Wayne Kammerl

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    5 Best Underrated Barbecue Joints in Houston (According to You)

    You guys. This was a close one. For the past week, I've been watching the numbers on the poll rise. For some time there was a clear leader, then suddenly, the next time I checked, the former leader had fallen to third place, and the two frontrunners were neck and neck. I kid you not, the Kentucky ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 9, 2012

    We Love Food

    Our 100 favorite dishes in Houston.

  • Dining

    May 26, 2011

    An Aggie Tradition

    The Brisket House on Woodway serves up a College Station classic.

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2011

    The Brisket House: A Barbecue Tradition

    Photos by Troy FieldsAssembling the famed "Aggie Special."​The Brisket House -- the subject of this week's cafe review -- may only be a year old, but it brings with it years of barbecue tradition in the form of owner and pitmaster Wayne Kammerl. A&M grads or fans of Central Texas barbecue may ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Ra Sushi's Second Location at City Centre

    Photos by Margaret Downing Tuna Cado, thinly sliced Ahi tuna dusted with Japanese rice crackers and black sesame seeds​The just-opened Ra Sushi at Interstate 10 and Beltway 8 is a little tough to find. Even though the address is 800 W. Sam Houston (a better address might be 12860 Queensbur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2009

    Ra Sushi Scrambles Menu, Adds to Happy Hours

    We started with the kind of sake most people use to drink shooters and beer. It was warm, clear in color, dryly medicinal in flavor and called Hananomai Katana. Okay, adventures in drinking phase one. Actually, it wasn't that bad at all and as it made its way down, it created a warm and friendly buz ... More >>