Kate McLean

Kate McLean

Kate McLean is a trained chef, freelancer, and contributor of the Houston Press. She has explored, feasted and cooked all over the world including extended stints in France, Seattle, Hawaii and Houston.

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  • 5 days ago | Wine Time

    Working as a server at Chili’s and then Rio Ranch Restaurant while completing his undergrad degree in Kinesiology at the University of Houston, Mohammed Rahman, known as Mo, decided enough was enough, no more restaurants for him. But a year later ...

  • 6 days ago | Snackshot

    Guess what’s delicious and can be super healthy? Dips. Guess what’s a really convenient snack because it’s already made? Dips. Guess what goes really well with dips? Chips. This summer, eating chips and dips for an entire meal is a healthy alterna...

  • 8 days ago | Caffeine

    Friday 4:15 p.m. “Brian, can I use the staff as guinea pigs in an energy drink article I need to bang out.” Brian Brossa, GM/Owner of this particular establishment, was in the middle of doing three things: scribbling down an addendum to the evenin...

  • 13 days ago | Wine Time

    “Agiorgitiko, mavroudi, mavrotragano, rhoditis…” Evan Turner made sweeping movements with his hands as he rattled off in perfect pronunciation six or seven of the 300 indigenous Greek varietals. They are his heartbeat, after all. “There’s just so ...

  • 19 days ago | Wine Time

    Using both hands, 17-year old Guy Stout pulled each of the 1964 Châteaux Haut-Brion from the assigned slot and carefully placed them on the table below. It was 1971 and the young busboy had been tasked by Jean, the general manager, with the unpack...

  • 20 days ago | Cars and Trucks

    Thirty women led by Jaqueline “Feisty” Branch, dubbed the “motorcycling grandma,” will begin their ride on Thursday, July 4 from Houston to New Orleans to attend the 25th anniversary Essence Festival celebrating  African American culture and ...

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