It's true: t'afia is closed. But only until August 14. That's when -- as chef/owner Monica Pope told us on Wednesday -- the restaurant will be reopened with a revamped concept.
It's also true that our beloved Nabi is on the chopping block, as owner Ji Kang confirmed to Eater Houston. However, just ... More >>
It was bound to happen. In fact, it was in the midst of happening in July of 2010, when a last-minute job offer to take up the Executive Chef post at Restaurant Cinq at La Colombe d'Or kept in him in Houston for the last 18 months.
Chef Jeramie Robison, one of Houston's Rising Star Chefs of 2011, ... More >>
"This is a great city to work in," said Hugo Ortega as he accepted his award for Chef of the Year at last night's My Table's Houston Culinary Awards. "And this is truly a great country," he finished to loud cheers and applause. It was well-deserved recognition for the man who fought his way out of o ... More >>
Photos by Mai PhamWatermelon salad, heirloom tomatoes, Pure Luck feta, rice wine vinaigrette
The last two days, we've been chatting with Chef Jeramie Robison; see our conversation here and here. Today, we'll try some of his food. Christine Uticone recently stopped by Cinq to taste his current ... More >>
Mai PhamChef Jeramie Robison in the kitchen at Restaurant CinqYesterday we talked to Chef Jeramie Robison about how he got his start in the restaurant industry at such a young age.
Today we talk to him about how he's been shaking things up since he took over at La Colombe d'Or.
EOW: You've ... More >>
Jeramie Robison, Executive Chef of Restaurant Cinq at La Colombe d'Or, Photo Courtesy of Restaurant CinqLast year, Chef Jeramie Robison had his bags packed. He was leaving the Houston area, and along with it, a bumpy road during his stint at Tesar's in the Woodlands, when he received a call f ... More >>
Photo by Matthew DresdenWhich "underrated" chef made this beautiful tai ceviche?Two weeks ago, Mai Pham's excellent post about the modern Franco-Japanese cuisine Chef Jason Hauck is cooking up at Soma Sushi shed some light on the fact that Soma serves much more than just sushi, despite its na ... More >>
Driving into town from the Southwest side for happy hour is especially challenging for me, as I always seem to run into traffic. Luckily, Grand Prize Bar's happy hour lasts from 4 to 8 p.m., which means that I can get there a little later and still partake in the drink specials. Two nights a ... More >>
Photos by Margaret DowningOutside deck area with petanque court behind it (French version of Italian bocce).We stopped in at the just-opened Zimm's Little Deck the other night for a tasting session - zoomed right past the place at first and had to reverse course, it being just a left hand tur ... More >>
Photo courtesy of the Barbed Rose.Fried oysters on top of house-cured bacon at the Barbed Rose.Openings all over town have things looking up for intrepid food lovers as well as those ready to welcome back some old favorites.
In the Clear Lake area, the beloved Alpine Brauhaus has opened back ... More >>