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15 Killer Day Drinking Destinations in Houston

Where to party long before 5 p.m. Outside of higher electric bills, the sweltering summer in Houston means only one thing: more day-drinking is absolutely going to be required. As such, consult this guide when you desperately need a drink before 5 p.m. Show More Summary

Chron Critic Alison Cook Is a Fan of Guy Fieri’s Cancun Restaurant

The five best lines from the oddly positive review Generally, Guy Fieri is the subject of disdain for restaurant critics. Everyone from Anthony Bourdain to New York Times critic Pete Wells have slammed the spiky-haired chef, but Houston...Show More Summary

Grafitti’s Closes Union Street Location, Plans To Relocate

Expect the popular burger haunt to land again this summer After two years on Union Street, popular comfort food spot Graffiti’s is calling it quits — for now. A sign posted to the door at Grafitti’s announces the restaurant’s has officially closed its doors as of May 24. Show More Summary

Ohn Korean Eatery Arrives With Soju & Seoul-Style Brisket

Restaurateur Mike Tran’s empire grows...again Next week, Houstonians will be able to experience Houston restaurateur Mike Tran’s take on Korean cuisine when Ohn Korean Eatery makes its debut in Chinatown. The restaurant is set to open its doors at 9630 Clarewood Drive early next week, according to a post to its Instagram account. Show More Summary

Himalaya Accuses Restaurant.com of Selling Coupons Without Its Consent

Owner Kaiser Lashkari calls the site “a scam.” If you’ve recently purchased a discounted dinner at Himalaya from Restaurant.com, it might be time to ask for a refund. Himalaya owner Kaiser Lashkari tells Eater that the popular discount dining site has been selling vouchers worth $25 in pakoras and curry to unwitting customers without his consent. Show More Summary

Where To Eat At George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

The best dining options before (or after) your flight Summer travel season has arrived, which means that it’s time for a fresh update of Eater Houston’s guide to George Bush Intercontinental Airport. This massive airport sees more than...Show More Summary

Balls Out Burger Opens In the Heights Next Month

Get ready to eat burgers & drink milkshakes on the dog-friendly patio Just in case you were dying for a brand new restaurant named after testicles, Balls Out Burger is just about ready to make its debut in the Heights. The new casual joint, from Irish restaurateur Ian Tucker, is set to open its doors at 1603 N. Show More Summary

Sichuan Superstar Chengdu Taste Is Now Open In Houston

The much-lauded eatery is now open in Chinatown Just in case you thought that Michelin-starred dim sum spot Yauatcha was the most exciting restaurant to open in Houston this year, beloved Sichuan spot Chengdu Taste has officially arrived...Show More Summary

Woman-Owned 4J Brewing Brings Local Beer To Spring Branch

The mysterious new beer purveyor has been in the works for more than a year Houston’s craft beer boom shows no signs of slowing down, and 4J Brewing will continue the trend when the brand new suds purveyor makes its debut in Spring Branch. Jennifer...Show More Summary

Peska Seafood Culture’s Chef Is Suing To Get His Likeness Back

Omar Jose Pereney alleges that the restaurant disparaged his food Chef Omar Jose Pereney was the young force behind Peska Seafood Culture. Then 20-years-old, the cheffing wunderkind from Venezuela had been working in restaurants since the age of 12 and helped bring Mexican import Peska to Houston. Show More Summary

Coltivare & Dolce Neve Are Making a Special Gelato Flavor for June

Two Italian Houston heavyweights have teamed up for a sweet summer. Two major Houston Italian eateries — sweet and savory — have teamed up for a very special, very edible collab: a limited edition gelato flavor. Dolce Neve, the newish Heights gelato shop (and Austin import) on N. Show More Summary

Follow the Painstaking Prep for Kukuri

Fine dining, Japanese style (with art to spare) Kukuri, a fine dining Japanese spot helmed by Michelin-starred chef Ishikawa, is coming to 1902 Washington Ave. While we don’t have many details about the cuisine itself to come, we can see the painstaking work that those behind the spot are putting into the restaurant’s appearance. Show More Summary

Little Woodrow's Couldn’t Make It a Year in Dallas

The Houston chain has closed up shop in DFW After less than a year of business, CultureMap first-reports that the Dallas outpost of Houston’s own Little Woodrow’s has shut its doors. The bar opened in September of last year with theShow More Summary

Spring’s Corkscrew BBQ Is One Of The Top Ten Barbecue Joints In Texas

Five other Houston smoked meat spots landed a coveted spot on Texas Monthly’s list The last time Texas Monthly compiled their rankings of the best barbecue joints in Texas, no Houston establishment even cracked the top ten. This year,...Show More Summary

Benjamin Berg’s Restaurant Empire Is Expanding, and More Openings Soon

Plus: we scream ice cream. The Houston Business Journal reports that Benjamin Berg — the brains behind B&B Butchers & Restaurant, on Washington Ave. — is opening another Houston restaurant, this time at a luxe apartment building downtown. Show More Summary

Evan Turner Back In at the Two Helens

The sommelier left abruptly and stayed out for a week. We previously reported — way back when, on May 9th — that “popular wine nerd” Evan Turner had left his post as sommelier of Helen Greek Food & Wine. He wasn’t just slinging wineShow More Summary

Hunky Dory & Bernadine’s Finally Call It Quits

The Treadsack drama was just too much to overcome Folks around Houston have been wondering for weeks how long beleaguered restaurant group Treadsack would be able to keep the doors open at Bernadine’s and Hunky Dory. Now, the once-popular...Show More Summary

10 Stunning Salads To Eat In Houston Right Now

Eat cool when it’s hot outside Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes the hottest months of the year in Houston. The city is home to plenty of burgers and barbecue, but when it’s positively sweltering outside, there’s no...Show More Summary

Sushi Burrito Spot U’Maki Is Just About Ready To Open

Giant sushi rolls stuffed with fried crawfish & spicy tuna are en route Houston has plenty of sushi and poke, but U’Maki will soon unleash its gigantic, burrito-style rolls to Space City when it opens in the coming weeks. A representative...Show More Summary

The Ivy & James Arrives At Evelyn’s Park

The long-awaited restaurant has finally opened for lunch Nearly two years in the making, Jamie Zelko is ready finally ready to kick open the doors at The Ivy & James, her brand new restaurant at Evelyn’s Park. Originally expected to arrive at the beginning of May, the breezy new spot has officially opened for lunch and takeaway service. Show More Summary

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