Thomas Stacy

IN AN ALTERNATE universe in which the pandemic didn't happen, chef Thomas Stacy might still be toiling away obscurely in someone else's kitchen. But it's 2021, in the age of Covid, and a few months ago Stacy debuted his first restaurant, in CityCentre, an ambitious 24-seat Euro-Asian tasting-menu concept called ReikiNa.

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Uchi Houston / photo by Paul Bardagjy

It's almost here: Loro Asian Smokehouse, the hot Austin-based restaurant from James Beard winning chefs Tyson Cole and Aaron Franklin, opens its long-awaited Houston outpost soon. To celebrate, parent co Hai Hospitality is hosting a pair of omakase dinners at sister restaurant Uchi on Oct. 17 and 18.

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Chiles en Nogada

POMEGRANATES AND WALNUTS are in season, and that means Chiles en Nogada season at James Beard Award-winning Chef Hugo Ortega's Houston restaurants.

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