The Stand to open at Hughes Landing

The Stand, a California-based fast-casual restaurant, will open its first location in Texas at Hughes Landing. The restaurant will be located inside Two Lakes Edge at 2000 Hughes Landing Blvd., The Woodlands, according to The Howard Hughes Corp., on the ground level of the multifamily development. The Stand has 11 California locations, and The Woodlands…

Texas Monthly BBQ List Drops

Texas Monthly has dropped their much anticipated BBQ list. It’s full of surprises; the traditional stalwarts have been pushed aside to make room for newer, trendier joints. Here’s their new Top 10: Goldeeā€™s Barbecue (Fort Worth – 2020) InterStellar BBQ (Austin – 2019) Truth Barbeque (Houston – 2015) Burnt Bean Co. (Seguin – 2020) LeRoy…

Have we reached Peak Brisket?

A recent post by Daniel Vaughn reminded me of something I’ve been wondering for the past six months or so: Have we reached Peak Brisket? When I started eating barbecue back in the 1970’s, brisket was all over the place, and by modern standards, it was mostly disappointing. Then Goode Company popped on the scene,…

Mozambik coming to the Woodlands Sept 10

Update: We preview Mozambik and sample their South African cuisine. Change is the only constant in the restaurant business, and iconic Houston restaurant Peli Peli will be shuttering their two remaining locations for good on September 5. In its place will rise Mozambik, the South African restaurant with strong Portuguese influences. The Woodlands location of…