Food News

Join Top Chef Contestants for Juneteenth Dinner

Plus, get a CBD cocktail at UB Preserv, Georgia James, One Fifth, and the Hay Merchant

06/07/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Put It On the Grill!

Chris Shepherd is Opening a Burger Place

The acclaimed chef has some beef, and he'll bring it to the Houston Farmers Market.

05/28/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Three Weeks of Meat

Get a Sneak Peek of Georgia James Tavern This June

One Fifth is changing yet again to show off this spinoff of a spinoff.

05/25/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Food News

Chris Shepherd Makes Big Changes to His Restaurants

Plus, you have only a few more days to get your Roastery fix.

05/11/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Making Moves

Food News: Chris Shepherd's Protégé Gets Top Chef Spot at Brennan's

The man behind plenty of One Fifth's success will now lead a top Houston kitchen.

04/26/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

low and slow

Which Smoker Should You Buy for Your Backyard?

Three local experts give us the lowdown on the industry's best smokers.

04/14/2021 By Timothy Malcolm Illustrations by Christopher Vela

Flaming Hot News

Chris Shepherd to Heat Up Buffalo Bayou Area with New Restaurant

The James Beard award-winning chef will take on a global concept.

03/22/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Howdy, Partner

Food News: Top Houston Restaurant Teams up with Southern Smoke

Plus, a popular Montrose restaurant is celebrating four years with a special guest.

01/25/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

A Fresh Start

New Restaurants 2021: What to Put on Your List

From famous Austinites to swanky fine dining, there's plenty on deck for this year.

01/07/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Fire It Up

Chris Shepherd's Hospitality Group Announces Two New Restaurants

2021 brings us a second and more accessible Georgia James, plus Texas cuisine from Nick Fine.

01/06/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Oh, The Choices

Our 18 Favorite Restaurants in Montrose

When it comes to Houston's most foodie-friendly neighborhood ... take your pick.

12/14/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Line Change

Popular One Fifth Tucks into Southern Comfort

Chris Shepherd's ever-transforming restaurant will feature rich and flavorful fare.

12/02/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Final Answer

Food News: David Chang Wins the Big One for Southern Smoke

The celebrity chef is giving back in a big way.

11/30/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

What's Your Charity?

Food News: Famous Chef Plays Game Show for Southern Smoke

Plus, a favorite neighborhood restaurant is moving ... just up the street a bit.

11/11/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Southern Hospitality

How Southern Smoke Became a National Leader During the Coronavirus Crisis

The Houston organization serves up food-industry aid nationwide.

11/06/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Coronavirus

UPDATE: Top Houston Chef Chris Shepherd Announces False Positive Test for Covid-19

The acclaimed restaurateur has had one heck of a long weekend.

10/15/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Meat Me Somewhere

Southern Smoke Festival Pivots with a Weekend of Events and Specials

While we can't all get in line for Franklin Barbecue, we can have plenty of beef, lamb, and pork.

09/22/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

1945-2020

Remembering Tony Vallone, Houston's King of Hospitality

Prominent names in the city's dining scene talk about H-Town's admired late host.

09/11/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Eat At Home

What We're Ordering Out: Lamburgers and Bento Boxes

Plus, we shout out an al fresco experience of oysters and cocktails that was sorely needed.

08/19/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

Crack 'Em Open

Special Delivery: A Seafood Tower?

Landry's is getting into the home delivery game; plus, Southern Smoke launches an effort in Chi-Town.

08/11/2020 By Timothy Malcolm