Monthly Archives: August 2016

B&B teams with PDQ for fundraising sandwich

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Houston Chronicle – Greg Morago – Fast food and fine dining are usually at cross purposes. But not so with a new partnership that brings together one of Houston’s hottest white tablecloth restaurants and a fast-casual chain. The upscale steakhouse, B&B Butchers & Restaurant on Washington, has teamed with PDQ to offer a sandwich, known as “Chef Tommy’s B&B Butcher’s Club”that will be served exclusively at four Houston area PDQ stores (Bunker Hill, Cypress, Cinco Ranch and Vintage Park) from September through November. PDQ will donate $1 from every club sandwich sold to the Houston Food Bank. The sandwich –

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Upscale B&B Transports Guests to NYC for Swanky Birthday Bash [Event Coverage]

True to his New York City roots, Benjamin Berg evoked a night at The Carlyle on June 8, 2016 to celebrate the first anniversary of B&B Butchers & Restaurant. The gregarious and generous proprietor hosted his best customers, along with several of the city’s elite, for the private affair. Glasses of bubbles, Bellinis, white sangria and wine were aplenty for partygoers to grab before they took the climb to Bemelmans Bar. The décor by Johnathan Andrew Sage featured a wall swathed in a tapestry of Ludwig Bemelmans’ artwork. Guests enjoyed cocktail music provided by the Richard Brown Orchestra, cigarette girls

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Houston’s Steak Maestros: This Top Restaurant Will Change the Way You Think About Meat

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Paper City – James Brock -It was around 5 o’clock in the afternoon, a hot and sunny one, and I was talking with Benjamin Berg, the owner of B&B Butchers & Restaurant. We were discussing New York and meat and the restaurant industry, three things Berg and I think about a lot, so the conversation was lively and wide-ranging. We were continuing our chat outside, near his restaurant’s main entrance, a discourse that had begun inside B&B Butchers an hour earlier over wine and some of the best cuts of beef I’ve had in a while Berg is proud of

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Kobe beef continues the fight against counterfeits

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A5 Kobe beef, including rib-eye, is available at B&B Butchers, the only Houston restaurant certified to serve it. If you’ve never tried Kobe beef, you should. It’s one of the rarest types of beef produced, with a flavor and texture that combines the richness of butter with the intense meatiness of the best steak you’ve ever tasted. It is produced in a tiny area of Japan, and only a small amount is imported into the United States. It’s also very expensive, with a 4-ounce portion selling for more than $200. It’s the ultimate special occasion splurge. Read more at the

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Ultimate guide to dining during Houston Restaurant Weeks

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Decisions, decisions. It’s the annual lament that befalls Houston foodies during the run of Houston Restaurant Weeks, now through Sept. 5. What to eat. Where to schedule lunches, dinners and brunches. Which menus entice. How to get the most from the dizzying variety offered by the city’s prolonged dining extravaganza. It’s a lot to take in: More than 250 restaurants offering pre-set, value-oriented, fixed-price meals. But it’s a culinary overload that Houstonians are happy to negotiate. After all, Houston Restaurant Weeks, founded in 2003 by radio and television personality Cleverley Stone, is a mammoth fundraiser for the Houston Food Bank.

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