29-95: Montrose mainstay Gratifi -- the newly rebranded Ziggy's -- received some much-deserved love from Houston Chronicle critic Alison Cook for its extensive burger menu, in particular the Gaucho burger. "The Argentinian-themed El Gaucho is one of those specialty burgers that succeeds beautifully ... More >>
Ashley "Ash" Rowell -- former owner of Duff Beer Distribution and beloved figure in Houston's craft beer community -- was shot and killed at his Montrose home this past Friday evening.
Rowell answered a knock at his door around 7:45 p.m. on Friday and was shot in the doorway. According to the Houst ... More >>
"It's like someone created a tiny, unpretentious country club and smacked it down in the middle of Houston. And there's a nice restaurant attached."
This is how I found myself attempting to explain Brooklyn Athletic Club to my mother the day after I'd dined at the new restaurant on Richmond for the ... More >>
Last week's roundup was heavy on the closings, but not this week. Although there were some high-profile places that shuttered, this week features mostly good news. But in the grand tradition of breaking news to people, let's go ahead and start with the bad.
First is that Tintos, the tapas joint in ... More >>
Last year -- at the tail-end of 2011 -- it seemed as if half the restaurants we were excited about in 2010 for the upcoming year still hadn't opened yet: Uchi, Triniti, Underbelly and The Hay Merchant were all a very long time in the making, but finally opened this past year to great acclaim all aro ... More >>
Some restaurants just couldn't wait for the Mayan apocalypse on December 21, 2012 and decided to implode all on their own, while other restaurants simply expired of old age and waning interest in a city that's constantly chasing after the next big thing.
Instead of a toast to the restaurants we'll ... More >>
Ever since the planned second location for Killen's Steakhouse in the Heights fell through, Ronnie Killen has been keeping busy back home in Pearland. There, he's currently in the process of transforming his popular steakhouse into Killen's BBB.
Writing for CultureMap, Ruthie Johnson Miller says th ... More >>
It's true: t'afia is closed. But only until August 14. That's when -- as chef/owner Monica Pope told us on Wednesday -- the restaurant will be reopened with a revamped concept.
It's also true that our beloved Nabi is on the chopping block, as owner Ji Kang confirmed to Eater Houston. However, just ... More >>
Losing our Voice.Although it technically isn't a closure, it's the end of an era for Voice, the critically-acclaimed restaurant at the Hotel Icon. Chef Michael Kramer is leaving as the hotel has decided to take the restaurant in a different, slightly less upscale direction. It's a huge blow f ... More >>
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttBiscuits and bacon never looked so good.Let's get one thing out of the way first: BRC stands for Big Red Cock. There's even a giant crimson rooster in the parking lot, in case there was any misunderstanding. So get all the "Wow, that Big Red Cock is really deliciou ... More >>