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Oil Barrel Special Revived

Restaurant revives Oil Barrel Special and makes headlines again: 3-course dinner for the price of crude

By Marene Gustin

Here’s the lede to my recent Food for Thought column: Steve Zimmerman, owner of La Colombe d’Or, the fabulous historic boutique hotel and classic restaurant now known as Cinq, ...


Food for Thought

'80s redux: Will the drop in the price of oil hurt — or help — Houston restaurants?

By Marene Gustin

Steve Zimmerman, owner of La Colombe d’Or, the fabulous historic boutique hotel and classic restaurant now known as Cinq, made national headlines during the 1980s oil bust by offering an exec ...


Food for Thought

A wild chef shuffle sets him free: Vegan master ditches drama to excel at a top Houston restaurant

By Marene Gustin

Chef s​huffles can be a source of wild speculation on foodie blogs and in whispered conversations amongst the foodie set. An executive chef leaves a restaurant before we can even get a profile ...


Shine on

Attention photographers! University of St. Thomas seeks fresh views of its campus with a new public contest

By Tyler Rudick

Grab those iPhones, point-and-shoots and SLRs . . . The University of St. Thomas is hosting a public photo contest with prizes up to a whopping $1,500. Both professional and amateur photo ...


secrets

A Houston hotel unveils its little-known stash of art, including works by Picasso, Man Ray & Dalí

By Tyler Rudick

Taking its name from the French inn where Henri Matisse and Marc Chagall purportedly settled debts with paintings, La Colombe d'Or on Montrose Boule ...


High Five

Big foodie deal: La Colombe d'Or's Cinq celebrates with three-course meals for $30

By Sarah Rufca

It's been 30 years since Steve Zimmerman bought the endangered Fondren Mansion and turned it into La Colombe d'Or, an elegantly charming boutique hotel and restaurant. Now that restaura ...


Foodie News

Jeramie Robison thrusts Houston into New York and Cali's rising chefs monopoly

By Sarah Rufca

A year ago, chef Jeramie Robison was earning his dues under John Tesar at his eponymous Woodlands' restaurant. Today, he's the executive chef at one of Houston's most prestigious hotel ...


Food for Thought

In Cinq: La Colombe d'Or gets a new name & a hot chef, but it's still a grande dame

By Marene Gustin

I recently learned an old friend is moving back to Houston. This was one of the first women I met when I came here in the mid 1990s, a woman who introduced to me to politics and to fine dining. ...


Restaurant Cinq

An elegant glimpse of the French Riviera

3410 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006


La Colombe d'Or

Elegant boutique hotel in Montrose

3410 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006


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