The Nash might be Alvin and Dora Murgai’s first restaurant, but they definitely did their homework. It opened in mid-January on the first floor of The Star apartment high-rise (formerly the historic Texaco Building) at 1111 Rusk in downtown Houston. Chef Omar Pereney, best known for his work (while still only in his early 20s) as executive chef at the now-closed Peska Seafood Culture, developed the menu as a consultant. The Nash is billed as “an American restaurant and bar” —  the America that is a great melting pot. For this menu, Pereney was clearly inspired by Italian and French

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LAS VEGAS — A street food market coming to The Strip this summer will put on display dishes made with recipes imported straight from Asia’s bustling culinary scene.

Famous Foods Street Eats will open at Resorts World Las Vegas in late June or early July and offer guests a wide selection of authentic cuisines from Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and beyond.

Inspired by the hawker-style food centers of Singapore, this 24,000-square-foot hall will have dishes at 16 stalls from top chefs and restaurateurs.

Here’s a look at the stalls guests can expect when Resorts World opens:

The traditional Hainanese chicken rice at Boon Tong Kee.

The traditional Hainanese chicken rice

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Xiao Bao brings Southeast Asian flavors to Optimist Hall, with dishes including this Hungry in LA Pad Kra Pow.

Xiao Bao brings Southeast Asian flavors to Optimist Hall, with dishes including this Hungry in LA Pad Kra Pow.

On Monday, March 8, Xiao Bao will open its stall in Optimist Hall, adding even more diverse flavor to the food hall. Upon returning from a honeymoon in Asia, owners Joshua Walker and Duolan Li craved a way to satisfy their appetite for Asian food. Enter Xiao Bao Biscuit, the brand’s first spot in Charleston, S.C., named after Walker’s nickname for Li. Now, Charlotte will get to experience the flavors that earned the

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G.A. Benton

A growing number of eateries are serving Mediterranean-leaning fare in the stretch of land loosely bordered by Hudson Street and Henderson Road. This makes me think that the area might merit a nickname.

So, how do you feel about the Clintonville Kebab Corridor? Or does Tzatziki Town sound better? Hummus-burgh anyone? 

These admittedly silly thoughts rattled around my skull as I explored Rodos European Grill, a new member of that aforementioned roster that includes (take a deep breath) Aladdin’s Eatery, Lavash Cafe, Olive & Thyme Cafe plus the Kabob Time, Koshary King and Taste of Greece and Moroccan

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