Synopses & Reviews
Houston is the dining out capital of Texas, with a food scene that reflects the city itself—talented, entrepreneurial, diverse, and quite modern. Barbeque and Tex-Mex are certainly present, but do not define the dining experience. Modern American cuisine brought into focus by Mark Cox of Marks American Cuisine and fine-dining Italian style served by award-winning Tonys both set the stage for a dining experience independent of Texas reputation for big steaks and enchiladas. And numerous establishments court the palate for Thai, Indian, Caribbean, Brazilian, and Turkish foods.Houston Chefs Table is the first cookbook to gather Houstons best chefs and restaurants under one cover. Including a signature “at home” recipe from seventy iconic dining establishments, the book is a celebration of the citys diverse cultural influences. Full-color photos throughout highlight fabulous dishes, famous chefs, and Houston landmarks.
About the Author
Arthur L. Meyer is a restaurant and bakery consultant who has cooked professionally since 1963. Considered an expert on world cuisines, he is the author six cookbooks, including Texas Tortes, Baking Across America, and Corsican Cuisine, and co-authored the Appetizer Atlas, which won Best in the World from Gourmand Cookbook Awards in 2003. He lives in Austin, Texas.