James Brock

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  • 1 year ago | Here, Eat This

    It happened back in November of 2013: A fire damaged the beloved House of Pies on Kirby, and it was forced to close its doors, giving untold numbers of Bayou Goo addicts severe anxiety attacks. Well, after much construction and renovation, a new a...

  • 1 year ago | Pot Luck

    About 40 minutes south of Houston there's a small restaurant in a strip mall whose owners are from Lima, and they are making some very good and authentic Peruvian food. Ana Cecilia and Oscar Dasso opened the place in 2008, and it has since become ...

  • 2 years ago | Food Nation

    Charlie Trotter, the chef whose eponymous restaurant began a new and inventive era in American cuisine, has died. Trotter was 54, and had closed his restaurant in 2012 after 25 years of much success, and almost as much controversy and conflict. He...

  • 2 years ago | Pot Luck

    A fire that began in the kitchen of MF Sushi early Sunday morning has forced the popular restaurant to close it doors. KHOU reported that the blaze was quickly extinguished by Houston firefighters. Chef Chris Kinjo told CultureMap Houston that he ...