In case this week's restaurant review wasn't enough to get you in to try Cove for the first time, maybe the subtle threat of danger will be more convincing.
The cockle you see above is called a blood clam. It's very rare for these to show up Houston, as importing the blood clams from Southeast Asia ... More >>
You've heard the old adages about dining pitfalls to avoid:
Don't order fish on Mondays. (It's all left over from Friday's seafood shipment, goes the tale, and you don't want gross, slimy salmon.)
Don't eat the bread in the bread basket. (It's supposedly recycled from table to table, people say.)
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When pastry chef Rebecca Masson teamed up with her friends to host a fundraising dinner for Lucky Dog Rescue three years ago, she sold 40 seats and raised $3,500 to help forgotten and unwanted Houston dogs find homes. There were three savory courses and three sweet courses at Masson's first Sweet & ... More >>
Longtime local favorite Haven is no stranger to talent in the kitchen or behind the bar. With the recent departure of Aaron Lara and Zach Adams -- both of whom are now behind the bar at the newly opened Pass & Provisions -- Haven has restocked the bar, so to speak, with a new crop of talent includi ... More >>
The Young Texans Against Cancer's YTAC 2nd Annual Kiss My Grits Throwdown revealed a couple of things. First, that young Houstonians are more than willing to engage in philanthropy for a good cause, and second, that any food competition featuring 10 chefs is a huge draw.
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Photos by Neil Dalal, Independence BrewingChef Philippe GastonThis past Monday evening, I attended a beer dinner held in conjunction with this year's Texas Beer Fest, hosted by Grand Prize Bar and sponsored by Independence Brewing Company, with pairings created by Chef Philippe Gaston. As a w ... More >>
Zelko Bistro and Katz's have some new fried pickle competition in the new Natachee's.It's been a while since we've done a monthly roundup of openings and closings, but we're getting that train back on track now, and what a month to pick for that re-railment. November was busy, both in terms o ... More >>
Campechana and a hurricane at the old BB's on Montrose.As several of our commenters pointed out last week, Josephine's Italian Ristorante (1209 Caroline) appears to be closed for good. Although no one has been answering the phone at the old downtown restaurant -- say what you want about the f ... More >>