Revived
Houston bagel lovers suffered a loss when Queens-transplant Bob Orzo announced the sudden closure of Spring Water Cafe effective June 30. During its brief, five-month existence, the west Houston bagel ...
Chicken Ranch Shutters
Diners who attempted to visit The Chicken Ranch this weekend, the Heights fried chicken restaurant from The Modular owner Joshua Martinez, were surprised to find that the restaurant appeared abandoned ...
Top Wine Destinations
Two of Houston's most acclaimed restaurants have received a little more national attention. While Underbelly and The Pass & Provisions are no strangers to the media spotlight, typically it's ...
Fourth of July Dining
Spectacular fireworks festivities will take center stage this weekend, so you’ll need sustenance to keep up with all the action. From expected hot dogs and burgers to knockwurst Benedict ...
Killen's Steakhouse Moving
Ronnie Killen has done it again. For months, the chef/owner of two of the Houston-area's most well-regarded meat-centric restaurants, Killen's Steakhouse and Killen's Barbecue, has been ...
Where to Eat Right Now
Even in a month when only one of CultureMap's 17 most anticipated new restaurants of summer 2015 opened, the city's restaurateurs still produced a bumper crop of new ...
Sneak Peek at The Moonshiners
Another new restaurant will soon join the the second wave of downtown bar and restaurant development that's already seen promising newcomers like Bovine & Barley, Houston Watch Company and twin ...
Kung Fu Problems
Nearly three years after allegations surfaced that Kung Fu Saloon denied entry to patrons based on race, the popular party spot has agreed to implement changes after reaching a settlement ...
Velvet Taco Arrives
After months of fevered anticipation, Velvet Taco recently opened its first Houston location on Washington Avenue. The Dallas-based chain takes a fusion perspective to every Texans' favorite hand-held meal with ...
CorkScrew BBQ On The Move
CorkScrew BBQ is having a good week. Being named as one of the top 23 barbecue restaurants in the country by the editors of Time Out New York would be ...
Preview MF Sushi
The sounds of construction fill the air at the new MF Sushi. A veritable platoon of workers are busy hanging lights, cleaning up dust and fussing over the final details ...
New Food Truck
Food trucks may not be quite as trendy as they once were, but the right concept can capture diners' attention. Just consider the wave of praise that's greeted the ...
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