French restaurant, La Table, opened in the Galleria area in 2016 and continues to bring fresh and luxurious items to both their menu and space. The two-story restaurant has two unique concepts. Upstairs you will find Château, a fine dining restaurant with tableside service. Downstairs is its chicly casual little sister, Marché, a French bistro with a wrap-around bar and outdoor patio. Both are decorated impeccably with coffee table books, a refined pastry bar, and a soft blue and white marble color pallet. Most recently La Table launched a new Sunday punch brunch and pre-fixe lunch menu, at Marché.
Donae Chramosta Cangelosi, is the woman behind the popular luxury vintage store, The Vintage Contessa. Donae not only finds amazing pieces for her store but is always on trend with her personal style as well. We chatted with Donae on everything spring fashion to help get you inspired for the warmer weather. Keep Reading
Each holiday season the Houston Ballet hosts the Nutcracker Market, the largest shopping event of the season. This year they decided that people deserve to shop unique vendors more than just once a year – cue the Spring Spectacular. The inaugural event, scheduled for the second week in April, will host over 150 merchants from across the country including 30 new vendors. Keep Reading
The Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown Houston was designed to be “Houston’s Living Room.” A place where luxury meets Texas hospitality. The team has accomplished both said reputation and more since opening in 1981. The 30-story building has 468 rooms, a pool, spa, Topgolf simulators, 3 restaurants and more. Executive Chef Rafael Gonzalez and his team bring delicious and unique items to all three concepts that include a contemporary Italian restaurant, Quattro, and a chic bourbon bar, Bayou & Bottle. Keep Reading
The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft started in 2001 with the mission to educate visitors on the history, process, and product of craft. Today they provide a space for artists, both local and national, to not only showcase their work but support one another as well as the community. Through craft camps, artists in residence, and much more, HCCC delivers a unique approach for their visitors.
After local Houstonian, Allison met her future husband and moved back to Houston post-college, her fiancé, Ivan was on the hunt to find a crepe that reminded him of his time abroad in Paris. Fast-forward to 2012 and the couple, at the ripe age of 25, opened the first Sweet Paris Crêperie & Café in the Rice Village shopping area. It wasn’t long after that the delicious crepes and ever-expanding menu won over the hearts and stomachs of many. Keep Reading
The newest exhibit at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston takes a deeper look into Vincent van Gogh’s life and vast body of work. With pieces from his early sketches to final paintings that chronicle his journey to becoming the artist he was. The MFAH worked closely with the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, and the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, who together house the largest collection of his work. Keep Reading
a’Bouzy opened in 2017, in the heart of River Oaks, by restaurateur Shawn Virene. It was his first solo venture and the city was excited to experience the champagne-fueled concept! Pronounced as it’s spelled – “ah boozy,” the name is a playful take on the small French town’s name, Bouzy, located in the Champagne region. That, plus the fact that the drink menu has over 150 Champagne options, makes a’Bouzy the place to go for any celebration. Keep Reading
The city got its first taste of the world known Nobu this past summer. The Japanese restaurant, founded by Nobu Matsuhisa, Robert De Niro, and Meir Teper, has 40 locations across the globe. Most recently they launched lunch service, with a menu created just for Houston. It is full of items, both light and heavier, all designed for midday enjoyment.