Manfred Jachmich

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    The Eating...Our Words 100: Sam Ray of Republic National

    Eating...Our Words has embarked on a project to profile 100 Houston culinarians of all fields, practices, careers and backgrounds. This isn't a Best of Houston list, it's not a 100 Favorites list and it's not in any particular order. Instead, the Eating...Our Words 100 is a way to introduce our read ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    The Biggest Disappointments of 2011

    I think that 2012 is shaping up to be Houston's year, after a long 2011 featuring false starts, delayed openings, unexpected closings and failures to launch. That's not to say that 2011 didn't have its perks: Look for our list of the year's best new restaurant later this week. But it came with its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Openings & Closings: Every Day We're Shuffling

    Photo by Ed T.What's happening with Ruggles Grill?​It's been a busy week to be in the restaurant business, especially if you're in Montrose. When Latina Cafe closed a few months ago, not many tears were shed over the loss of the little Cuban restaurant -- I liked it just fine, but it had gone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2011

    Openings & Closings: Flying Saucers and Farmers Markets

    H-E-B's Montrose Market will be open in less than a week.​In big grocery news this week, Trader Joe's has set its sights on The Woodlands as its first Houston-area store, Phoenicia has finally opened downtown and H-E-B's Montrose Market is close to opening at 1701 West Alabama. Stay tuned next ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 23, 2011

    Hoary Moustache

    This Montrose restaurant suffers from an outdated concept and poorly executed cuisine.

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2010

    Openings and Closings

    It's been an exciting past week for diners and restaurateurs alike, with a rash of new and planned openings to please pretty much any palate. The biggest news, of course, was that our own Robb Walsh is working with Bryan Caswell and Bill Floyd -- the team behind restaurants like Little Big's and Re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    Wine of the Week: Elizabeth Abraham of SoVino

    ​A few months ago, Eating Our Words visited SoVino (507 Westheimer) for happy hour. Although we didn't love the happy hour specials, we were blown away with the wine selection. We decided it was time for another visit to this restaurant/wine bar. After all, since the name means "Southern Hem ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 11, 2003

    Bordering on Bennigan's

    Is Morgan's on Montrose just an unfortunate chain reaction?

  • Dining

    December 14, 1995

    Back to Nature

    Redwood Grill gets down to basics in an original way

  • Dining

    April 6, 1995
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    January 20, 1994

    Nuevo Voss

    Escalante's: south of the border, west of the Loop, high on profile and middling on menu... so far