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Restaurateur Lee Ellis’ Much-Anticipated Starfish Won’t Open Before Super Bowl LI

Look for it to arrive in late February or March With so many restaurants expected to make their debut in Houston before more than a hundred thousand people pour into the city for Super Bowl LI, it’s not as if those folks will lack dining options. Show More Summary

Landry’s Restaurants Heads to Court Over Alleged Mistreatment of Tigers

The animals in question are housed at Houston’s Downtown Aquarium Back in September, we learned that massive Houston-based restaurant group Landry’s and its billionaire owner Tilman Fertitta were threatened with a lawsuit over the treatment of white tigers housed at its Downtown Aquarium restaurant. Show More Summary

Where To Eat & Drink In The Heights

With so many good restaurants, it's almost hard to pick A historic section of homes nestled Northwest of Houston’s downtown alongside I-10 makes way for The Heights - a rare assortment of thrift shops, half million dollar homes withShow More Summary

Houston Is Not Getting The Krusty Krab Restaurant It Deserves

A trademark infringement of Spongebob-ian proportions If you’ve ever dreamed at dining on krabby patties without having to move to Bikini Bottom, a U.S. District Court judge has officially just dashed your dreams. The Houston Press reports...Show More Summary

Houston Restaurants Are Practically Begging For Employees Ahead Of Super Bowl LI

Right now, demand outpaces supply You’d have to be living underneath a rock inside a very, very remote cave to have missed the memo that Super Bowl LI is rapidly throttling toward Houston. In anticipation of the more than 140,000 fans...Show More Summary

Restaurateur Power Duo Kevin Floyd & Bobby Heugel Part Ways

They’re (amicably) moving in different directions Over the past few years, there have been few figures as influential in Houston’s culinary scene as Bobby Heugel and Kevin Floyd. Together, they’ve opened seven currently-operating restaurants...Show More Summary

Local Foods Brings Its First-Ever Raw Bar To Downtown Houston

Plus, all your favorite dishes from this Houston original. Downtown has been Houston’s fastest-growing dining district in recent weeks, thanks to big debuts like the arrival of the Marriott Marquis. Now, Local Foods is bringing its laid-back...Show More Summary

Peli Deli Temporarily Brings Naan Tacos & Banh Mi To Downtown

The 9 month pop-up will live at the former Murphy’s Deli In the past year, Peli Peli has been ridiculously busy building a growing restaurant empire. In addition to building an outpost of the restaurant in Austin and opening up fast-casual...Show More Summary

A Restaurant That Focuses Entirely On French Fries Is Coming To Houston

Fries smothered in cheese, bacon, and truffle oil are en route Houston has its fair share of specialty restaurants — including a new spot where ice cream stuffed into a cone-shaped doughnut is the only thing on the menu — but a new concept...Show More Summary

Killen’s Barbecue Plots Second Houston-Area Location

You’ll also soon be able to enjoy dinner at the famed smokehouse Chef Ronnie Killen is, undoubtedly, one of Houston’s most familiar culinary faces. Now with four meat-focused concepts open — Killen’s Burgers, Killen’s Barbecue, Killen’s...Show More Summary

Chef Adam Dorris OUT At Pax Americana

He’ll now focus on opening Presidio After two and a half years of serving up some of Houston’s most acclaimed dishes, Chef Adam Dorris is no longer working in the kitchen at Pax Americana. The Houston Chronicle reports that Dorris resigned his post at the much-lauded restaurant yesterday. Show More Summary

Houston Is the Latest Stop on Guy Fieri's Train to Flavortown

The Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives Host is filming in Clutch City Considering the parade of culinary types that went out of their way to praise Houston this year — Anthony Bourdain and David Chang, anyone? — it’s no surprise that the Food...Show More Summary

You Can Now Get Your Hands On Doughnut Ice Cream Cones In Houston

The DoughCone has arrived in Rice Village Ice cream is one of those perfect desserts that really can’t be improved upon. That is, of course, until you start putting it inside a cone made of sweet, sweet doughnut dough. Which is exactly...Show More Summary

Sports Illustrated’s Vibes Festival Will Bring Some Of The Country’s Best Chefs To Houston

Hugh Acheson, Graham Elliott and Tyson Cole will participate You generally don’t think of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue and the country’s hottest chefs make for an iconic pairing, but this year’s inaugural Vibes fest could forever...Show More Summary

Houston Rockets Legend Hakeem Olajuwon Is Getting Into The FroYo Business

He’ll open an outpost of Red Mango in Mont Belvieu Since he retired from the NBA in 2002, former Houston Rockets star and Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon hasn’t been in the headlines too often. But come later this year, you could be running...Show More Summary

Dallas’ Truck Yard Will Bring A Playground For Grown-Ups To Houston

The concept joins a major line-up headed to East Village As part of the revitalization of the neighborhood east of Downtown Houston, a major new development called East Village will bring a bounty of new restaurant concepts to Houston. Show More Summary

Ex-Foreign Correspondents Chefs Launch Pop-Up Series

Sap Sap will bring PJ & Apple Stoops’ killer Thai back In the aftermath the remarkable drama that went down behind the scenes at Foreign Correspondents, the popular Thai restaurant that closed its doors last month, chefs Apple & PJ Stoops have been largely quiet. Show More Summary

A Comprehensive Guide To Drinking & Dining In Montrose

Satisfy all your cravings in one of Houston's hottest food neighborhoods Tucked in the heart of Houston, Montrose boasts a haven for foodie lovers as it is chock full of bakeries, five star restaurants and James Beard-award winning chefs...Show More Summary

Houston’s Poké Bowl Invasion Has Officially Begun

Restaurants serving the popular raw fish dish are popping up everywhere In much of the rest of the country, 2016’s hottest food trend was a classic Hawaiian dish of chopped raw fish, soy sauce, and a selection of garnishes. It may have...Show More Summary

Houston Chronicle Trolls Readers With Truly Abhorrent Jack in the Box Taco Casserole

This is the food nightmares are made of There’s something going on at the Houston Chronicle, and it’s not OK. Today, Food Editor Greg Morago has made a foray into the world of recipe writing, and the results are truly terrifying. InShow More Summary

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