Three questions with the Houston chef, whose “gambling man” pal David Chang took a big risk to raise money for the Southern Smoke Foundation.
Kevin Fink, Chris Shepherd, and others are lobbying lawmakers to pass the $120 billion grant program that has bipartisan support.
This favorite dessert from the Houston chef's Underbelly days is based on an Appalachian recipe modeled after a chess pie.
From foundations like Southern Smoke to national and local charity efforts, here's a list of resources for an industry crippled by the coronavirus.
On a special edition of The National Podcast of Texas, the Houston chef/restaurateur lays out how his Southern Smoke Emergency Relief Fund is assisting hospitality industry workers.
In Austin, a scaled-down SXSW could hit eateries hard; in Houston, Asian restaurants have seen a huge decline.
In ’Cook Like a Local,’ the award-winning Houston chef shares the secret to this dish from the late, great Underbelly.
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.
How much does Feast Portland tell us about the food festival Aaron Franklin will be starting in Austin next year?
Chris Shepherd, of Underbelly in Houston, takes home the big prize.
Four of the five chefs nominated for Best Chef Southwest hail from Texas.
The nationally acclaimed chef of Coi, in the North Beach area of San Francisco, will be promoting his latest cookbook.
Underbelly's chef Chris Shepherd was named one of the ten best new chefs in America.
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…
I walked into Underbelly the other night and straight into a bear hug from chef-owner Chris Shepherd. And I wasn’t the only one. Every woman that the extroverted Houston chef had ever met before, plus random strangers who were looking a little jealous, also received a hug. I’m not sure…
The day has come! Tickets for the Austin FOOD & WINE Festival go on sale today, November 8, at 10 a.m. CST. The Festival, which takes place April 26-28, 2013 at Auditorium Shores and Republic Square Park, will feature a myriad of food…
Exciting news for all the Houston foodies out there: the city is hosting a myriad of chef-organized, chef-led culinary tours in 2013. The “Where the Chefs Eat” Houston Culinary Tours started in 2010 as a means of teaching diners about the Houston food scene and all its intricacies and diversities. Proceeds from the tours benefit…
Houston's Chinatown can be an overwhelming part of town, with each strip-mall restaurant blending into the next, so six local chefs shed light on which places rise above the rest.
Elizabeth Street Cafe and Underbelly.
Starting in 2002, I have eaten my weight in lamb chops, roasted beets, pork belly, and micro-cilantro every year to come up with Texas Monthly’s annual list of the most innovative, exciting, and delicious new Texas restaurants. For 2012, our feature “Where to Eat Now” runs the gamut from a…