Jose Hernandez

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    First Look at Radio Milano, A New Italian Concept Inside the Hotel Sorella at CityCentre

    Just barely two weeks old, Radio Milano, the new new Italian concept taking over the spot that used to house Bistro Alex in the Hotel Sorella at CityCentre, is giving established Italian restaurants in Houston a run for their money. A lot of it has to do with the restaurant's executive chef, Jose H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    Openings & Closings: Jose Hernandez Re-emerges At Radio Milano

    Good news for Houston foodies: after his short but lauded stint as executive chef at La Balance in Katy, Jose Hernandez has re-emerged in a big way. Houston Business Journal reports that his new place, Radio Milano, opens in CityCentre today. This follows up his temporary role as Etoile's sous chef. ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 22, 2013
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    August 16, 2013

    Openings & Closings: Tequila Bar, French Food and How Many Dunkin' Donuts?

    So many awesome openings, so little time to try all the new places! Bobby Heugel and Alba Huerta of Anvil opened a new bar, The Pastry War, downtown on August 13 to major crowds interested to see what the Anvil boys had up their sleeves. The Pastry War is a tequila bar or "mezcaleria" with an empha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    First Look at La Balance Cuisine by Jose Hernandez

    Jose Hernandez has been busy. The acclaimed pastry chef, who went off radar after leaving his high profile post as Chef de Cuisine at Triniti, has re-emerged on the Houston food scene with an offering of his own: La Balance Cuisine, located in the heart of Katy's Cinco Ranch development. The modest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2013

    13 Houston Chefs Who Have Celebrity Doppelgangers

    Check out which local chef sure looks a lot like a Spice Girl, who might be hosting a game show in his spare time, and who we think is a long-lost triplet: See also: - 12 Celebrity Chefs Who Have Cartoon Doppelgangers - 13 Celebrity Chef Doppelgangers 13. Kaz Edwards vs. Joshua Jackson We could s ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 29, 2012

    Spoiler Alert!

    A handy infographic guide to the shelf life of fruit.

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 3: Jose Hernandez of Triniti and His Michelin-Worthy Desserts

    Jose Hernandez Triniti 2815 South Shepherd Drive 713-527-9090 This is the part three of my chef chat with Chef de Cuisine Jose Hernandez of Triniti. Parts one and two ran in this space in the last couple of days. We've been getting to know Chef Jose Hernandez of Triniti this week. From part one of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Jose Hernandez of Triniti on His Quest for Perfection

    Yesterday, we chatted with Chef de Cuisine Jose Hernandez of Triniti Restaurant about the pastry skills he acquired from a Viennese pastry master. Today, we chat more about his style and his role at Triniti. EOW: So you said that your background is Viennese pastry, but you've been doing a lot of F ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Jose Hernandez of Triniti on Learning to Cook Viennese Pastries in Mexico City

    I fell in love with Chef Jose Hernandez's pastries from the very first moment I tasted this oh-so-delicate, and perfectly constructed off-menu dessert special -- a peanut, caramel, chocolate and banana work of art -- during his brief stint at Philippe Restaurant Lounge early last year. Thinking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Jose Hernandez: Shuttle Vet Allowed To Call Himself "Astronaut"

    Jose Hernandez flew on the space shuttle in 2009 and worked on the International Space Station, but he's been having a court battle over whether he can refer to himself as an "astronaut." Hernandez, who stirred up some controversy with his immigration stances as an astronaut, retired in 2011 and i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    First Look at Triniti

    You've never had a beet salad like this.​"Oh my God," oohed my friend over my cocktail last night at Triniti. "They have the right ice." I laughed good-naturedly at her self-admitted "cocktail nerdery" and regarded the solid cubes with a bit more interest than I had before. They were the type ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    A Preview of Triniti Restaurant

    Photos by Mai PhamThe Triniti logo on the frosted glass door entrance​For the past year, Chef Ryan Hildebrand has been without a kitchen. But the former Executive Chef of Scott Tycer's Textile Restaurant has had a new project in the works. And though the road has been long one, he's finally re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2011

    Upcoming Events: A Taste of Triniti and Brews on the Bayou

    Photo by Paul KnightBrews (and booze, if you go inside and order it) will be served on the bayou at Brenner's upcoming Beer Fest.​This weekend, if you aren't headed to our own BestFest, check out the 3rd annual Wine Festival on the Kemah Boardwalk on Saturday, September 24, from 2 to 5 p.m. Mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Jose Alberto Hernandez: Points Rifle At Cop, Flees

    HPDJose Hernandez made a night out of pointing his rifle​Police are looking for Jose Alberto Hernandez, who had himself a time about 6:30 a.m. Saturday. First, police say, he had exchanged gunfire with bouncers at Sophia's Club in the 1300 block of Sheffield Boulevard, because what else is th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Sweet, Savory and Spirits: Ryan Hildebrand to Open Triniti Next Year

    Hildebrand in his former kitchen at the now-closed Textile.​"It's a name that I've been kicking around ever since I wanted to do my own place: sweet, savory and spirits, having all three elements," said Ryan Hildebrand over the phone yesterday afternoon, shortly after announcing his plans to o ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Astronaut Causing Some Heartburn For NASA With His Immigration Stance

    Photo courtesy NASA‚ÄčAstronaut Jose Hernandez, just back from two weeks in space, is gathering some attention for his statements on immigration policy.The Los Angeles Times reports that "NASA went ballistic" over comments Hernandez made on Mexican TV, comments which were definitely not along the li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2009

    NASA's Biggest Job On This Shuttle Flight: Milking Publicity

    ‚ÄčThe latest space shuttle mission opens up a new, bold era in NASA history -- the desperate attempt to remain hip and relevant and therefore worthy of federal budget dollars.Commentators have pointed out how the agency seems to be embracing pop culture, but it seems to be getting to the point ... More >>

  • News

    April 5, 2001

    To Be A Geek, A Robot God

    An epic saga of genius, striving, triumph and survival in which our heroes, mere high school students, create truly marvelous mechanical beings, becoming fairly amazing human beings in the process