Joachim Jantzen

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2011

    Food Fight: Battle Beignets

    Photo by Matthew DresdenChez Beignets II​A few years ago, when I spent a month getting around Houston entirely by public transit, I found myself checking out from Central Market one warm spring evening at 10 p.m. It had just rained, and the air was fresh and cool, and I didn't feel like waitin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2009

    Donut Patrol: Chez Beignet

    ​The French doughnuts at Houston's Chez Beignet are up there with the beignets at CafĂ© Du Monde in the French Quarter, Morning Call in Metairie or any other Louisiana donut stand. And they come with a mug of chicory coffee au lait, if you like them that way. An elderly German couple named th ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 4, 1999