My Hometown: Justin Yu’s Houston

Justin Yu on Where to Eat & Drink in Houston With an astounding blend of cultures and cuisine, Houston has long been one of America’s great food cities. But it’s only been until recently—with chefs like Chris Shepherd, Hugo Ortega and Justin Yu leading the pack—that anyone’s paid attention to the robust dining scene. Well…  Read More

5 Questions: Justin Devillier

Embracing a Proud Culinary Tradition Representing his adopted home town on the current season of Bravo’s Top Chef, Justin Devillier is the chef and owner of New Orleans’ fantastic neighborhood bistro, La Petite Grocery. Since taking the reins in 2007, the California-native has focused on traditional Louisiana flavors and ingredients in his contemporary cuisine – think turtle bolognese…  Read More


Masters of Cured Meat Justin Severino’s Cure is a welcome addition to this Rust Belt city’s flourishing restaurant scene. The Pittsburgh native and former butcher describes his food as local, urban, Mediterranean cuisine. He’s a chef after my own heart, using whole, locally-raised animals (everything from duck and lamb to venison and pork) in a dynamic…  Read More