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New Houston Fare at Jonathan's The Rub Reflects Houston's Diverse Community

It's safe to say that Houston is a melting pot with a restaurant scene reflects that diversity. Chef Jonathan Levine of Jonathan's The Rub acknowledged that fact six years ago when he added the New Houston Fare section to his menu, which, to him, portrays the current Houston food scene.

Levine comes from a New York/Northeast culinary background. He grew up eating lots of Italian food and seafood. He never thought he would be a chef or owner of a restaurant. In fact, he received an MBA and a master's degree in international studies. But, food has always been a central part of his life and he realized it was an extension of who he was. He studied different cuisines, cooking techniques and skills, and over the years has learned how to incorporate more spice and flavor to "kick up" his Northeast palate.

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Molly Dunn
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