Episode 4 - Jonathan Horowitz, CEO of Legacy Restaurants and President of the Houston Restaurant Association
The ladies of the popular Houston food, beauty, and lifestyle blog Urban Swank stop by to co-host this week’s edition of What’s Eric Eating. Shanna Jones and Felice Sloan join CultureMap Food Editor and host Eric Sandler in breaking down the latest news from the Houston restaurant and bar scene including Danny Trace being named executive chef of Potente and Osso and Kristalla, Graham Laborde’s announcement that he’s taking on an operational role with Ronnie Killen’s restaurant group, and more. Then this week’s restaurant’s of the week section features One Fifth Houston and FM Kitchen and Bar.
Jonathan Horowitz then joins the show to discuss how he keeps brands like Ninfa’s and Antone’s still relevant in the growing Houston restaurant scene, the expansion of both brands, the state of the restaurant industry in Houston, where do the upscale national brands fit in the Houston scene, where do new restaurants have opportunities to expand, his tips for restaurants to maintain their existing customer base and more. Plus Jonathan shares his thoughts and impressions on a restaurant that he’s had the opportunity to dine at recently.
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