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Justin Yu Will Close Oxheart Next Year [UPDATED]

What the hell? It’s been a major year for Chef Justin Yu. In addition to taking home the 2016 James Beard Award for Best Chef, Southwest and the Eater Award for Restaurant of the Year, he’s gotten plenty of credit for helping put Houston’s culinary scene on the global dining map. Show More Summary

Shake Shack & Torchy’s Tacos Will Open At Minute Maid Park

Enjoy a ShackBurger or Democrat while you watch the Astros The Astros’ season may not have had the most exciting of endings this year, but you’re going to be pumped for 2017’s season opener thanks to the arrival of two white-hot dining...Show More Summary

Israel’s Burgerim Will Soon Bring Its Tiny Burgers To Cypress

This is the popular chain’s first Texas location If you’ve been thinking that Houston’s burgers are, well, a little too big, a new concept that will soon open its doors in Cypress will serve up the diminutive burgers that you’ve been...Show More Summary

Ono Poké’s Customizable Bowls Head To A Permanent Home In Montrose

The pop-up will soon settle down It’s one of the year’s trendiest dishes, but Houston hasn’t exactly seen the massive popularity of Hawaiian poké take over just yet. That could all change when one of Houston’s most popular pop-up dinners...Show More Summary

14 Essential Spots For Enjoying Houston's Finest Mexican & Tex-Mex Fare

From cheese enchiladas to complex mole, these 14 eateries will satisfy any hankering for Mexican cuisine. It's no surprise that Houston is hope to plenty of excellent Mexican food — but it's the wide variety of both flavors and price tags that really makes this culinary scene unique. Show More Summary

Little Woodrow’s Under Fire After Ban On Face Tattoos Goes Viral

The policy, described by some as discriminatory, is enforced at all locations Restaurant dress codes are decidedly becoming a thing of the past, but controversy is raging online after Houston-based bar Little Woodrow’s enforced a ban...Show More Summary

Black & White Has Shuttered In Order To Complete Pre-Super Bowl Renovations

A new name (and new menu) could be on the way For the past few months, Houston restaurants have started working fiercely to prepare for the influx of people that next year’s Super Bowl hosted at NRG Stadium will inevitably bring. Back...Show More Summary

Dolce Neve, Purveyor Of Austin’s Best Gelato, Arrives In Houston Early Next Year

Dolce Neve is set to open its doors in January 2017 Back in August, Eater Houston reported that Dolce Neve, one of Austin’s hottest spots for a cool cup of gelato, would make its Space City debut. Now, we’ve got more details on whenShow More Summary

Nao Ramen House Debuts This Week; Mockingbird Bistro Will Shutter + More Food News

Everything you need to know about dining in Houston right now — The Houston Chronicle reports that highly-anticipated Rice Village noodle spot Nao Ramen House will make its debut this week. Look forward to casual & affordable bowls of ramen, yakitori skewers, and bao from former Tarakaan chef Rob Frias, all priced under $15. Show More Summary

PokéWorks Is Bringing Its Super Trendy Bowls To Houston

The raw fish trend touches down in Clutch City At the beginning of the year, it quickly became clear that poké, the classic Hawaiian dish of raw fish, soy sauce, and a variety of garnishes, was 2016’s hottest food trend. In Houston,Show More Summary

Chef Ronnie Killen’s Barbecue-Steakhouse Hybrid Will Not Open Today As Planned

STQ’s debut has been delayed After firmly establishing himself as the king of Houston’s suburban restaurant scene, Ronnie Killen was set to bring his first restaurant inside the city limits today. Now, it appears as if that’s not going...Show More Summary

David Chang Has Declared Houston ‘A Global Food Mecca’

With the best Vietnamese food in the USA It all started as a joke, says David Chang. After basketball player Jeremy Lin signed with the Houston Rockets, the NYC-based chef (jokingly) told the world that he was heading to Texas to open up his newest restaurant. Show More Summary

Local Foods Will Join Melange Creperie At Heights Mercantile

Healthy fare heads to the Heights’ new food hall Since its debut, Local Foods has been slowly (but surely) growing its healthy food empire in Houston. Soon, they’ll continue that growth at the forthcoming Heights Mercantile. Swamplot...Show More Summary

Stoked Tacos & Tequila Barely Made It Six Months

The restaurant’s chef has headed to greener pastures in Austin After making a splashy debut in Houston’s taco scene earlier this year, Stoked Tacos & Tequila has already closed its doors. CultureMap reports that the restaurant’s neighbor Red Door has also shuttered, which means that the landlord is going to undertake a major renovation. Show More Summary

Dizzy Kaktus Is Houston’s Newest, Most Ridiculously Named Tex-Mex Spot

Were they drunk? A city as eclectic and diverse as Houston is bound to spawn some ridiculous names, but Houston’s most absurd moniker of all time has to go to Dizzy Kaktus, the new Tex-Mex spot headed to Downtown. Houston StreetwiseShow More Summary

Chef Randy Rucker Ditches Houston For Martha’s Vineyard + More A.M. Intel

Start off your morning with a few bites of food news — Back in August, Chef Randy Rucker shuttered Bramble, his once-popular Briargrove restaurant, citing the city’s economic downturn. Now, Rucker has resurfaced clear across the country. Show More Summary

Yauatcha Will Finally Make Its Houston Debut Early Next Year

The wildly popular dim sum house will hit the Galleria Back in late 2015, we learned that The Hakkasan Group, known for its globally-recognized, frequently Michelin-starred restaurants, would bring its dim sum teahouse concept Yauatcha to Houston. Show More Summary

You Can Now Order A 96-Ounce Moscow Mule At Two Houston Bars

You’re gonna need help with this one Large format cocktails, a.k.a. punch bowls, hurricanes, and other big-ass drinks, have long been popular. But two Houston bars are taking this trend to the next level with a seriously massive newShow More Summary

Fuzzy’s Midtown Sustains Serious Damage In ‘Suspicious’ Blaze

Authorities don’t think the fire started spontaneously Approaching its one year anniversary in Houston, the Midtown outpost of Fuzzy’s Taco Shop has sustained significant damage after an early morning blaze. According to KHOU, the fire started around 5 a.m. Show More Summary

Nekter Juice Bar Is Bringing Its Freshly Pressed Wares To Houston

The California-based juice chain is coming in a big way Thanks to the expansions of local spots like Juice Girl and new arrivals like Buda Juice, there’s plenty of options in Houston when you’re in need of a liquid nutrient fix. Now,...Show More Summary

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