Houston Culinary Tour Buzz
The Guide: A Dozen Things to Do in Houston
May 6, 2013
"If you're planning a trip to Houston, look into these chef-led tours: you get a ticket, and then see the city through our eyes."
A Foodie's Paradise
"Chef-guided tours lead culinary adventures through Houston's best-kept dining secrets."
New Chefs Added to 2013 'Where the Chefs Eat Houston Culinary Tours' Schedule
September 19, 2012
"Houston's most appetizing culinary adventure is going to be a lot tastier next year."
Fantastic Food Tours in the U.S.
"Houston Culinary Tours offers something really unique among all the great tours across the country - an entirely chef-driven tour."
Houston on a Plate
"The Texas city has teamed up with local chefs to offer special food tours. One of the star toques, Monica Pope of T'afia, talks about her hometown."
Visiting Houston, TX
February 3, 2012
FoxNews.com spotlights 5 things to see and do in the nation's 4th largest city, including the Houston Culinary Tours.
Houston's Chef-Designed Culinary Tours
September 6, 2011
"The visitors bureau of Houston, Texas, has hit on a great idea for food tours: round up the most passionate chefs in the city, ask them where they love to eat on their days off, and build an itinerary around that. Then invite the public. "
San Francisco Examiner
August 7, 2011
"Chefs help introduce visitors to eclectic regional food scene. "
Houston Food Tours Go Whole Hog
August 6, 2011
"The idea of Houston Culinary Tours is for Houston chefs to show us where they like to eat."
Dining Destinations to Watch in 2011
"Chefs are so enamored of Houston's ethnic food scene that a few of them have partnered up to offer culinary tours."
Taste for Travel
"In Houston, tours are so popular that they sell out in minutes."
"The tours celebrate authentic eateries. You might begin with Thai tea and Kee Mao noodles at Asia Market and end at Esther's Cajun Cafe and Soul Food for oxtails and sweet cornbread."
Food Tours that Satisfy
"The city's reputation as a culinary hotspot is growing, thanks, in part, to local celebrity chefs who are gaining national exposure. "
Houston Culinary Tours Ramping Up Again
"If you're one of the 32 to grab one, it'll make a lovely Christmas present for your favorite food lover... "
Go on a Dream Date with Local Chefs
"Does a trek of regional and global foods without leaving Houston sound good to you?"
"What may surprise some is the generosity of the city's top chefs, many of whom host Houston Culinary Tours, which highlight the city's lesser known ethnic and family restaurants."
Where the Chefs Eat
"With these tours, you'll see a side of Houston you might not know existed."
Off the Eaten Path
"Few [urban food tours] are as insightful or as focused on hidden spots as Houston's chef-led excursions."
"It was fascinating to see these well-respected chefs and find out how diverse their interests and influences are. I think every city should do this."
Texas Taste Buds
"The idea is to introduce people to the city's under-the-radar restaurants and markets - and help give Houston's diverse food scene the cred its chefs say is long overdue."
Texas Meetings & Events
Set a Place for Culinary Tours
"Some tours visit undiscovered restaurants where renowned chefs eat on their nights off, while others focus on chefs' favorite markets for exotic fruits and spices."
Dallas Morning News
Culinary Tours Keep Guests' Plates Full
"This is like being invited to join a couple of chefs on their days off to eat at mom-and-pop diners."
A Food Lovers' Tour of the Town
"One of Houston's most unforgettable dining experiences is so special and limited that it's almost impossible to book. But once you secure a spot on the Where the Chefs Eat culinary tour, get ready for the culinary ride of your life."
Hitting the BBQ Trail with Robb Walsh
"The inaugural tour took place...in two back-to-back trips around town that left us wondering where Walsh gets his stamina (we're guessing in part from all the protein consumed that day)."
Houston Culinary Tours
"Now you can join Houston's brightest chefs on tours of the small, intimate, ethnic restaurants whose recipes have been passed down from generation to generation."
"Houston's top fine dining chefs are joining a movement to shine a spotlight on the city's best and most diverse dives, and so far it seems a smash."
9 Ways to Taste Houston (Like an Expert)
"It's easy to conclude that Houston has one of the most satisfying food scenes in the country right now."
Martha Stewart Living Radio
Chefs Chris Shepherd and Randy Evans
Chefs discuss Houston's diverse culinary scene.
New York Post
Hungry People Wanted
"Top chefs and food critics in Houston are coming together in 2010 to open up the city's intriguing and diverse food scene to both locals and visitors."
Chefs Help Find the Unsung but Scrumptious
"Houston already has a reputation for its fancy restaurants. But how about those places that are small, family-owned and often run by immigrants?"
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