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Young Chef Mourned
CultureMap has learned that former Tony's chef Grant Gordon passed away unexpectedly Monday night at his apartment. Gordon was 29. The cause of his death has not been determined ...
Bar News
Over the last year and a half, Montrose bar Boheme has become known for its sprawling patio and innovative food created by recently fired chef Rishi Singh. The drinks kept ...
Downtown Bar Drama
Something has clearly gone wrong with the relationship between Clutch City Squire and Barringer Bar. When Barringer opened in March, it brought an upscale atmosphere to what had been Clutch ...
Houston's Secret Menus
A recent Whataburger run started out like this. Me: And I want some of that chicken finger gravy for my fries. Him: Will they sell me that without buying the ...
Houston's Best New Restaurant
As summer turns to fall, it's only natural for a certain segment of obsessed foodies to contemplate the biggest openings of the fall. From Prohibition to Main Kitchen & 806 ...
Restaurant Scene Shakeup
Only a couple of years ago, Houston's dining scene maintained several high-profile pop-ups with names like: the Just August Project, Money Cat, Tenacity and Pilot Light. One of the ...
Naked Twister Controversy
Downtown's bar and restaurant scene may be booming thanks to the growth in and around the 300 block of Main, but one area building will soon lose the neighborhood ...
Destination GreenStreet
Foodie fever in Houston is at an all-time high, with new restaurants opening each week and local chefs gaining national recognition for dynamic fare, and among the don't-miss dining ...
Foodie News
Houston's late night dining scene got a little less interesting Thursday morning when Sandy Witch Sandwich Company, the sandwich shop located inside the Grand Prize bar kitchen started by ...
Best Made-In-Texas Products
The 25 finalists at grocery giant H-E-B's quest to find the best made-in-Texas products for its Primo Picks contest gathered at the Houston Food Bank Wednesday afternoon to learn ...
Burlesque Bar Twist
As it draws closer to opening next month, Prohibition, the downtown burlesque bar, restaurant and supper club, continues to attract top talent to bring plans for a "nostalgic and decadent ...
CultureMap Video
In this week's Houston Restaurant Weeks video, we pay a visit to Sorrel Urban Bistro, a farm-to-table restaurant in the Upper Kirby area, to check out the restaurant's ...
State Fair Fried Foods
A little earlier than usual, the State Fair of Texas has announced the finalists for the 2014 Big Tex Choice Awards — or as we like to call them, the fried ...
Food Trucks Set Free
Food truck fans are well acquainted with the sometimes arcane regulations that govern the way mobile food units operate in the Houston. Trucks are required to visit a commissary every ...
Foodie News
Well, so much for Houston restaurants earning a three-peat on Bon Appetit editor Andrew Knowlton's "Hot 10" list of America's best new restaurants. Coltivare, the Italian-inspired restaurant in ...
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