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Two Texas restaurants were featured in Bon Appetit‘s list of the top ten best new restaurants in the nation. This follows the magazine’s announcement of the top fifty best new restaurants in the nation last week, which included six Texas eateries: The Pass & Provisions, Jeffrey’s and Josephine House,
Bon Appetit puts restaurants from Houston, Dallas, and Austin on its list. The top ten will be named last week.
Adam Dorris, the chef de cuisine, on the evolution of the Heights neighborhood staple and the difficulties of sourcing locally.
Monica Glenn and Jorge Hernandez talk about the process of creating dishes like cheddar cheese ice cream sandwiches.
Last week Austin fishmonger Roberto San Miguel called out of the blue to say that he and Shane Stark, the current executive chef at Kenichi and previously with Paggi House, are opening a fish market and seafood restaurant in East Austin, at 2401 Cesar Chavez, at
Quick, name the type of wine you can buy for $10 a glass these days.If you said “plonk,” you’re right.But $10 will actually buy some very decent wine at Central Market’s Wine Week.For the next six days, the market’s five locations in major Texas cities are promoting its wines, and
Houston and Dallas chocolatiers took home several honors at the recent International Chocolate Awards. From a pool of over 400 nationwide entries, three Texas confection companies were selected to move on to the American finals of the International Chocolate Awards, which takes place in September. The semifinalists were chosen by
When I heard that my old friend Bud Royer is going to deliver free pie and cash cards to the folks devastated by the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, I kept thinking of that famous quote from the Woodstock music festival. Remember? Wavy Gravy stands onstage and yells: “Good morning! What
In the life-is-not-fair department, the untimely death of Austin’s hot sauce queen, Jill Lewis, is one of the most poignant recent examples.Jill—who died on June 4 at the age of 53 after a shockingly brief two-month battle with esophageal cancer—was a friend of mine and one of the city’s best-liked
This past weekend, Austin chef Paul Qui, an admitted landlubber, braved wind and waves to win the San Pellegrino Cooking Cup, an international competition in which ten competing chefs from different countries prepare fancy food on moving boats in Venice, Italy.Despite looking a little dubious about the whole prospect and
More than 75 songs to accompany you during a meaty quest.
Erica Beneke, executive chef of Max's Wine Dive in Austin, took home the victory on Food Network's Chopped.
The Top Chef winner's long-awaited bricks-and-mortar restaurant will open June 20.
The Texas rap musician announced the launch of a new culinary website, YouGottaEatThis.com.
Randy Evans, of Haven, in Houston, created a new hot dog for the James Coney Island franchise.
On Thursday, June 6, KLRU will air a television special entitled The Kings of BBQ: Barbecue Kuwait.The documentary details the experience of five BBQ pitmasters (Myron Mixon, Johnny Trigg, Jaime Geer, Nicole Davenport, and George Stone) and their trip to a military base in Kuwait to create a
Also, over at TMBBQ.com, Vaughn has a new review of Smitty's in Lockhart, perhaps the most surprising joint to not make the Top 50.
Bad news, Memphis: not only are your Grizzlies on the way to losing to the Spurs, but you still won't get to eat the world's best barbecue!
Answers to your questions about our Top 50 Barbecue Joints list, including why Smitty's didn't make the list.
Find out who made the cut. And which joint ranks number one.
The six medal-winning wines that captured the interest of national wine enthusiasts.
But was it worth the admission price tag?
This weekend, a host of well-known chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, and restaurateurs will descend upon Austin for the second annual Austin Food & Wine Festival.To prepare for this weekend’s food and wine festivities, Texas Monthly spoke with a few of the local and celebrity chefs from this year’s lineup.Here, Christina Tosi
This weekend, dozens of well-known chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, and restaurateurs will descend upon Austin for the second annual Austin Food & Wine Festival. To prepare for this weekend’s food and wine festivities, Texas Monthly spoke with a few of the local and celebrity chefs from this year’s lineup. Here, James Beard Award-winning
This weekend, dozens of well-known chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, and restaurateurs will descend upon Austin for the second annual Austin Food & Wine Festival. To prepare for this weekend’s food and wine festivities, Texas Monthly spoke with a few of the local and celebrity chefs from this year’s lineup. Here, Fort Worth chef
It’s a wonder that any of the contestants of “Citywide 86’d,” a competition inspired by the Food Network show Chopped, managed to boil a teaspoon of water under the crazy conditions they were subjected to. The kitchen of Austin’s Uchiko (which co-sponsored the event with its sister restaurant Uchi) was clogged
This weekend, dozens of well-known chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, and restaurateurs will descend upon Austin for the second annual Austin Food & Wine Festival.To prepare for this weekend’s food and wine festivities, Texas Monthly spoke with a few of the local and celebrity chefs from this year’s lineup.Here, Paul Qui of
Denton’s fine-dining category doubled a few days ago when celebrity chef Tim Love opened Queenie’s Steakhouse, the city’s first fancy steakhouse, located a block off the courthouse square. Honoring his mama by applying her family nickname to the joint, Love has brought some of his signature dishes and a couple
Last year’s Austin Food & Wine Festival featured well-known chefs from all over the country, but this year’s talent primarily focuses on chefs from Texas.Two of the Houston chefs attending the weekend festivities include Seth Siegel-Gardner (pictured right) and Terrence Gallivan (left) of The Pass and Provisions. These
The restauranteur nabbed chef Rebecca Meeker--formerly the chef de Cuisine at David Bull's Congress--to be a chef and project manager at the Austin landmark Jeffrey's.
Mark your calendar, and start your fasting now. The Texas Monthly BBQ Festival is on . . .
The 2013 Austin CultureMap Tastemaker Awards were hosted last night at the historical Driskill Hotel, and the winners are as follows:Best Craft Bartender: Tacy Rowland of Drink.WellBest Craft Brewery: Jester King Craft Brewery Best Pastry Chef: Laura Sawicki of La Condesa and SwayBest Sommelier: Mark Sayre
New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells (who recently captured lots of attention for his comical review of Guy Fieri’s Times Square eatery) featured Houston’s Underbelly and Oxheart in his dining column this week.Calling Houston “one of the country’s most exciting places to eat,” Wells praised Justin Yu’s Oxheart
More than half a million votes have been tallied, and Austin has been named one of the top ten Tastiest Towns in the South by Southern Living magazine. (Funny enough, the Huffington Post recently snubbed Austin, calling it one of the ten most overrated travel destinations in the country.)In early January, Southern
Jodi Elliott, of Foreign and Domestic in Austin, was recognized as the People's Best New Pastry Chef.
Is it the best job in America? From the New York Times to Bon Appetit, everybody seems to think so.
CultureMap Dallas’s Teresa Gubbins reported that well-known and well-liked Dallas chef Randall Copeland, of Restaurant Ava and Boulevardier, has died at the age of 39. The cause of death was unknown, according to a spokesperson for the restaurants. The bio of the Dallas native on the Restaurant Ava website mentions his
Underbelly's chef Chris Shepherd was named one of the ten best new chefs in America.
Robert Sietsema, the Village Voice's food critic, thinks New York can now be considered a "'cue capital." Isn't that cute?
Bryce Gilmore, of Barley Swine, in Austin, and Chris Shepherd, of Underbelly in Houston, were among the eight Texas chefs, writers, and restaurants nominated for a James Beard Award, the highest honor given in the food world. Garden and Gun magazine recently caught up with the two chefs to
Eight Texas chefs, restaurants, and writers are finalists for the prestigous awards.
Carolina pulled pork, Memphis dry rub, Kansas City ribs or Texas brisket? As if there's actually "debate." Video and highlights from Jake Silverstein's SXSW BBQ panel.
Underbelly, Oxheart, and Uchi Houston all made two new lists of the best restaurants in America.
The semifinalists for the annual Restaurant and Chef Awards for 2013, a.k.a. the Oscars of the restaurant industry, included 25 Texas nominations.
Three Austin establishments landed on the food magazine’s list of the twenty most important restaurants of America.
He's back: John Mueller makes dramatic return to Central Texas barbecue scene with the John Mueller Meat Co. in East Austin.
CultureMap announces Austin nominees for annual Tastemaker Awards Austin
The iconic Houston breakfast spot is a finalist in the Wings & Waffles Showdown featured on Steve Harvey's show.
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