Charlie Trotter

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Chef Chat: Bradley Ogden of Funky Chicken

    James Beard award-winning Chef Bradley Ogden is opening several restaurants in Houston, including Funky Chicken, which had its soft opening on December 6. Its grand opening will take place on December 18. We talked to him recently about his career and plans for the new restaurants. EOW: How did yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Influential Chef Charlie Trotter Dead at 54; His Chicago Restaurant Was Hot Spot For Decades

    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 last year after 25 years of much success, and almost as much controversy and conflict. He said that he decided to close the restaurant so he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    A Taste of Chicago: 3 Things That Would Do Well in Houston

    Bloody Mary flight over brunch at Bin in Wicker Park.​I recently took a five-day trip to Chicago -- my first vacation in three years -- to revel in the cool weather, the lake breezes, the iconic architecture, the absorbing museums, and, of course, the food. Chicago's evolution into a culinary ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Room At The Inn

    Photo by Katharine Shilcutt Canapes with house-made chevre and garden herbsAs the fourth course of the meal was set in front of me, I marveled at its elegant construction but was more struck by a far subtler thing: Every ingredient in the dish had been plucked fresh from the organic garden o ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 16, 2004

    The Great Gadsby

    One of Hollywood's top cooking stars is moving to Houston

  • Dining

    December 2, 2004

    Grande Plans

    Houston's most famous chef talks about prostate cancer, turning 50 and what's next for Cafe Annie

  • News

    May 13, 2004

    Micro Management

    Van Weldon ekes out a living by farming tiny plants

  • Dining

    April 12, 2001

    Still Your Father's Tony's

    When Tony's gets rid of its outdated attitudes, we'll have some reason to go back

  • Dining

    March 15, 2001

    House of the Rising Sun

    The stars align at Scott Tycer's Aries

  • Culture

    May 13, 1999
  • Dining

    August 21, 1997

    The Art of Cooking?

    At the Restaurant at the Art Institute, professional cookingis taught -- sort of

  • Culture

    January 27, 1994