Scott Tycer

  • Dining

    December 6, 2012

    Uncommonly Keen

    The 10 best restaurants in the Upper Kirby district.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Terrorist Attacks, Drugs and Danger: Why City Council Doesn't Want Food Trucks Downtown

    "Food trucks -- are they allowed to sell other items within the food trucks?" asked a bewildered-sounding Jack Christie, Council Member At Large 5, during Tuesday morning's City Council hearing on food truck regulations. "To what extent does it not become a food truck?" Christie continued. "I reali ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Chef Chat, Part 1: Jose Hernandez of Triniti on Learning to Cook Viennese Pastries in Mexico City

    I fell in love with Chef Jose Hernandez's pastries from the very first moment I tasted this oh-so-delicate, and perfectly constructed off-menu dessert special -- a peanut, caramel, chocolate and banana work of art -- during his brief stint at Philippe Restaurant Lounge early last year. Thinking ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2009

    Comings and Goings

    ​Because so little went on by way of restaurant openings or closings and so much went on by way of personnel changes at some of Houston's most high-profile restaurants, we're shifting focus this week. First up is the news that Robert Gadsby, the executive chef and co-owner of upscale Heights ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Molecular Madness at Max's Wine Dive

    Pretty. But is it pretty tasty? What if our relationship to food was not one of physical necessity? What if we consumed food not for corporeal nourishment but solely for pleasure and intellectual stimulation, much as a music lover consumes a symphony or as an art lover consumes a painting? What ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 6, 2008
  • Dining

    September 11, 2003

    Bordering on Bennigan's

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

  • Dining

    March 6, 2003

    Bye-Bye, Bistrot?

    Monica Pope contemplates her future on Montrose -- and in Houston

  • Dining

    August 9, 2001

    Waiting for a Train

    Saba Blue Water Cafe