Monthly Archives: June 2017

The New American Steakhouse 3.0

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Departures – By Casey Hatfield America’s fascination with the steakhouse dates back to 1868, the year the Old Homestead opened in New York’s Meatpacking District with dark wood interiors, leather banquettes, and generously sized porterhouses. (Still serving, it’s the oldest continuously operating steakhouse in the country.) When Morton’s and Smith & Wollensky—icons that would become national, and international, chains—opened a century later, they too toed the party line. Indeed, for the whole of the 20th century, American steakhouses stuck with the same dark, masculine, clubby ambience—a setting better suited to a deal than a date. The early-2000s saw a second

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Upcoming Houston Food Events: “Butcher’s Plate” Specials and a Swine Showdown

Houston Press – By Brooke Viggiano B&B Butchers & Restaurant, 1814 Washington, has added new menu items and a daily “Butcher’s Plate” special to its repertoire of steakhouse stunners. Daily specials include Sunday’s veal chop parmigiana with mozzarella di bufala and Monday’s bone-in swordfish rib eye, smothered with Cajun spice and citrus beurre blanc. The new menu items (most of which are available at lunch and dinner) include chicken-fried pork chop with pork belly confit, sauerkraut and pineapple glaze and mussels marinières with saffron and white wine and served with toasted baguette. Read More

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10 Fresh Houston Date Night Spots

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Houston Moms Blog – By Gabi De la Rosa You can’t go wrong with a meal downtown at B&B Butchers. If it is a nice evening, ask to sit outside and take in the great views of downtown Houston. If you are feeling adventurous, order the dry aged Wagyu as it is a bit of a production – the petite pieces of meat appear tableside on a block of Himalayan sea salt that has been heated to 500 degrees. They are cooked on the block for just a couple of minutes and served immediately. The consistency is soft and buttery –

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Exclusive: Houston restaurateur to open restaurant inside former Texaco building downtown

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Houston Business Journal – By Jack Witthaus Benjamin Berg, the restaurateur behind Washington Avenue steakhouse B&B Butchers & Restaurant, is opening another restaurant inside a luxury apartment building downtown. A lease was signed last week to open the restaurant inside The Star at at 1111 Rusk St., according to a person familiar with the deal. It’s Berg’s second Houston restaurant after opening B&B at 1814 Washington Ave. in May 2015. Berg confirmed the opening of t I am very excited to have the opportunity to create a world-class restaurant in one of the most beautiful spaces in Houston,” Berg told

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B&B Butchers owner to open new downtown Houston restaurant

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The Houston Chronicle – By Greg Morago  Houston restaurateur Benjamin Berg is on a roll. The proprietor of the successful B&B Butchers & Restaurant in the Washington Corridor is planning to open a new restaurant in The Star apartment building in downtown Houston at 1111 Rusk, sources have confirmed. The news of a new Berg restaurant comes only weeks after the B&B announced it is opening a second branch of the popular steakhouse in Fort Worth. The new B&B in Fort Worth is scheduled to open in September at The Shops at Clearfork. The new Houston restaurant, to be located

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