2017 Awards and Press


BB’s Cafe @ Cougar 100 (No. 14)

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The Cougar 100 Program, in its fourth year, is a bold new UH annual tradition that identifies, recognizes and celebrates the world’s fastest-growing UH Cougar-owned and Cougar-led businesses. Over 4,000 companies worldwide are owned and led by UH alumni, and the Cougar 100 demonstrates to all that we are among the finest commercial and industry Read More.

UH’s Major Applewhite tries out BB’s Cafe dish named after him

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University of Houston coach Major Applewhite sampled his new featured dish from BB’s Cafe. The Applewhite is blackened catfish covered with shrimp and crawfish étouffée, served with garlic bread. Yum! Read more

Where to eat, drink in Houston

Where to Eat in Houston
In a recent article by Sports Illustrated’s Andy Staples, BB’s was named one of the best restaurants to eat when visiting Houston Read more

5 Solid Options For Somewhere To Eat In Houston

The Bull
I have made it a habit of looking around for new places to eat in Houston. There are restaurants on every single corner, so it seems. Some places look like little houses but they’re really restaurants. Some places look like hotels but they’re really restaurants. Some places look like bars but they’re really restaurants. The Read More.

BB’s Cafe Brings Tex-Orleans Flair to Houston

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HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Voted one of the best spots for crawfish in Houston, BB’s Cafe has opened its seventh location in the Energy Corridor just in time for mudbug season. “I really wanted to bring the New Orleans culture to Houston,” owner Brook Bassler said, adding that the restaurant was inspired by his grandmother, Read More.

The 10 Best Restaurants for Late-Night Nosh

For when need some grub to soak up the night’s festivities (or you’re just craving breakfast tacos at 1 a.m. — no judgment, we’ve been there). Continue Reading

Tasting The Town: Gusty Gumbos

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A Newcomers Guide to Houston Restaurants: The Best Barbecue, Burgers, Crawfish & More

Whether you’re a newly settled resident, or just visiting for the weekend, Houston’s food scene is a treasure waiting to be explored. The expansive landscape is home to thousands of restaurants, showcasing a diverse assembly of flavors and international cuisines. Continue reading

Celebrating Fat Tuesday!

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Check out the special Fat Tuesday segment from KPRC with Tanji Patton here

From Rockdale with Love

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In case you missed it, BB’s Cafe was featured in this month’s Lifestyle section of The Rockdale Reporter. Hailing from Rockdale High, BB’s success story serves as an inspiration and pride for the hometown school.