Thomas Nguyen is a freelance food writer for the Houston Press and co-founder of South African restaurants Peli Peli & Peli Peli Kitchen.
2 years ago | Internet
Foodie groups on Facebook have changed the dynamic between restaurants and their diners and how they interact with each other. These foodie groups, which are closed groups but are free to join, have allowed for increased exposure for restaurants ...
4 years ago | Longform
On Wednesday, March 29, the wait was finally over for many a food lover in Houston. The first restaurant in Houston with a Michelin-star pedigree opened its doors to great acclaim and fanfare. From the Hakkasan Group, which owns and operates...
4 years ago | Restaurant News
The saying goes “you only get one chance to make a first impression” and this is especially true for restaurants. While success can easily be determined for concepts like Torchy’s Tacos, Shake Shack and Hopdoddy’s, who all have consistently long l...
5 years ago | Longform
It was April 2009 and the third day since the grand opening of our first Peli Peli location, at Vintage Park. I was excited and proud of myself because I had finally persuaded a group of women to come try our unique, South African cuisine. A minut...