Every time I use Yelp, I hate myself. But I do use it to size up restaurants, especially new ones, because it’s there. It has iPad and iPhone apps. It’s easy. What can I say? But what I really, truly want are restaurant reviews by somebody I actually trust
Texas Captures Four of Six Slots in the James Beard Awards’ Southwest Finals, and a Houston Columnist Gets a Nod, Too
Well, finally! For once, Texas didn’t get skunked by Las Vegas in the finals for the James Beard Awards. Our chefs captured four of the six finalist slots in the category Best Chef: Southwest. And in addition, Houston Chronicle columnist and blogger Alison Cook, who writes Cook’s Tour, made the
A three-star Chronicle review for the Melange Creperie trailer and a call to arms in the Press both suggest a tipping point for the industry.
I’m a little late in posting this, but you gotta read Alison Cook’s blog post on the SpamWow! at Beaver’s bbq/etc. joint in Houston. Even if the very thought of the stuff makes you bilious–as it does me–Alison’s take on the, dare I say, resurgence of Spam is