Episode 262 - Michael Sambrooks and Louis Maldonado of Andiron

Oct 27, 2022, 11:00 AM

Today on the podcast Eric is joined by Linda Salinas to go through some of the latest happenings from the Houston restaurant and bar scene including a brief recap of the Southern Smoke Festival, Christine Ha and husband John Suh's announcement of a new sandwich concept coming to Spring Branch, and the fourth location of Niko Niko's being set for The Woodlands. In the Restaurants of the Week section Wild is featured. In the Guest of the Week portion Eric is joined by Michael Sambrooks and Louis Maldonado of Andiron. Michael and Louis speak with Eric about Andiron, why a steakhouse was the right next restaurant for Michael's hospitality group, the recruitment process for the concept, what made Louis decide to pursue a career in the restaurant industry, Louis' prestigious resume, why Andiron was the right move for Louis, how Andiron distinguishes itself from other restaurants like it in the market, some of the techniques that they're doing at the restaurant, what the menu looks like, the influences behind the menu, what patrons can expect from the rest of their dining experience at Andiron besides the food, and much more! 

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