Houston's Chris Shepherd didn’t even know he was in the running.
The Brewer’s Table in Austin also earns an honorable mention in the magazine’s selection of the top spots to open during the last year.
Among the surprises: The Original Ninfa's in Houston makes its first appearance as a contender for Outstanding Restaurant.
Where to eat now: The state’s best chefs take eclectic to a whole new level.
The celebrated chef revives the spirit of his now-closed Underbelly while creating something new and beguiling.
In 2016, the James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Shepherd unveiled a novel restaurant concept in Houston’s busy, culturally diverse Montrose neighborhood. Called One Fifth and located in a former church, it was designed to change cuisines every year for five years, after which it would cease…
Everyone thinks he’s nuts, but if any Texas chef can pull off rehauling an entire restaurant every year, it’s Chris Shepherd.
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Chris Shepherd, of Underbelly in Houston, takes home the big prize.
Four of the five chefs nominated for Best Chef Southwest hail from Texas.