Tag: arugula

ABGB Max Armadillo

Austin has perhaps led the charge in craft beer for the Lone Star State, if only in sheer quantity of breweries. The state’s best brewery is subjective, the oldest less so, but regardless, our wayward capital city has certainly fostered a thriving artisanal atmosphere.…

Rye Sense of Humulus

Over the years, I recall hearing groundskeepers and their ilk mentioning that “the winter rye is coming in,” referring to the seeds they had sown in the fall to maintain ground cover as less hearty grasses die off during the…

Trappeze Pub – Athens

You might expect to have quite a few highly touted food and drink options to wade through in any big city. In smaller college towns, however, you might think the pickings would be slimmer. But even if that’s the case,…

Test Kitchen Tuesdays

Bar Boheme has had some much publicized twists of fate in the kitchen, first becoming well known for chef Rishi Singh’s pizzas, then getting closed down by the city, then resurrecting the food program from a food truck on premises…

Arugula Redux

I normally write about beer, but I include a smattering of restaurants and food trucks, and a couple of weeks ago I disclosed my abiding love for arugula. I’m glad I ran that leafy green flag up the pole, because…

Houston Rocket

A couple of years ago, the Chronicle’s Alison Cook addressed Houston’s “Lump Crab Syndrome” and lamented restaurants’ overuse of the otherwise welcome crustacean. At the time, I would have suggested a crowning fried egg as the next new fad, long…

Hopdoddy Burger Bar

Before undertaking the trek home from a weekend in Austin, we took advantage of a leisurely Sunday afternoon and headed to South Congress, sort of a one-stop-shop if you’ve only got a few hours: vintage resale shops, live music in…

Coppa Cabana

When Catalan closed seemingly at the height of its success, questions flew. But Chef Chris Shepherd departed amicably to launch his soon-to-open Underbelly, and the restaurant owners brought in Chef Brandi Key to launch the space in an entirely different…