Houston Restaurant Weeks, Food Talk Radio, TV, Menus, Restaurants, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Buffets,
Houston, Restaurants, Food, Wine, Dining,  Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Eve, Wine Dinners, Cooking Videos, Recipes




3995 Westheimer at Drexel in Highland Village  .  Third Floor
Houston, Texas   .   713-640-5416
Complimentary Valet Parking

Monday - Dinner Only 5 PM
Tuesday through Friday - Lunch & Dinner
New 3 Course Lunch Special - $24 pp - See Menu  .  Served from 11:30 AM to 4 PM

Sunday: Brunch from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm


The donation commitment to the Houston Food Bank from Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014 was announced
on Wednesday, October 22, 2014. Our donation commitment is: $1,600,162.25.

Thank you to the 206 restaurants that offered deliciously charitable meals to benefit the Houston Food Bank.
Thank you to the HRW sponsors, media and volunteers for making it happen!
And thank you to the fabulous Houstonians who dined out to make a difference!

Thank you, Houston, for your support to end hunger in our city.
Please see info about HRW 2014 at www.HoustonRestaurantWeeks.com.


For tasteful talk about food & wine, catch Cleverley on CBS Sports Radio 650 Houston and Fox 26 Morning News

The Cleverley Radio Show
About Houston's Food, Wine, Restaurants
It's Feed Your Head Radio

Catch Cleverley's segments with
Houston's chefs & celebrities
as they cook & chat

Chef Ja'Nel Witt, winner of Hell's Kitchen-Season 11,
joined Cleverley on Friday mornings on Houston's Fox 26 Morning News to recap weekly episodes.
Watch them on MyFoxHouston.com (Morning Show tab) and HoustonTexasFood.com.
During HK Season 11, Ja'Nel was also a regular guest on The Cleverley Food Talk Radio Show,
on Houston's CBS SportsRadio 650, Saturdays 9 AM to Noon central.


Left Photo: Chef Ja'Nel Witt & Cleverley Stone

Right Photo: Michael Briggs (Briggs True Hot Sauces); Syd Kearney (Houston Chronicle); Cleverley Stone; Daniel Vaughn (Texas Monthly BBQ Editor);
Ja'Nel Witt (Hell's Kitchen Winner, Season 11); Tim Taylor (Pizzitola's BBQ)

On 10/24/2013, the Houston Food Bank, the largest food bank in the United States, named Cleverley Stone 'Barbara Falik Humanitarian of the Year.'
Prior recipients include Kroger, The Pappas Family, Randall's and Scott McClelland/H-E-B grocery stores.

On 10/10/2012, Houston's mayor, Annise Parker, proclaimed that day as "Cleverley Stone Day" in Houston for Stone's philanthropy
& volunteer work, founding and producing Houston Restaurant Weeks benefiting the Houston Food Bank.

About Cleverley

10/22/2014 - Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014 makes record setting donation commitment announcement to the Houston Food Bank: $1,600,000.00
10/24/2013 - Houston Food Bank names Cleverley 'Barbara Falik Humanitarian of the Year'
10/10/2012 - Houston Mayor Annise Parker proclaims 10/10/2012 as 'Cleverley Stone Day.'
01/2012 - Cleverley is named one of 'Houston's 50 Most Influential Women' by Houston Woman Magazine
12/2011 - "... one of the leading authorities on food in Houston." Food Lover's Guide to Houston by K. Finan
..."diva of dining"...
Houston Chronicle
..."dining news diva"... Houston Business Journal

“Cleverley Stone is widely considered to be the best informed insider in the Houston restaurant scene.” Restaurant University
2003 - Founder & Chair, Houston Restaurant Weeks

Facebook Page                                    Facebook Page


Join the Houston Foodie Friends Facebook Page        

                                                                Facebook Page


Saturdays   ~   9 am to Noon Central   ~   Live from Houston, Texas   ~   Stream
Guests on this week's show


Catch Cleverley's cooking demo segments with top chefs on Fox 26 Morning News.
Watch videos and get recipes

Cleverley with Wolfgang Puck and Robert Del Grande



Video interviews
Tony Vallone, Rhea & Debbie Wheeler, Randy Evans talk about their new restaurant, Haven.

What's your dining out pet peeve?

See mine here

What are we laughing about?

Listen on your radio at Houston's 650 AM and live streaming online at www.650Houston.com

The Cleverley Show


                                                          Hungry for Houston's Restaurant News? 

Email Newsletter icon, E-mail Newsletter icon, Email List icon, E-mail List icon Sign up for our Email Newsletter

  Thank You to Our Radio Show Sponsors

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House planted its roots more than 20 years ago. They embody the rich tradition of fine American steak houses, amazing guests through impeccable chef-driven cuisine, an extensive award-winning wine list and unparalleled hospitality. They offer guests an unforgettable experience in a stunning, energetic atmosphere perfect for special occasions, business affairs or a grand night on the town. Del Frisco's Restaurant Group's regional manager is Arthur Mooradian. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House's general manager is Zaidi Syed and executive chef Steve Haug are at your service at Del Frisco's Houston, 5061 Westheimer, Houston, Texas 77056. Ask about their Power Couple Dinner and Prime Rib Specials on weekends. Valet parking is available in front of the restaurant.  Reservations: (713) 355-2600. Email: DelFriscos.Houston@dfrg.com.

 www.DelFriscos.com. Catch "Hot Topics with Arthur" on the Cleverley Show, every Saturday from 9 AM to Noon central time on CBS Sports Radio 650, Houston. Stream: www.650Houston.com








Up Restaurant offers classic, not trendy food. All of your favorite dishes are there like Caesar salad, tortilla soup, crab cakes, sushi, mac & cheese, short ribs and a big thick juicy USDA Prime New York strip steak. Located on the third floor at Westheimer and Drexel in Highland Village, you’ll enjoy the scenery of downtown Houston and the Galleria while you dine. The service at Up is simple, never fussy, it's always  kind and welcoming. For authentic, quality, and savory American cuisine with a bold, Texas twist, dine at Up for lunch and dinner. 3995 Westheimer Road (3rd floor) at Drexel in Highland Village, Houston, Texas 77027. 713 - 640 - 5416. www.UpRestaurant.com.

Hours of Operation:
Monday: Serving Dinner Only from 5 PM
Tuesday – Thursday: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday: 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday: Dinner 5:00 - 10:30 pm
Sunday Brunch Menu: 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM









About Us
Holiday Dining
Past Shows
Cleverley's Newsletter

Catch Houston's chefs
live on Houston's Fox 26 Morning News
Watch it on TV or live on your computer
at www.MyFoxHoustonLive.com

Watch Archived Segments

More Archived Segments & Recipes: www.HoustonTexasFood.com

Call the show to guess the definition
of the Word of the Day!!

Great Prizes

Have a comment or question about the show?
Email us at info@cleverley.com



Listen Live

Cleverley Show  ~  Saturdays from 9 am to Noon Central  ~  Live from Houston
Call the show - Live - at 713-965-0650   

Good grief. Did I really do that on TV?



Live & local!

Saturdays, 9 AM to Noon/Central
on CBS Sports Radio 650
Houston, Texas

On the Radio at 650 AM
Live Stream Online

Talk with Us Live During the Show
Call: 713-965-0650

In 2015 we celebrate our 12th year on the radio,
bringing you the tastiest talk about food & wine.


Hot Topics with Arthur Mooradian
Del Frisco's Restaurant Group

Michael Briggs
Briggs True Texas Hot Sauce & Seasonings

David Leftwich
Sugar & Rice Magazine

Chris Williams
Lucille's Restaurant

Ben Berg
B & B Butchers & Restaurant

Chef Derrick Haggerty
One Love Specialty Food & Beverages


Today's Culinary Word of the Day Prizes are
$100 Gift Cards from:

Quattro at Four Seasons Hotel Houston
Smith & Wollensky
The Union Kitchen.

Studio Line: 713-965-0650.
Listen & call to win between 9 AM - Noon/c.


Contact Us


Email: cleverley@cleverley.com



Three $100 restaurant gift certificates or cards
will be offered as prizes on the show this week.

Quattro at Four Seasons Hotel Houston

Radio Show Prize: $100 gift card.
First correct caller wins!
Call 713-965-0650 to guess.

QUESTION for May 16, 2015

This traditional Italian rice specialty is made by stirring hot stock into a mixture of rice that has been sautéed in butter. The stock is added 1/2 cup at a time and the mixture is stirred continually while it cooks until all the liquid is absorbed before more stock is added. This labor-intensive technique results in rice that is delectably creamy while the grains remain separate and firm.  What is it? (Definition source: epicurious.com)

Find the answer on Quattro's Dinner Menu

Located in the heart of downtown near Houston’s business district, Quattro is a seasonally-driven modern Italian restaurant helmed by Chef Maurizio Ferrarese. The third-floor location, connected to Houston Center, offers floor-to-ceiling window views and a contemporary décor, along with legendary
Four Seasons service.

Noted as one of Houstonia Magazine’s Power Breakfast spots, the AAA Four-Diamond eatery is also known for extraordinary Sunday Brunches, and mixing traditional Italian flavors with fresh Texas ingredients.

Complimentary valet parking and a dedicated elevator to Four Seasons Hotel Houston’s lobby provide ease
of access throughout the day.

For reservations, please call 713-276-4700 or visit www.QuattroRestaurantHouston.com.

Four Seasons Hotel Houston
1300 Lamar Street, Houston, Texas 77010

Hours of Operation

Breakfast: Monday to Friday: 6:30 AM – 11:30 AM.
Saturday & Sunday:   7:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Brunch: Sunday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Lunch Daily: 11:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Happy Hour - Monday to Friday: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Dinner Daily: 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Vinoteca  - Monday to Friday: 6:30 AM – 11:00 PM

Saturday and Sunday    7:00 AM – 11:00 PM


Thank you to Quattro for participating
in Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014,
benefiting the Houston Food Bank!


Smith & Wollensky

Radio Show Prize: $100 gift certificate.
First correct caller wins!
Call 713-965-0650 to guess.

QUESTION for May 16, 2015

What is the name of the breed of cattle that
Smith & Wollensky's steaks come from?

Find the answer here

Thank you to Smith & Wollensky for participating
in Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014,
benefiting the Houston Food Bank!

Smith & Wollensky Steakhouse
4007 Westheimer at Drexel in Highland Village
Houston, Texas
713-621-7555, www.SmithAndWollensky.com

Situated in Houston’s affluent Highland Village, Smith & Wollensky’s traditional green-and-white steakhouse is one of the most desirable dining destinations in Houston’s social scene. Offering indoor and outdoor patio dining, Smith & Wollensky proudly serves USDA Prime steaks, premium seafood and award-winning wines.

It's time to think about celebrations & holiday parties.
Call Jennifer Knoblach at 713.621.7555.
S & W opens at 11:30 AM 7 days a week.
Serving lunch & dinner.

Weekend Brunch on Saturdays & Sundays
from 11:30 AM to 4 PM.

General Manager is Giorgio Ferrero.
Private dining manager is Jennifer Knobloch.

Highland Village offers complimentary valet parking right at the front door of S & W.

The Union Kitchen

Radio Show Prize: $100 gift card.
First correct caller wins!
Call 713-965-0650 to guess.

QUESTION for May 16 2015

It's National Burger Month and The Union Kitchen is celebrating it in style with some special burgers.
What is the origin of the word hamburger?

Thank you to The Union Kitchen for participating in Houston Restaurant Weeks 2014,
benefiting the Houston Food Bank!

The Union Kitchen
3 locations: Memorial, Bellaire & Kingwood

Houston’s favorite neighborhood restaurant with locations in Memorial and Bellaire. The Union Kitchen Restaurant a Houston favorite excels with delicious food in a warm atmosphere.

Our lunch menu offers a wide selection of burgers, pizzas, wraps and entree salads. At dinner, the menu highlights steaks, chops, chicken dishes and seafood.

Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday and features four different styles of eggs Benedict, a variety of omelets, a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar and carafes of mimosa.

Outdoor Dining in Memorial and Bellaire at The Union Kitchen is a year-round event with ceiling fans for hotter days and heat lamps for cooler nights. Just perfect for enjoying an wonderful meal outdoor.

Large Screen TV’s for your entertainment. Imagine a place where while enjoying some Mimosas you can order eggs Benedict and watch your favorite sporting event, and all in company of friends and family.

TUK 1 Bellaire
Inside the Loop between Academy & Stella Link
Beautiful Patio Dining with Climate Control
& Upbeat HD Bar

4057 Bellaire Blvd., Bellaire, TX 77025

Mon-Thurs: 7 am - 10 pm
Fri: 7 am - 11 pm
(Now serving breakfast from 7 am to 11 am, Mon-Fri,
Bellaire location only)
Sat: 10 am - 11 pm
Sun: 10 am - 9 pm
Brunch Sat & Sun: 10 am - 2 pm
Happy Hour Mon-Fri: 3 pm - 6:30 pm

TUK 2 Memorial
Just West of Gessner, next to Fresh Market
Patio Dining with Climate Control , Private Dining Room & Upbeat HD Bar

12538 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77024



Mon-Thurs: 11 am - 10 pm
Fri:- 11 am - 11 pm
Sat: 10 am - 11 pm
Sun: 10 am - 9 pm
Brunch Sat & Sun: 10 am - 2 pm
Happy Hour Mon-Fri: 3 pm - 6:30 pm

TUK 3 Kingwood
East side of Hwy 59 between Northpark Plaza Dr. & Northpines Dr.
Private Dining Rooms & Upbeat HD Bar

23918 Highway 59 North, Kingwood, TX 77339



Mon-Thurs: 11 am - 10 pm
Fri:- 11 am - 11 pm
Sat: 10 am - 11 pm
Sun: 10 am - 9 pm
Brunch Sat & Sun: 10 am - 2 pm
Happy Hour Mon-Fri: 3 pm - 6:30 pm

Owner: Paul Miller
Executive Chef: Juan Arellano


Call the show: 713-965-0650
9 am to Noon central on Saturdays

Join us on Twitter & Facebook during the show




Let's Dish

DishingJoin our discussion about what's hot, hip & happening in our city's restaurants. Got a scoop or a question? Call the show! Open lines. Call 713-965-0650 from
9 AM to Noon central time.

Dana Tyson, Clarenda McGrady and Cleverley taste desserts made from beets, tomatoes and fennel from Quattro at the Four Seasons on "Great Day Houston." Click for video.


Cleverley tells Sam Malone about offal
(nose-to-tail) cuisine on Great Day Houston.



Cleverley's Dining Diary

 Listen to The Cleverley Show to find out where we dined this week. Saturdays from 9 am to Noon central.
On CBS Sports Radio 650 Houston.
Live streaming at


Word of the Day
Think You're Pretty Smart?
We have a great prize for you!

Think you're pretty smart when it comes to food terms?
Listen for our 'Word of the Day' and call in with your answer.

Call the Studio Hotline:
713-965-0650 between 9 am - Noon Central. Have a question or comment? Call us!









Follow me on:






See the results of
HRW 2014 at:

August 1 to Labor Day
Benefiting the
Houston Food Bank

Wolfgang Puck

Bans Foie Gras

Why are some restaurants choosing not to serve
Chilean Sea Bass?
Click Here

Check out your seafood before you buy it at the grocery store or order it at a restaurant



Watch Houston chefs on TV. Cooking Demos &
Get Recipes!





Have a comment about the show?
For questions, guest booking and information, please email:


Houston Restaurants, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Dining, New Year's, Valentine's Day, Dining, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Wine Dinner Menus, Cleverley, Food, Wine, Dining Radio Show, Cooking Videos, Recipes


Home | About Us | Radio | TV | Print | Events | Sponsors | Holiday Dining | Photos | Past Shows | Cleverley's Newsletter

Copyright © 2001-2015 Cleverley's Newsletter All Rights Reserved