Andrew Klarman

  • Dining

    January 9, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    This Week's Cafe Review: Bring Me Beer at Café Brussels

    I didn't plan on writing about the beer. I planned on writing about the food, but when the food isn't quite as good as the beer, well... That's what I discovered at Café Brussels, the subject of this week's cafe review. The place has a lot going for it. It's in a cute building, the décor is lovel ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 2, 2013

    Hot to Trot

    Houston's 10 best spots for a first date.

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    Openings & Closings: Goodbye to Tex, Mex and Czech

    As of today, Jeannine's Bistro remains closed in Montrose with no word from owner Andrew Klarman as to its eventual reopening date. The popular Belgian bistro closed temporarily this past Saturday due to staffing issues. Plenty of other doors were shut this week, too, including the beloved Olde Tow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2012

    100 Favorite Dishes 2012: No. 33, Moules Congolaise at Jeannine's Bistro

    This year leading up to our annual Best of Houston® issue, we're counting down our 100 favorite dishes in Houston. This list comprises our favorite dishes from the last year, dishes that are essential to Houston's cultural landscape and/or dishes that any visitor (or resident) should try at least o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Chef Chat Part II: Andrew Klarman of Jeannine's Bistro

    ​Yesterday, we talked to Chef Andrew Klarman about Jeannine's Bistro and his culinary inspiration. Klarman and his sister, Jeannine, must have hit on a winner with Belgian food in Houston since our readers couldn't stop raving out it. Eating Our Words: The pictures on your website of your me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part I: Andrew Klarman of Jeannine's Bistro

    ​Tucked away in an unlikely strip center on the corner of Westheimer and Bagby is where you'll find Jeannine's Bistro. The name may be familiar to some, since it was at the center of lots of restaurant gossip for most of last year. But, we're not here for gossip. We're here for the food. Je ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 26, 2009

    Mussel Mania

    Ride your bike to the Broken Spoke for some awesome moules frites and a Stella.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Cafe Montrose Reborn?

    Photos by J.C. ReidWhen Cafe Montrose closed late last year without notice or explanation, many Houston food lovers chalked it up to the slow economy and the general malaise following Hurricane Ike's landfall. The general consensus was they'd just be closed a few weeks, ride out some tough times, ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    Openings and Closings

    Lovers of Belgian cuisine have another reason to rejoice other than Catherine Duwez's increasingly common Cafe Montrose dinners: Former co-owner Andrew Klarman is opening Jeannine's Bistro this week with his sister, Jeaninne Petras. The cafe will be located at Westheimer/Elgin and Bagby and will ser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Moules Marinieres et Frites: Memories of Cafe Montrose

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttCatherine Duwez rushed through the doors of Sophia nearly an hour late. She carried boxes and bags of food with her, and although she looked eminently stressed, she still glowed with the passion of a restaurant proprietress who has entered her domain. A round of ap ... More >>