Accolades

  • Nominee for Best Chef: Southwest
    James Beard Foundation
  • Best New Chefs
    Food & Wine
  • Contestant
    Next Iron Chef
  • Best Seafood Restaurant in the Country
    Bon Appétit
  • Best Seafood Restaurant
    Houston Press
  • ChefsFeed Winner
    One of the Best Things to Eat in Houston

My Restaurants

  • Little Bigs
    4621 Montrose Blvd Houston, TX 77006
    Houston, TX

Where I Eat

Behind the Scenes

From My Menu

Chef Phillippe Schmit reviews Fresh-ground 3 oz. beef slider w/ caramelized onions at Little Bigs
$ | Modern | Traditional | American
Museum District
"I love this Montrose spot’s beef sliders, fries, and their own relish mix. The slider is best paired with the place’s coffee milkshake, which is like no other. It will give you a freeze burn from the straw that you will without a doubt go crazy on!"
Chef Ronnie Killen reviews Kinilaw at Reef
$$$ | Seafood
Fourth Ward
"The kinilaw is blue crab ceviche with orange, radish, and a coconut lime broth. It's the perfect balance with so many different textures."
Chef Jamie Zelko reviews Crispy skin snapper at Reef
$$$ | Seafood
Fourth Ward
"I always get Reef’s crispy gulf snapper. It comes with sweet and sour chard and tomato brown butter."
Chef Bryan Caswell reviews Barbecue crab at Reef
$$$ | Seafood
Fourth Ward
"The wonderful world of crab!! # # # #BryanCaswell #BBQCrab #Crab #CrabRecipe #houstonfoodie #foodie #travelphotographer #foodphotographer #foodie #houstonfood #atlantafoodandwinefestival #afwf16 #reefhouston #houston #htown #luxe #travel #wanderlust #houstonchef #cheflife #chef #chefsofinstagram #chefsoninstagram #seafood #atlantafoodie #cheflife #chefwife"
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Chef Bryan Caswell reviews Oysters and rosé at Reef
$$$ | Seafood
Fourth Ward
"Oysters & Rose!!! This Ain't Yo Mamma's Pasadena Punch. Read all about, link is in profile. . . . . . . . . . . #oysters, #rosé, #happyhour #yummy #foodie #reef #chef #cheflife #foodphotography #foodporn #wine #dine #chefsoninstagram #chefsofinstagram #chefs #celebritychef #lifestyle #wine #winetasting #winelover #instafood #sleepingwiththechef #foodblog #blogger #yum #houstonfood #restaurateur"
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