Episode 179 - Chris Shepherd of Underbelly Hospitality

Jan 28, 12:00 PM

Today on the podcast Eric is joined by Linda Salinas to discuss some of the latest news from the Houston restaurant and bar scene including the Kirby Group's latest project, Kerry Pauly opening his first restaurant, and Dutch Bros. Coffee making it's way to Houston. In the Restaurants of the Week section The Nash and 93' Til are featured. In the Guest of the Week portion Eric is joined by Chris Shepherd of Underbelly Hospitality. It's been a little over 3 years since Chris was last on the podcast so Eric and Chris catch up as things have changed a lot for Chris since he was last on. Chris speaks with Eric about the biggest change for Southern Smoke since David Chang's big charity win, One Fifth's 4th anniversary, how things are going with Southern Comfort, plans for One Fifth Mediterranean, his new project Georgia James Tavern, why create a new concept instead of using an established brand, the progress on the Houston Farmer's Market redevelopment, social media influencers, and more!

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