Episode 97 - Matt Marcus of 8th Wonder Brewery
Today on the podcast Eric is joined by frequent co-host Felice Sloan of Swanky Maven to discuss some of the latest news from the Houston bar and restaurant scene. Eric and Felice talk about Indika closing after 18 years, the owners of Tejas Chocolate & Barbecue opening a burger joint, and 2 new concepts coming to the Houston area from Atlas restaurant group - Ouzo Bay and Loch Bar. In the Restaurants of the Week, Tropicales and Reef are featured. In the Guest of the Week portion of the podcast Eric is joined by Matt Marcus, culinary director of 8th Wonder Brewery and possibly a long lost brother of Eric. Eric and Matt discuss Matt's start in the culinary world, his schooling at the Culinary Institute of America and CIA's California Campus, coming back to Houston, traveling to Europe, starting the Eatsie Boys food truck, Matt's love of Poker & the band Phish, the menu at 8th Wonder, and more!