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Paul Galvani

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    December 12, 2012

    This Week In Food Blogs: Camp Brisket and Nutty Frenchmen

    Washington Post: The latest out-of-state paper to tackle Houston's bustling food scene is the Washington Post, in which writer Martha Miller visits a handful of our most popular restaurants and describes the city as "Silk Road meets Texas Bravado." Sarah Rufca at CultureMap called Martha's summation ... More >>

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    June 15, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Weapons Grade: Justin implores restaurants, bars and alcohol purveyors across t ... More >>

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    April 15, 2011

    Openings & Closings

    ​Another quiet week around the city, as even B4-U-Eat had only two restaurant closures to report and not a single, solitary opening aside from the long-awaited grand re-opening of Mai's on April 9. Have you been back yet? The two closures reported by B4-U-Eat were Pete & Shorty's Kitchen & Ta ... More >>

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    December 16, 2010
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    December 9, 2010
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    October 21, 2010
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    December 24, 2009

    Shade at Canopy

    The dish of Claire Smith's newest restaurant

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    June 5, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    Photo by Robb WalshI can't write this column on an empty stomach. It's difficult to maintain your trademark acerbic wit when all you can think is, "I would literally murder somebody for that hamburger / pizza / pastry / whatever insane but incredible dish from Feast we've featured this week." ... More >>

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    May 29, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    Photo by J.C. ReidThe pecans are held together with a sickeningly sweet cream made from sugar and nightmares.Welcome back to Eating Our Words' weekly round-up, where we try to put the week in some kind of perspective for you, before you go out on the weekend and obliterate it all. Monday was Memori ... More >>

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    January 22, 2009
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    January 22, 2009
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    January 14, 2009

    How I Learned to Love Piss Pie

    Steak and kidney pie is a fine old British dish that I have eaten twice in the line of duty over the last year. On both occasions, I found the urine scent of the kidneys disgusting. For some reason I find it difficult to swallow an organ meat that smells like a public restroom. Normally, I am an of ... More >>

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    November 20, 2008
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    October 30, 2008
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    October 30, 2008
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    September 10, 2008

    Fresh Meat at Tokyo Steak & Sushi

    The brand-new Tokyo Steak & Sushi restaurant in Katy (22762 Westheimer Parkway, 281-391 8833) is really two different restaurants in one. In the front, there's a sushi bar, a conventional bar with cocktails, wine, beer and sake, and regular tables. But toward the back, there's a much larger area whe ... More >>

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    July 23, 2008

    Yun Cheng Goes for Vietnamese at Hue Restaurant

    Yun Cheng, who brought us sushi spots Azuma and Soma, is turning his attention to Vietnamese cuisine with his new place Hue Restaurant, pronounced Hugh-Wey (3600 Kirby, 713-526-8858). "Americans know Chinese and they know Japanese cuisine," says Cheng, "but we think the next explosion of cuisines ... More >>

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    July 10, 2008
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    June 12, 2008

    Where’s the Great Espresso?

    In this week’s review of French Riviera Bakery, I praised a cup of Segafredo espresso I was served there. But two of my espresso-loving friends, Jay Francis and Paul Galvani, were not as impressed as I was. "The flavor was good and strong, but the crema was a little weak,” Galvani said. He als ... More >>

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    June 5, 2008
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    June 5, 2008

    Fast Food at the French House

    This restaurant's sandwiches are surprisingly good, if you stick with the baguettes and croissants

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    May 23, 2008

    Jon Paul Lands at Landry's

    It seems everyone in Houston is familiar with Jon Paul. The popular restaurant world figure made his name as a host at Tony's, then worked as a consultant for Marco Wiles (Da Marco and Dolce Vita), then for Sabor, which is no more. After that, he joined Polo Becerra (Polo's, Post Oak Grill). And ... More >>

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    April 24, 2008

    All the Dom You Can Drink

    Mother's Day is right around the corner (May 11), and if you're looking for the ultimate food and wine experience for dear old Mom, don't miss this: the Dom Perignon Buffet Brunch at the Marriott Westchase (2900 Briarpark Drive). The restaurant is offering limitless glasses of Dom Perignon champag ... More >>

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    April 17, 2008
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    April 8, 2008

    Going Big in the Bay Area with Cullen's Upscale American Grill

    Kevin Munz doesnt do anything small. After making his fortune with his enormous pawn shops, he decided: Big it is. His new restaurant, Cullen's Upscale American Grill, (11500 Space Center Blvd., 713-481-3463), is 38,000 square feet. That's not a typo -- it's 38,000 square feet, ten times the size of ... More >>

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    April 3, 2008
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    March 25, 2008

    David Wildbur's Sage Decision

    David Wildbur, the owner of the just-opened Sage (2221 Alabama), originally wanted to call the romantic restaurant The Garden Inn. But when he went down to the TABC to obtain his liquor license, he discovered that the name "was taken, so, on the spur of the moment I decided to call it Sage." Why Sag ... More >>

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    February 21, 2008
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    February 13, 2008

    Date Night: A Valentine's Day Idea That'll Cost You More Than a Hyundai

    Last week we gave you five ideas for tomorrow, a.k.a. the ulimate date night. Here's one last option, though; it was so obscene, it couldn't be ignored. Got a spare $14,000 lying around? Then the Hilton Americas (1600 Lamar) has a Valentine's deal for you. This package includes limo service to the ... More >>

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    January 31, 2008
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    December 13, 2007

    Prego

    Luscious Lasagna

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    September 6, 2007

    T-Beaux

    Sunny Oysters

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    August 23, 2007
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    June 21, 2007

    Mak Chin

    A Spot of Cheesecake?

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    May 3, 2007

    Lucio's

    Pork Chop Extraordinaire

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    March 29, 2007

    Nino's

    Nino's turns 30, and Houstonians want gelato with their Italian birthday cake

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    May 4, 2006

    Eccentric Italian

    You can't go wrong with the specials at this odd little joint downtown

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    January 6, 2005

    Paella Paydirt

    A Spanish tapas restaurant with nice rice

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    July 29, 2004
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    June 17, 2004
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    March 18, 2004

    Jekyll & Hydesky

    Two trips to steak house Smith & Wollensky yield wildly different results

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    June 19, 2003

    Jammin' Jellyfish

    Cuttle up to some tasty fish at this heavenly Vietnamese hideaway

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    February 27, 2003

    Gem on Jones

    Get to A Taste of Portugal before Tony Vallone tells everybody about it

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    November 29, 2001

    Blind Drunk

    The palates of our staffers don't discriminate by price

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    April 13, 2000

    Big Meal on Campus

    Back in school, Eric's teases those poor UH students with its enticing menu and hotel-like prices

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    October 23, 1997
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    September 25, 1997
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    July 24, 1997
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    July 17, 1997
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    May 29, 1997
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