Phillip Speer

  • Dining

    December 27, 2012

    Underdogs and Juggernauts

    The 10 best new restaurants of 2012.

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    The 10 Best New Houston Restaurants of 2012

    If I had to pick one word to describe the mad, exciting rush of restaurant activity that's defined 2012, it would be this: exhilarating. Followed closely by: exhausting. Trying to keep up with every single new restaurant that's flung open its doors exuberance -- welcoming the city's burgeoning food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Saving the Arches: Uchi's Daryl Kunik on Renovating the Old Felix Restaurant

    Rendering courtesy of UchiAlthough it's still just drywall now, Uchi will look like this very soon.​Uchi, the new sushi restaurant opening soon at Westheimer and Montrose, is finally taking shape. The famous arched windows of its predecessor -- the much beloved Felix Mexican Restaurant -- have ... More >>