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Party Watch

Hot young professionals invade trendy new whiskey bar with plenty of theatrics

By Shelby Hodge

What: Alley Theatre's Scene, young professional group, season kickoff. Where: Public Services Wine & Whisky. The 411: More than 100 interested partiers arrived in the grand Cotton E ...


Restaurant Owner Assaults Critic

Scorned restaurant owner "verbally assaults" food critic Alison Cook over Top 100 snub in street confrontation

By Eric Sandler

One Houston restaurant owner helped answer the question posed in CultureMap on Thursday about Chronicle restaurant critic Alison Cook's newly released list of Houston's 100 best r ...


A Secret Bar Opening

Psst! Oxheart's highly-anticipated new bar secretly opens: Whatever you do, don't tell anyone

By Eric Sandler

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 former Cot ...


TABC Report Secrets

Secrets of the TABC reports: Restaurant & bar shockers emerge — plus Washington's demise is not exaggerated

By Eric Sandler

Every month the State Comptroller's Office  publishes the amount of money bars and restaurants pay in Mixed Beverage Gross Receipts taxes. Known colloquially as the "TABC report" ...


The Chef's Bar

Houston's most innovative restaurant chef is opening up his own bar in a historic downtown spot

By Eric Sandler

The rumors are true. Oxheart chef Justin Yu and former Oxheart sommelier Justin Vann are opening a wine and whiskey bar in the former Cotton Exchange space downtown. Known as Public S ...


Houston's Best Chefs

Houston's best chefs give Tastemakers real star power: The 11 difference makers who make foodies swoon

By Eric Sandler

It's time for a look at one last category for the 2014 CultureMap Tastemaker Awards: Best Chef. Our nominees are the men and women who develop the menus, train the staffs and work the lines at ...


Major Chef Win

Milestone victory: Houston chef finally wins James Beard Award, ending the city's long drought

By Eric Sandler

Underbelly chef/owner Chris Shepherd ended Houston's James Beard Foundation Award drought by winning the title of Best Chef Southwest Monday night. Shepherd is the first Houston chef to win an ...


Foodie News

Rumors are swirling that new downtown bar will reunite Oxheart duo

By Eric Sandler

One of the disappointing aspects of Justin Vann's decision to leave his role as Oxheart's sommelier and pursue his PSA Wines consulting business was that it separated Vann from Oxheart ...


Best New Chef

Food & Wine's Best New Chef list includes Houston culinary whiz — and a Texas touch

By Eric Sandler

It's no April Fool's Day prank — Oxheart chef/owner Justin Yu is one of Food & Wine magazine's best new chefs for 2014. Editor-in-chief Dana Cowin revealed Yu's ...


Best Chef Awards

Three H-Town chefs are James Beard Award finalists: Is this Houston's year?

By Eric Sandler

Houston hasn't had a James Beard-award-winning chef in more than 20 years when Robert del Grande took the top honor in 1992, but that could soon change. Three out of the five chefs in the B ...


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