The French Culinary Institute

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2013

    Chef Chat, Part 1: David Denis of Le Mistral

    This is the first part of a two-part Chef Chat interview. Please visit us tomorrow to read Part 2. We hear the argument all the time: Houston is so much more than what you find in the inner loop. Venture over to the West side of town, and you'll find gems like the international food emporium Phoen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Chef Georgia Pellegrini Brings Haute Hunting to Texas

    An old acquaintance of mine recently moved to Texas. That may not sound like breaking news, but my friend, Georgia Pellegrini, just happens to be an awesome chef and a crack shot who hosts some bad-ass hunting and cooking retreats, so her presence in the Lone Star state...well, as Martha Stewart mig ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 11, 2011

    The Fish That Got Away

    The Gulf of Mexico produces some of the world's most delicious seafood, but we're not processing it for sushi. What gives?

  • Dining

    January 8, 1998

    Revamp in River Oaks

    Armando's gets a new chef -- and a new attitude