Two new establishments looking to make a positive impact in the Heights have been stymied by the same foe in the last few months: variance request issues. Both the upcoming Coltivare from Revival Market team Morgan Weber and Ryan Pera as well as the under-construction brewery Town in City Brewing wa ... More >>
Since the age of 18, Catherine Rodriguez has been a rockstar at making pastries and desserts. She started her culinary career at the Institut Villa Pierrefeu in Gilon, Switzerland, then traveled back to the states to improve and develop her pastry and dessert skills in California at various kitchens ... More >>
Texas artists have a special rapport with European audiences. Anything rootsy is huge over there.
One such act is Bayou Roux, the contemporary-Cajun Houston ensemble that is set to close the Country Rondez-Vous Festival in Craponne, France this weekend (or Festival du musique Country Rondez-Vous). ... More >>
Let's face it: No matter how you dress or slice the meatballs (more on that below), if you have ESPN constantly streaming on monitors that hover above your bar and dining room, you are a sports bar -- even if you slap ristorante italiano onto the name of your restaurant.
According to its web ... More >>
A man in Lyon, France, eats a snail raw out of its shell. Even raw, the natural presentation of the snails is beautiful.
The tiny snails don't look like much, their spiraling shells in varying shades of chocolate and taupe hiding a sluggish little creature inside. But these snails -- called tingles ... More >>
If you've ever wondered what happens when you mix 16 French pastry chefs, three days of competition and a few cameramen, then today is your lucky day. And tomorrow. And Sunday.
This weekend, the MFAH is screening Kings of Pastry, a documentary that follows three of the 16 pastry chefs as th ... More >>
Rocking the hat, Kaz-styleWhen you're replacing a legend, the fear is always that the bar has been set too high, that whomever you decide to trot out to second base, after nearly two decades of Craig Biggio, will die under the immense weight of the stats, the hustle, the memories. Biggio finishe ... More >>