Houston Restaurant Lands the Cover of Prominent National Mag, Announces New Menu

Evan W. Black

ONE OF THE country’s most celebrated restaurants since its opening last spring, the grandly subtle and exclusive March on Westheimer stars in Food & Wine’s big September issue, which hits newsstands today.

Popular Heights Restaurant Announces Expansion Plans

Evan W. Black

EIGHT YEARS AGO, the corner of Yale and 11th was just beginning to transform into the foodie haven that it is now — Hando, Trattoria Sofia and Chivos are among the hot spots now calling that intersection home. Pioneering that transformation was Eight Row Flint, a modern ice house with tacos served on housemade tortillas from Agricole Hospitality (Coltivare, Indianola).

Celebrated Restaurateur Thinks Outside the Loop, Opens New Hot Spot in Spring Branch

Evan W. Black

ALLI JARRETT BOLDLY declares that Spring Branch is the “face of Houston.” And indeed, the famously multicultural area is a great cross-section of the folks that make this city special — and delicious. So it makes sense that Jarrett, who owns Harold’s Restaurant & Tap Room in the Heights, selected the outer-Loop neighborhood for her next venture, Low Tide Kitchen & Bar.

Alto Rideshare Names Its Top Spots for Houston Restaurant Weeks!

HOUSTON FOODIES ARE out this month, and those in the know are getting from restaurant to restaurant in the rideshare service that has taken the industry by a storm.

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Jose and Nina Altuve (photo by Jacob Power)

ASTROS STARS LANCE McCullers, Jr., Jose Altuve and Kyle Tucker hosted a glam slam at Tootsies to raise money for their respective organizations, and their teammates and fashionable fans showed up in support.

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Mia Pinero, Ellen Harvey, and Alexandra Silber in Alley Theatre’s production of Ken Ludwig’s Lend Me A Soprano.

ELEANOR HOLDRIDGE COULDN'T be more pleased to be directing the Alley Theatre world premiere of Lend Me A Soprano, playwright Ken Ludwig’s gender-flipped version of his Tony Award-winning play Lend Me A Tenor. Revised by Ludwig, this remix of one of the 20th century’s greatest farces, with the lead characters now re-imagined as women, retains all of the door-slamming, screwball madness of the original, but is imbued throughout with a more “feminine” subtext. “It’s a horrible thing to say,” laughs Holdridge, “but I wouldn’t want a man to be directing it!”

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