With the proliferation of open kitchens in Houston, it's hard to ignore the chefs who are actually making the food. Nowhere is that more true than at Underbelly, where food enthusiasts can literally spend the evening watching all the action going on in the kitchen. At one point during the night, you ... More >>
What he does Ron Chen is quick to note something right up front: "I am not a chef. I'm like a coach. As in, I don't play basketball but I coach the game, you know?" The owner of Rattan Pan-Asian Bistro, Chen has already put in a lifetime in the restaurant business and has no plans on stopping now. ... More >>
Photo by Mai PhamExecutive Chef David Cordua, in the kitchen at Americas River OaksYesterday, we talked to Executive Chef David Cordua, of The Cordua Group, about growing up in the kitchen and culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu. You can read about it here. Today we'll talk to him about what he ... More >>
Anamaris Cousins PriceWhen I visited the Hong Kong Chef recently, I chatted with the cutest older couple. I could tell they were regulars from the assertive way they walked into the dining room and asked for a table for 12. They said they had been coming to Hong Kong Chef since 1966 or so, wh ... More >>
Here at Eating Our Words, we tend to agree. Houston is the best culinary city in Texas, and I'm not just saying that out of a sense of loyalty or native bias. Although from reading the Twitter account that Texas Monthly has set up specifically for the food section of the magazine (@TMFood), y ... More >>
Today we're going to cheat a little. I will tell you how to have this authentically traditional Vietnamese meal with only about five minutes of actual cooking. You'll also get to enjoy a nice, leisurely drive through Houston's bustling Chinatown off of Bellaire Blvd. near the Beltway. This ... More >>
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After a long day of hitting bars I was on my way home and decided to stop in Chinatown for a quick bite. I wanted to try something new, and there were several places still open with their large neon signs beckoning to me like I was a lost sailor. I saw Sinh Sinh (9788 Bellaire), which I've wa ... More >>