"We shucked 1,500 oysters tonight," said chef Randy Evans, owner of Haven and its raw bar, Cove. His table at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo's annual Rodeo Uncorked!® Roundup and Best Bites competition was littered with the remnants of oyster shells. The sauces in front, including Cove's signat ... More >>
Check out our slideshow of the Suckling Pig Throwdown.
Leave it to Kata Robata Executive Chef Manabu "Hori" Horiuchi to assemble a cast of chefs worthy of an Iron Chef all-stars competition. Because that's what happened on Sunday night at the 1st Annual Suckling Pig Throwdown, when 13 of Houston's ... More >>
The infamous Caesar salad cotton candy cone."I hope there's no Caesar salad Schweddy Balls," joked Ann Criswell, former Houston Chronicle food editor and longtime judge at My Table's annual Caesar Salad Competition.
Most of the judges -- including My Table's editor Teresa Byrne-Dodge, Delici ... More >>
Collaborative dinners take center stage. (Note: There are women involved, too.)Justin Basye, Peter Jahnke and their bunch of wild young hearts chefs were the talk of the week, as their new pop-up dinner series was announced this past Monday. Les Sauvages (translation: the savages, or the wild ... More >>
Photos by GroovehouseThe winning meatball in all its glory. See more in our slideshow.Although Trattoria Il Mulino might not have impressed in its initial opening days, the new restaurant more than made up for it at yesterday afternoon's Meatball Invitational at Damian's Cucina Italiana.
The ... More >>
We're used to being insulted on a national level. Right, Zagat?In 2002, Houston officially became a Zagat guide-less city.
Teresa Byrne-Dodge, editor and publisher of My Table Magazine, told the Houston Press at that time how the folks at Zagat -- based in New York City -- had not only snubb ... More >>
Photo courtesy of My TableThe steel awards themselves (no more glass!) weren't the only new things this year."You can't help but feel great when you're honored and respected by your peers and Houston diners," said Sean Beck today, after bringing home a stunning two awards at the annual My Tab ... More >>
Photos by Katharine ShilcuttMasraff's got into the spirit of the rodeo with Lone Star attire.With a nearly endless bounty of fine food and wine that stretched over an area larger than a football field, guests at last night's Best Bites Competition at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo were ha ... More >>
You don't exactly have to be George Lois to design an effective food magazine cover; just slap a close-up of something delicious on there and call it a day. That's why we're giving extra props to the staff of My Table for the adventurous cover of their December-January issue, which takes things in ... More >>
You don't exactly have to be George Lois to design an effective food magazine cover; just slap a close-up of something delicious on there and call it a day. That's why we're giving extra props to the staff of My Table for the adventurous cover of their December-January issue, which takes things in a ... More >>
Photos by Katharine Shilcutt
A packed dining room at Catalan on Monday nightPeople swarmed the table full of pork and beans at last night's long-awaited Pork Belly Throwdown at Catalan like bees on a hive. Dishes such as Vermont maple-glazed Kurobuta pork belly shared space with whole suc ... More >>
Photo courtesy of @bakerella
In the world of Twitter -- the love-it-or-hate-it microblogging service -- Fridays are known as "Follow Friday," a day devoted to suggesting new or interesting users for your friends to follow.
Depending on who you follow, your Twitter stream will be inundated on Friday ... More >>