Jean-Georges Vongerichten

  • Dining

    January 31, 2013

    Line & Lariat Goes from Surf to Turf

    Line & Lariat offers an exceptional menu showcasing some of the best foods in this state's culinary history. Now it just needs some customers.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 3: Greg Lowry of VOICE

    Caprese salad.​Before last week, I had never eaten at the restaurant inside the Hotel Icon - not when it was Jean-Georges Vongerichten's Bank, and not when Michael Kramer was the executive chef of VOICE. So I can't comment on what Houston may have lost in the way of fine dining. All I can say ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Houston on the Horizon: Rising Stars Named by

    Chef Manabu Horiuchi of Kata Robata, one of this year's Rising Stars.​I vacillate back and forth between craving attention for our city's culinary efforts and then finding myself annoyed with the attention we do get. Call it the heartburn that comes with having your cake and eating it, too. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Died and Gone to [Burger] Heaven at Zelko Bistro

    Photos by Troy FieldsFor more, check out our behind-the-line photos from Zelko Bistro.​A strange thing happened last Sunday evening. I found my new favorite burger in Houston -- and possibly in Texas -- in the most unexpected of places. Chef Jamie Zelko is known these days for the delicious c ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 4, 2010

    Mex on the Beach

    The wild tropical seafood restaurant Yelapa Playa Mexicana was named for a beach on the Pacific Coast of Mexico.

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Top 11 Houston Restaurant Openings of the Decade

    Since I started my job as restaurant critic of the Houston Press in May of 2000, I've had a chance to observe the Houston restaurant scene for just about the entire decade. Our fine dining scene has evolved in the last ten years, and so have our ethnic cuisines. Houston became the birthplace of some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Saying Yes to Yelapa

    Photos by Katharine Shilcutt​It looks like the curse may have been lifted from 2303 Richmond. The location has seen many restaurants come and go over the years, some which have had achingly short lifespans. Most recently, it was the home of The Chimney (for a few short months) and before that, Sau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Bryan Caswell: Houston's Best New Chef

    How do i begin; excited, elated, humbled, floored, it doesnt even scratch the surface! Me? Houston? Really? (my 1st 3 words to Dana Cowin) Bryan Caswell, who was just named one of Food & Wine's Best New Chefs of 2009, took to Twitter immediately after the official announceme ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 10, 2008

    Voice: Tastes Great, Less Filling

    The food at Voice in the Hotel Icon is fabulous. Too bad the place is such a rip.

  • Dining

    September 6, 2007


    Chef Bryan Caswell is putting a new spin on Gulf red snapper and serving up some fish you've never heard of

  • Dining

    July 28, 2005

    Squid Kids

    Whodathunkit? A kid-friendly Italian-American restaurant with killer red sauce

  • Dining

    July 21, 2005

    Brain Food

    You may puzzle over the menu at Robert Gadsby's Noé, but you'll love the clever chow

  • Best of Houston

    September 23, 2004
  • Dining

    August 19, 2004

    Sushi Pudding

    You can bank on the salmon and chili tapioca at the Hotel Icon's Bank Jean-Georges

  • Dining

    July 15, 2004

    The 19th Oasis

    In the restaurant-challenged Heights, Shade shimmers like an oasis

  • Dining

    June 10, 2004

    All the Way to the Bank

    What does it take to get a celebrity chef to put his name on a Houston restaurant?

  • Dining

    December 4, 2003

    Cosmopolitan Confit

    Chef Edelberto Gonçalves has cooked up a hot spot

  • Dining

    March 28, 2002

    Thai Raid

    In America, Thai dishes are being toned down. The Thai government wants to step in to stop it.