Bistro Lancaster

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Bartender Chat: Dino of Bistro Lancaster

    ​As of this Sunday, I'll be a Montrosian (?) again. For the past year, I've been living Downtown and have really loved every minute of it. I learned so much about my city, rode my bike and walked everywhere, admired our beautiful skyline nightly, experienced great new watering holes and caf├ęs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    Comment of the Day: One Badass Bartender

    ​Here on Eating Our Words, the commenters absolutely make the blog, and our Comment of the Day honors the best of the bunch. Every day, we read you guys and pick the commenter, or commenters, who made us laugh, cry, salivate over something delicious, or think about things in a new way. In re ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 6, 2011
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    December 22, 2010

    The 10 Best New Restaurants of 2010

    Which one of our top 10 restaurants landed a spot in the newest edition of GQ?​Trying to select only 10 restaurants out of the dozens that have opened the past year is agonizing. In a good way, of course -- Houston has been fertile ground for innovative and passionate restaurateurs this year. ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 21, 2010

    The Heights of Comfort

    Eating at Zelko Bistro is like coming home.

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Houston's Hottest Chefs: Jamie Zelko

    Tam Vo​Every day this week we'll be highlighting the female winners from our poll on Houston's Hottest Chefs. On Friday we'll reveal the hottest chef of all. Talking to Jamie Zelko of Zelko Bistro is a humbling experience. Not only has she been voted one of Houston's hottest chefs, she is, m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2010

    First Taste of Zelko Bistro

    Fried pickles.​When Jamie Zelko left her post as executive chef at Bistro Lancaster in 2008, we worried that the young talent would pack her bags and leave our fair city. She was, after all, a climbing star, winning praise, love and accolades from patrons and critics alike. Turns out, leaving ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Cafe Zol Gets a Makeover

    Photo by J.C. Reid​When Cafe Zol opened in early 2008 in the old Crostini location on Shepherd near Westheimer, the menu was billed as "Scandinavian tapas." Houston food cognoscenti responded with head scratching and mixed reviews, wondering if there really needed to be a challenger to the loc ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 21, 2004

    Order in the Kitchen!

    Bistro Lancaster courts trouble by cutting corners

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
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    May 9, 2002
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    May 12, 1994

    Haute Spot

    Chef Louis Cressy enlivens the Lancaster with his neo-Gulf Coast cuisine