Oysters and caviar! Dig into the science of seafood and Gulf Coast flavors on ‘Eat Like a Local’
From oysters and redfish to custom-made caviar, these Houston restaurants are perfect for a special occasion. Chris Shepherd takes us to LIttle's Oyster Bar and Josephine's in this episode of "Eat Like a Local"
Tacos for any day of the week! Chris Shepherd takes us on a taco crawl around Houston
Enjoy Taco Tuesday? Why limit yourself to just one day when there are so many great places to dine from breakfast to dinner any day of the week.In this episode of “Eat Like a Local with Chris Shepherd”, the chef explores tacos for just about every taste.
Learn to make the perfect elote with Feges BBQ!
Erin Smith, co-owner of Houston’s Feges BBQ, shows us the simple side dish that is perfect for your summer barbecue or next Tex Mex meal at home. With just 6 ingredients, elote is an affordable and quick dish that will impress your family. The recipe can easily be scaled up to feed a party crowd. Watch the video to see how to make it!
Understanding craft barbeque with Truth BBQ Pitmaster Leonard Botello IV
Leonard Botello IV’s Truth BBQ has been ranked in the top 3 of Texas Monthly’s best barbecue joints in Texas. Chef Chris Shepherd heads to Truth’s location in the Heights to learn more about how Botello is helping define craft barbeque and some of the secrets to turning out some of the best barbeque in the state.
📢 Houston chef Chris Shepherd announces new weekly show ‘Eat Like a Local’ exclusively on KPRC 2
Chris Shepherd's new show "Eat Like a Local" will introduce viewers to the Houston area’s diverse food culture, culinary hotspots, and hidden gems as well as the history and families behind the restaurants.
‘Eat Like a Local with Chris Shepherd’ debuts Saturday on KPRC 2 🍽
KPRC 2 is partnering with James Beard Award-winning chef Chris Shepherd to spotlight the Greater Houston area’s diverse food culture, culinary hotspots, and hidden gems that make our city unique. "Eat Like a Local with Chris Shepherd" premieres Sept. 16 at 10 a.m.
🍴 Champ Burgers serving up classic American burgers for 60 years 🍔 🍔
It's summer, and for many, that means burger season! James Beard award-winning Chef Chris Shepherd is checking out some of the best places to eat in Houston, including a local burger joint that has been a staple in Houston for 60 years. Learn the secret to their longevity as Chris Shepherd takes us inside Champ Burger in EADO as part of the summer series, 'Eat Like a Local.'
Meet the man who brought New York-inspired chopped cheese style burgers to Houston
Burger Bodega has people lining up to try a New York specialty that’s perfect for burger lovers. Chris Shepherd takes you inside the restaurant to find out why it’s becoming the coolest, up and coming burger joints in Houston.
Meet the man behind Link Crawfish Farm
We’re starting our new summer series ‘Eat Like a Local’ with a look at legendary crawfish farm, Link Farms. Watch as Houston chef Chris Shepherd takes us to Crowley, Louisiana to meet Billy Link and learn how he's helping feed Houston's insatiable appetite for crawfish!
Chef David Chang’s ‘Millionaire’ win means huge donation to Houston charity
HOUSTON – Celebrity Chef David Chang’s smarts have netted a huge donation for a Houston charity. Chang won the top prize on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” on Sunday and he designated Southern Smoke as his non-profit recipient. The Houston-based organization aims to aid people in the food and beverage industry that have been affected by disasters. Southern Smoke co-founder Chris Shepherd said Chang’s donation will help hundreds of people. If you’d like to donate to Southern Smoke, go to southernsmoke.org.
Buy a beer, give back to Houston: Texas chefs brew up Karbach Pilsner to help restaurant workers
HOUSTON – Two renowned Texas chefs are joining forces with a Houston brewery to craft a special pilsner that allows you to give back to the community. Austin-based chef Aaron Franklin and Houston-based chef Chris Shepherd joined forces to create a one-of-a-kind beer with Karbach Brewing in hopes to bring something good out of 2020. The new beer, called Horseshoe Pilsner will benefit Southern Smoke Foundation, supporting food and beverage workers impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, according to a release. Horseshoe Pilsner is “made to be the perfect palate cleanser” and is perfect to enjoy with Texas barbecue, said Franklin, who owns Franklin Barbecue in Austin. Both Franklin and Shepherd hope they will raise up to $100,000 for Southern Smoke Foundation.
Bar, nightclub owners anticipate governors announcement in hopes of reopening
Bar and nightclub owners are holding out hope that it will pertain to positive news for their business. Seats around the bar are sectioned off and their customer base has decreased due to the pandemic, said owner Steve Labac. Michael Klein, president of the Texas Bar and Nightclub Alliance (TBNA), said a lot of bars and nightclubs are making that transition, since the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) wont allow them to open their doors otherwise. Popular Houston chef Chris Shepherd, who owns Underbelly Hospitality, said his industry is taking a huge hit too. He also said the Payment Protection Program loans from the Federal Government, which he applied for, runs out this month.