However, change is inevitable, and in 2009 CafÃ© Annie was revamped — and re-branded — as RDG + Bar Annie. But that wasnât meant to be, as Del Grande has recently made the switch back to CafÃ© Annie.
With that shift back to his roots, Houston MattersÂ producerÂ Edel Howlin sat down with Del Grande to talk about his 35Â year legacy in Houston –Â beginningÂ at the point where he became interested in food.
(Above:Â Chef Robert Del Grande, owner ofÂ Cafe Annie. Photo: Edel Howlin, Houston Public Media)
MORE:Â Cafe Annie Coming Back to Life on Post Oak (Houston Chronicle,Â May 11, 2016)