Episode 178 - Brandon Silva of Degust

Jan 21, 12:00 PM

Today on the podcast Eric is joined by the Felice Sloan of Swanky Beauty Bar to discuss some of the latest happenings in the Houston restaurant and bar scene including the Museum of Fine Arts Houston revealing 2 restaurants being run by Michelin star chefs, James Harden's new restaurant 13 opening up, and one of Eric's favorite places closing :(. In the Restaurants of the Week section Bocca Italian Kitchen and Lupo Pizzeria are featured. In the Guest of the Week section Eric is joined by Brandon Silva of Degust. Brandon speaks with Eric about how he started his journey into cooking which was definitely not a cliche beginning, how he ended up at Uchi, reaching a breaking point in his life/career, his wife's motivation, falling in love with food again, working with Mark Holley, his time staging, finally getting to open his own tasting menu restaurant, why picked the tasting menu format for Degust, not having cliche stories, and much more!

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