Episode 251 - David Skinner of eculent

Aug 11, 11:00 AM

On this week's pod Eric is joined by Michael Fulmer to discuss the latest news from the Houston bar and restaurant scene including some recent closings like The Tasting Room and Revival Market, plus some openings like the 2nd location of The Taco Stand. In the Restaurants of the Week portion the guys highlight Gatlin's Fins & Feathers and Brett's BBQ Shop. In the Guest of the Week section Eric is joined by David Skinner of eculent. David speaks with Eric about his long winding career before his time in working in food full time, where the name for eculent comes from, why Kemah, what he did to prepare to open eculent, where the idea for eculent came from, how eculent has evolved over the years, teaching his staff, the ways that they pushed boundaries early on, the idea behind the forest dish, coming up with dishes you won't see anywhere else, the Washington Post review, and much more! 

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