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Top Chef recap: Local Asian food stars shine in truly Houston episode

It took three episodes, but Top Chef finally feels grounded in Houston. In Season 19’s strongest episode to date, the show on the city’s vibrant Asian community with a night market-inspired Elimination Challenge. Instead of participating in a Quickfire Challenge, the cheftestants sampled food prepared by ten Houston chefs representing Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and …

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Star chef-backed Asian smokehouse sets opening date for The Heights

Houston’s wait for brisket sandwiches topped with papaya salad, crunchy sweet corn fritters, and boozy slushies will end in two weeks. Hai Hospitality announced that it will open its Asian smokehouse concept Loro on Wednesday, February 23. Located in The Heights on the site of the former 11 St. Church of God, James Beard Awards …

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Things to Do: These Houston Restaurants and Bars Are Offering Derby Day Specials and Watch Parties

The annual Run for the Roses is going down at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 7, and if you can’t be in Louisville, Kentucky to celebrate “the greatest two minutes in sports,” these Houston restaurants and bars are here to bring you some Derby action. From watch parties where the juleps flow to hat contests …

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Things to Do: Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day Brunch in Houston 2022

Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 8 this year, and several Houston restaurants are ready to take brunch plans off your plate. Here’s where to treat the moms in your life this year, from fancy prix fixe brunch spots where the mimosas flow to family-friendly affairs with treats for the kids, too. The Annie CafĂ© …

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