Monthly Archives: December 2015

Houston’s Ultimate New Year’s Eve Guide: The Best Restaurants, Bars and Hotels For an Epic Party Night- Papercity Magazine

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Nearly 365 days have come and gone, bringing a new calendar year to the horizon. In other words … it’s time to celebrate! Whether you’re in the mood to dance the night away, or you’re looking forward to a glorious dinner with friends, we’ve gathered a list of some of the best last-minute fêtes Houston has to offer. It’s bound to be a very happy new year. READ MORE AT PAPERCITY MAGAZINE

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Who is the king of the truffle?- Houston Chronicle

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The second annual Truffle Chef Charity Challenge will task the chefs with preparing their best truffle-charged dishes. The event will be 6-9 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Astorian, 2500 Summer. Competing chefs will include Efisio Farris of Arcodoro, Arturo Boada of Arturo Boada Cuisine, Ben Berg of B&B Butchers, Luis Roger of BCN, Eddy Sierra of Brennan’s, Charles Clark of Clark Cooper Concepts, Darla Lexington and Brandon Lampert ofCorner Table, Don Schoenburg of the Durham House, David Skinner of Eculent, Philippe Verpiand of Etoile, Enrico Glaudo ofCavour, Manabu Horiuchi of Kata Robata, David Denis of Le Mistral, Maurizio Ferrarese of

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Bring on the Truffles: 20 Top Houston Chefs to Compete in the Second Annual Houston Truffle Chef Charity Challenge- Houston Press

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If you love fresh truffles and want to experience what it’s like to have 20 chefs duking it out in competition for the most supreme dish featuring fresh, imported winter black truffle, it’s time to mark your calendars. On Monday, January 11, from 6 to 10 p.m., the Second Annual Houston Truffle Chef Charity Challengeis set to take place at the swanky Astorian event space ( 2500 Summer Street). It will be hosted by Diane Roederer of DR Delicacy, a locally based importer of truffles and caviar, and organized by Elizabeth Stone of Silver Stone Events, and the proceeds from the event

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The Thrillist Awards: Houston’s Best New Food & Drink of 2015- Thrillist

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With a brand-spanking-new bar and restaurant popping up in nearly every nook and cranny on the regular, 2015 has been one hell of a year for Houston. And since we know you couldn’t possibly have gotten to every single opening (or have you? tell us your secrets!!!), we’ve rounded up the best of the best in every category we deemed worthy. Here’s this year’s best new everything in Houston. READ MORE AT THRILLIST

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The 10 best new Houston restaurants of 2015- The Examiner

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The calendar year 2015 has been a busy one for interesting new restaurants in Houston, and been a very fun one for intrepid local diners. Some of the best new spots include sushi and Japanese-inflected, Greek, eclectic, at least a couple offering nods to Southern culinary traditions, and steakhouses, which might be the most indelible of the American (and Houston) restaurant concepts. As the Astros sprung back to Houstonians consciousness this summer for the first time in years, a baseball analogy might apt. No one was really swinging for fences yet, and there were no home runs, but a number

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