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Justin Turner of Bernie’s Burger Bus Discusses Other Careers He Thought About Pursuing

Posted on · Local chef, Justin Turner, owner and operator of Bernie’s Burger Bus in Belliare, tells us about other careers he thought about pursuing, such as being in music or as a radio DJ. (Above: Justin Turner, chef and owner of Bernie’s Burger Bus in Bellaire. Photo: Edel Howlin, Houston Public Media)

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Chef Robert Del Grande Discusses His 35 Years in the Houston Culinary Scene

Posted on · Chef Robert Del Grande began his life as a biochemist in California. But after chasing a girl (his wife Mimi) to Houston, he joined her at her sister’s restaurant called Café Annie. What followed over his next 35 years in the Houston culinary scene included winning the city’s first James Beard Best Chefs – Southwest Award […]

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Justin Yu Is Third Houstonian to Take James Beard Best Chef Southwest Award

Posted on · For the third time, a Houston chef has won the James Beard “Best Chef Southwest” Award. Established in 1990, James Beard awards are generally considered the culinary equivalent of the Oscars. Justin Yu of Oxheart won the award at the James Beard Foundation Gala in Chicago on May 2. It was Yu’s third time as a […]

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Justin Turner of Bernie’s Burger Bus Discusses Other Careers He Thought About Pursuing

Posted on · Local chef, Justin Turner, owner and operator of Bernie’s Burger Bus in Belliare, tells us about other careers he thought about pursuing, such as being in music or as a radio DJ. (Above: Justin Turner, chef and owner of Bernie’s Burger Bus in Bellaire. Photo: Edel Howlin, Houston Public Media)

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Chefs from Mexico City Visit Houston and Give Impressions of the Food Scene

Posted on · Three chefs from Mexico City are visiting Houston this week (Dec. 10-12, 2015) to offer some of their signature dishes at some Houston area restaurants as part of a collaboration and exchange between the tourism bureaus of Houston and Mexico City. The exchange is called “Sabores CDMX.” We talk with chef and cookbook author Margaritta Corillo Arronte about […]

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Thanksgiving Meal Advice: Chef Greg Martin Answers Your Questions

Posted on · When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner – we all have a role to play. Some among us take charge of the turkey and all the fixins, while others among us, well, we try to bring something to the Thanksgiving table. If it falls to you to handle the bulk of the cooking this year, you […]