THE 2021 TRUFFLE MASTERS

Benefiting the Texas Food & Wine Alliance

Hosted by Houston-based luxury food importer and distributor, DR Delicacy, The Truffle Masters is an annual Food Competition and celebration of one of the world’s oldest and most precious delicacies, first-rate truffles, showcased by the top talent in Texas' restaurant community. 

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR

2021 TRUFFLE MASTERS WINNERS

Nearly 1,000 votes cast from across Texas determined our 2021 Truffle Masters winners, and helped to raise just under $10,000 for Texas Food & Wine Alliance.

HOUSTON

HIDDEN OMAKASE

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AUSTIN

JUNIPER

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DALLAS

ELM & GOOD

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SAN ANTONIO

BRASSERIE MON CHOU CHOU

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February 11-28, 2021

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From February 11-28, 2021, visit any of the participating restaurants below to order their special Truffle Masters menu item. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of each item will go directly to the Texas Food & Wine Alliance to assist members of the food & beverage industry that have been affected due to COVID-19.

Make sure to vote for your favorite Truffle dish to help us crown this year's Truffle Masters!

To vote, use the QR codes and information below within each restaurant's listing. Voting ends 2/28!

NOTE: Only ONE vote per unique phone number for each restaurant will be counted

Interested in being a sponsor for the 2021 Truffle Masters? Click here

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93 'TIL

Houston

1601 W. Main St.

Houston, TX 77006

The upscale, late-night hangout in Montrose serves 12 delectable dishes in a chill, couch-lined environment with vinyl records for decor.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Smoked Cauliflower custard with pancetta, pine nuts, and black truffles

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VOTE FOR 93 'TIL!

Scan the QR Code above,

or text 93TIL to 713-804-7898

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BOH Pasta & Pizza

Houston

409 Travis St. (inside Bravery Chef Hall)

Houston, TX 77002

Fresh pasta and pizza al taglio inside of Bravery Chef Hall in Downtown, Houston. Focus on sourcing ingredients locally with an emphasis on simplicity.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Bruschetta with Prosciutto di Parma, Farm Egg, Black Truffle, and Parmigiano Reggiano

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VOTE FOR BOH PASTA & PIZZA!

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or text BOH PASTA to 713-804-7898

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DORIS METROPOLITAN

Houston

2815 S. Shepherd Dr.

Houston, TX 77098

A high-end butchery and restaurant with modern flavors and techniques that embrace Middle Eastern heritage and elevate the steakhouse experience.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Savory Truffle Crème Brûlée with black truffles, mushrooms, foie gras and katifi

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VOTE FOR DORIS METROPOLITAN!

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ELM & GOOD

Dallas

2551 Elm St.

Dallas, TX 75226

Elm & Good brings upscale American farmhouse fare, inventive cocktails and thoughtfully chosen wines to Deep Ellum.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Black Truffle and Gruyere Soufflé with Leek Soubise

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VOTE FOR ELM & GOOD!

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or text ELM AND GOOD to 713-804-7898

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Hidden Omakase

Houston

5353 W Alabama St #102

Houston, TX 77056

Hidden Omakase is a unique experiential chef's tasting led by Chef Billy Kin engaging guests in a creatively curated culinary experience.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Soup Dumpling with Winter Black Truffles - hand-pulled dumpling with wild mushroom stock, kurobuta pork filling and black truffles.

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VOTE FOR HIDDEN OMAKASE!

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or text HIDDEN OMAKASE to 713-804-7898

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KNIFE

Dallas

5300 E. Mockingbird Ln.

Dallas, TX 75206

Knife is the highly acclaimed restaurant created by James Beard-nominated and Bravo’s “Top Chef ” contestant Chef John Tesar for The Highland Dallas.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Lobster and Truffle Laguna

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VOTE FOR KNIFE!

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or text KNIFE to 713-804-7898

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MAD

Houston

4444 Westheimer Rd.

Houston, TX 77027

Experience Madrid's famous nightlife - Creative tapas, wood fire cooked rice, fish & meats, terrific gin & tonic, craft cocktails & wine cellar.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Black Truffle & Porcini Mushroom Mochi - mochi dough rolled with fresh truffle, filled with soft & creamy porcini mushrooms and 6-month aged manchego cheese, topped with crisp rice and roasted pine nuts.

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VOTE FOR MAD!

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or text MAD to 713-804-7898

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POTENTE

Houston

1515 Texas Ave.

Houston, TX 77002

A sophisticated and upscale Italian restaurant located in downtown Houston. Enjoy black truffle risotto with lobster, veal osso bucco, and more.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Spaghetti Al Tartufo Nero - Cacio e Pepe with black truffle, shaved tableside

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VOTE FOR POTENTE!

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or text POTENTE to 713-804-7898

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STREET TO KITCHEN

Houston

6501 Harrisburg

Houston, TX 77011

Unapologetically, authentically Thai food in the East End of Houston made with truly local ingredients.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Black Truffle Durian Crab Curry - Jumbo lump crab meat in durian curry topped with black truffles, served with pickled watermelon rinds and coconut rice.

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VOTE FOR STREET TO KITCHEN!

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or text STREET TO KITCHEN to 713-804-7898

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TURNER'S

Houston

1800 Post Oak Blvd.

Houston, TX 77056

An exclusive dining and social establishment offering a blend of timeless American and continental dishes.

 

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Roasted Maine Lobster with pasta, artichokes and black truffles

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VOTE FOR TURNER'S!

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or text TURNER'S to 713-804-7898

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A'BOUZY

Houston

2300 Westheimer Rd.

Houston, TX 77098

The champagne-fueled concept features a fresh, ripe menu, seasonal seafood, salads, gorgeous greens, prime meats and a large raw bar. 

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Black Truffle Marinated Prime N.Y. Strip Carpaccio, table-side shaved black truffle, truffled caviar pearls, Indian creek beech mushrooms, truffled fried wagyu bacon strips with truffle aioli

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VOTE FOR A'BOUZY!

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or text A'BOUZY to 713-804-7898

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BRASSERIE MON CHOU CHOU

San Antonio

312 Pearl Parkway

San Antonio, TX 78215

Brasserie Mon Chou Chou is a vibrant place, bustling with energy and celebrated food prepared in a French style.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Truffled Parisian Gnocchi with Braised Texas Rabbit, Confit Egg Yolk

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VOTE FOR BRASSERIE MON CHOU CHOU!

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or text BRASSERIE MON CHOU CHOU to 713-804-7898

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ECULENT

Kemah

709 Harris Ave.

Kemah, TX 77565

Eculent dispenses with the traditional dining norms to deliver a complete sensory and imaginative culinary experience.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

The Black and White - House-made potato chip, black sausage, potato foam, truffle, and garden flower.

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VOTE FOR ECULENT!

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or text ECULENT to 713-804-7898

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EL TOPO

Houston

6119 Edloe

Houston, TX 77005

El Topo's cuisine features sophisticated tacos on hand-pressed tortillas, delicate pastries baked from scratch, and quality-sourced meats.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Chicken Honey Truffle Butter Donut - house made yeast donut sliced in half and seared on a hot griddle with chicken honey truffle butter and finished with shaved truffle.

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VOTE FOR EL TOPO

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or text EL TOPO to 713-804-7898

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JUNIPER

Austin

2400 E Cesar Chavez St #304

Austin, TX 78702

An East Austin original that focuses on contemporary fare inspired by Northern Italy’s cuisine and the rich flavors of Texas

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Black Truffle & Yukon Gold Potato Agnolotti, Meyer Lemon, Crispy Garlic & Mushrooms

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VOTE FOR JUNIPER!

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or text JUNIPER to 713-804-7898

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LIBERTY KITCHEN

Houston

4224 San Felipe Rd.

Houston, TX 77027

With an impressive oyster bar, Japanese robata grill, and vertical "trompo," LKRO's menu features a variety of local and regional seafood dishes and Texas Beef

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Seared U10 scallops with dill risotto, shaved pecorino, and fresh truffles.

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VOTE FOR LIBERTY KITCHEN!

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or text LIBERTY KITCHEN to 713-804-7898

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MOTEL FRIED CHICKEN

San Antonio

1017 North Flores

San Antonio, TX 78211

A Chicken Experience by Chef Chad Rosenthal. Herb Brined. Buttermilk Fried. Herb Finished. San Antonio.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Herb brined, buttermilk-fried, fresh truffle-finished crispy chicken sandwich with Japanese mayo, house-made dill pickles and a jalapeño truffle ranch dressing.

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VOTE FOR MOTEL FRIED CHICKEN!

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or text MOTEL FRIED CHICKEN to 713-804-7898

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RISTORANTE CAVOUR

Houston

1080 Uptown Park Blvd. 

Houston, TX 77056

Ristorante Cavour highlights northern Italian cuisine in a beautiful and serene setting accented with Murano chandeliers, inside Hotel Granduca.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Winter Black Truffle and Lobster. $28

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VOTE FOR RISTORANTE CAVOUR!

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or text CAVOUR to 713-804-7898

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TONY'S

Houston

3755 Richmond Ave.

Houston, TX 77046

Renowned for outstanding flavors and the best quality ingredients, Tony's is inspired by Naples, influenced by Milan and Cherished in Houston.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Cacio e Pepe Risotto, Acquerello Risotto, Fresh Shaved Black Truffles, Four-Month Aged Pecorino Romano

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VOTE FOR TONY'S!

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or text TONY'S to 713-804-7898

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VINAIGRETTE

Austin

2201 College Ave.

Austin, TX 78704

Vinaigrette is a farm-to-table restaurant focusing on perfectly-dressed entrée salads with locally-sourced proteins.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

French Frisee - A French bistro staple with frisee greens, two poached eggs, bacon lardons, shaved black truffles, and a warm shallot vinaigrette.  $25

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VOTE FOR VINAIGRETTE!

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BISTR09

San Antonio

6106 Broadway

San Antonio, TX 78209

Classic French Brasserie in the heart of Alamo Heights led by Chef Damien Watel and Chef Lisa Astorga Watel.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Harold's Eggs - scrambled eggs, foie gras truffle, and crème fraîche in the egg shell

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VOTE FOR BISTR09

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CRAFT BURGER

Katy

21945 Katy Freeway, Suite C

Katy, TX 77450

Craft Burger is an upscale chef driven burger restaurant and food truck that uses all natural beef, chicken, all natural pork and local ingredients

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Truffle Butter Lucy Lucy: Locally sourced all-natural beef stuffed with white cheddar cheese curds, truffle butter, fresh shaved truffles, and topped with truffle mayo and smoked gouda cheese.

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EL ALMA

Austin

1025 Barton Springs Rd.

Austin, TX 78704

El Alma is a vibrant take on the contemporary flavors of Mexico. Chef Alma Alcocer-Thomas prepares food as she might cook for you in her home.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Black Winter Truffle and Sweet Potato Tamal with wild mushrooms, queso oaxaca, mico-cilantro, truffle crema. 2 tamales per order.  $18

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VOTE FOR EL ALMA!

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ÉTOILE CUISINE ET BAR

Houston

1101-11 Uptown Park Blvd.

Houston, TX 77056

Visit Étoile Cuisine et Bar for an inviting, warm, European environment where fine French food is front and center.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Brie stuffed with truffled mascarpone, truffled honey, and arugula

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KARBACH BREWING CO

Houston

2032 Karbach St.

Houston, TX 77092

Karbach Restaurant and Patio is the perfect place to enjoy a pint alongside a menu dedicated to beer-centric food.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Black Truffle & Wild Mushroom Pasta - Penne tossed in a Brewsanity Belgian Ale cream sauce with wild mushrooms & blistered tomatoes, topped with fresh black truffles, fried sage leaves & fresh parmesan

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LUCILLE'S

Houston

5512 LaBranch St.

Houston, TX 77004

Lucille's is a dining experience that revives 20th century principles of consistency, service and care with 21st-century culinary innovation.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

Seared foie gras over truffle cheddar grit cake with lavender berry compote, topped with shaved truffles.  $25

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MÔT HAI BA

Dallas

6047 Lewis St.

Dallas, TX 75206

A modern little Vietnamese joint doling out banh mi, pho and other comforting delights inspired by the chefs's travels around Northern Vietnam

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

House made brioche toast with grilled spring peas and cucumbers in a black truffle vinaigrette and smoked cream.

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SLOANE'S CORNER

Dallas

2001 Ross Ave., Suite 125

Dallas, TX 75201

Sloane's Corner an American Bistro featuring Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner with Daily Happy Hour from 2PM - 6PM.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

"Cacio e Pepe" Risotto with crème fraîche and black truffles. $28

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TRIS

The Woodlands

24 Waterway Ave #125 

The Woodlands, TX 77380

TRIS is a truly unique dining experience where Chef Austin Simmons and his team make you feel like family through their genuine hospitality.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

"Hamachi Sashimi" - Hamachi Sashimi, Brown Butter, and Winter Black Truffles

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XIN CHAO

Houston

2310 Decatur St.

Houston, TX 77007

Xin Chao is a modern Vietnamese restaurant from Chefs Christine Ha and Tony J. Nguyen showcasing their contemporary take on Vietnamese cuisine.

Featured Truffle Masters menu item:

BÒMB Lá Lô’t - Japanese A5 Wagyu and foie gras grilled in betel leaf, lemongrass, palm sugar, roasted peanuts, black winter truffle. $19

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