Longtime Houston restaurant coming to renovated convention center

Pappadeaux, along with the previously announced Grotto Downtown, Bud’s Pitmaster BBQ and McAlister’s Deli, will all be in the convention center facing the new pedestrian promenade that will be known as the Avenida.



Downtown Houston’s restaurant scene is about to explode

On the heels of rumors that restaurateur Tracy Vaught and Chef Hugo Ortega are planning a concept for the forthcoming Marriott Marquis hotel, today brings massive news for Downtown Houston’s soon-to-explode…



Fourth generation pitmaster brings smoke to upscale downtown barbeque spot

If the news that five time James Beard Award finalist Hugo Ortega is opening a restaurant at downtown’s 30-story Marriott Marquis highlighted last week’s announcement about the new restaurants coming to…