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September 2016

Chron : 11 Best moments from ”Art of Food” 10-year anniversary bash – Read more…

Culture map : Home Society – Recipe for Success celebrates 10th anniversary with a fab food-and-art fete – Read more…

365 Things To Do In Houston : Food and Drink : Date ideas : Uptown District –Read more…

Houstonia : 100 Best Restaurants 2016.  At Your Service: 4 Restaurants Redefining Hospitality in Houston – Read more…

My Table: Sidedish – The Green Hour at Étoile – Read more…

Houston Press : Food & Drink – The 2016 Houston Press Arts Guide: Where to Dine – Read more…

August 2016

Chron.com : Entertainment – Happy hours soar in Houston – Read more…

Houston Press : Food & Drink – Where to Dine in Houston This Labor – Read more…

Zagat  Houston : Coming Soon- Houston’s 14 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings of Fall 2016 – Read more…

Houston Press : Restaurants – The Week in Houston Food Events: A Taste of the Caribbean at SaltAir – Read more…

Chron.com : Entertainment – Where to brunch during Houston Restaurant Weeks – Read more…

Houston Modern Luxury : Newsletter – The Hit List: 5 Picks to Start Houston Restaurant Weeks Right –  Read more…

Austin Food Magazine : News & Events – Texas Book Festival to Host Literary Libations Week – Read more…

Houston Modern Luxury : Features – The Hit List: 5 Picks to Start Houston Restaurant Weeks Right – Read more…

Eater Houston Maps – Where To Booze On The Cheap: Houston’s Best Happy Hours – Read more…

Houston Style Magazine : News – The Texas Book Festival To Host Literary Libations Week –  Read more…

Eater Houston : Booze News – Drink Boozy, Book-Inspired Cocktails At Four Houston Bars To Benefit Texas Literacy Programs – Read more…

Chron.com : Entertainment – Top 100 restaurants you can dine at during Houston Restaurant Weeks – Read more…

Chron.com : Entertainment – Houston Restaurant Weeks announces lineup – Read more…

July 2016

North America moving services : Blog – Read more…

Houston Press : Food & Drink – The 12 Best Brunches in Houston for 2016 – Read more…

KHOU.com : Great Day Houston – Celebrate the French Revolution with Chef Philippe – Read more…

Where Y’At : Travel – Why Your Next Weekend Getaway Needs to Be Downtown Houston – Read more…

Eater Houston : Maps – The Essential 38 Houston Restaurants, Spring 2016 – Read more…

June 2016

Houston Press : Food & Drink – Negroni Week 2016: South of the Border and Beyond –Read more…

CultureMap : Restaurants + Bars – It’s Negroni Week: Sample the classic cocktail at these establishments and help charities – Read more…

Houston Press : Food & Drink – The 20 Most Romantic Restaurants in Houston for 2016 – Read more…

Houston Press : Food & Drink – Openings & Closings in Houston: Killen’s Burgers and Étoile’s Expansion –Read more…

Houston Press : Food & Drink – Where to Dine in Houston This Father’s Day 2016 – Read more…

May 2016

Papercity : Restaurant Buzz – A New French Restaurant Is Opening In One of Houston’s Most Iconic High-Rises: Step Right Up to the Crêpe Window – Read more…

Houstonia.com : The Prettiest Star – Étoile is Expanding to One Park Place – Read more…

HBJ : Morning Edition – Uptown chef brings French restaurant to downtown Houston apartment tower- Read more…

Culturemap Houston : Restaurants + Bars – Houston’s best French restaurant plans to bring brasserie and crêperie downtown – Read more…

Chron.com : Entertainment – French brasserie to open at One Park Place Read more…

Hot in Houston Now : Upcoming Events – Find great choices for Mother’s Day with Houston restaurants –Read more…

April 2016 :

Houston Press : Restaurant – This Week in Houston Food Events: Underbelly Becomes Korean Fried Chicken Dinner House – Read more…

Chron.com : Entertainment – Time to make plans for Mother’s Day 2016 Read more…

Eater Houston : Maps – The Essential 38 Houston Restaurants, Spring 2016 – Read more…

March 2016 :

365 Things To Do In Houston : Newsletter – Daily Update – Sunday- Easter Brunch 2016 – Read more…

365 Things To Do In Houston : Festivals and Events – Make your Easter brunch plans now – Read more…

Houston Press : Restaurants – The 10 Best Fancy Restaurant Burgers in Houston – Read more…

Meetings Today : Texas – Houston expands its epicurean delights, from haute cuisine to hearty gastropubs –Read more…

February 2016 :

Houston Press : Restaurants – This Week in Houston Food Events: Go Texan Week & Cochon555 – Read more…

Houston Eater : Newsletter – Newsletter linked to – “Valentines Day Resrvations For Last Minute Lovers” article – Read more…

Houston Eater : Maps – Valentine’s Day Reservations For Last Minute Lovers– Read more…

Eater Houston : Events – Don’t Miss Out On Mardi Gras In Houston – Read more…

January 2016

Chron.com : Entertainment – Top Houston restaurants offer Valentine’s Day deals– Read more…

Houston Press : Entertainment – THIS WEEK IN HOUSTON FOOD EVENTS: CITRUS FEST BEGINS Read more…

365 Things To Do In Houston Read more…

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Houston Eater : The Essential – 38 Houston Restaurants, Winter 2016 – Read more…

Artshound.com :Event Listing: 2nd Annual Houston Truffle Chef Charity Challenge – Read more…

The BusinessMakers Radio Show : Read more…

Houston Press : COMING HOUSTON FOOD EVENTS: BOOZY DINNERS & A NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION – Read more…

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Looking for a new star of your Sunday brunch routine? Oui? Then check out Étoile Cuisine et Bar, the modern French bistro in Uptown Park that recently launched brunch with a menu of terribly accomplished dishes More…

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Francophiles, come hither. Velvet banquettes (French blue, of course), candelabra chandeliers, and antiqued plank walls lend a chic farmhouse feel. We happily sat at the long bar and enjoyed a wonderful lunch starting with mixed greens over sliced roasted beets, topped with a puck of almond-crusted fried goat cheese. More…

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A shooting star over Uptown Park? Look for it by the month’s end but don’t focus on the sky. The shops there will soon include Étoile Cuisine et Bar, a new French restaurant helmed by Houston newbie Philippe Verpiand.

Étoile (“star” in French) is Verpiand’s first restaurant after selling his restaurant Cavaillon in San Diego. His wife, Monica, who is designing the 90-seat restaurant, has family in Houston.

“The Houston economy sits better than a lot of places,” Verpiand said, explaining his move to Texas. “But it’s a new challenge. I don’t know the city yet very well.” More…

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All it takes is a taste to appreciate Verpiand’s skill. Part 1 Part 2 & Part 3 of Mai Pham’s Chef Chat on HoustonPress.com

“The best burgers in Houston…”

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Enjoy Étoile’s mouthwatering burger at the bar or on the patio during the restaurant’s social hour from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sunday through Friday each week of May. Photo by Debora Smail/RealityPhotography.