A taste of Italy in downtown's food hall

Jan 17, 2020 176

On this week's episode of "What's Eric Eating," chef Ben McPherson joins CultureMap food editor Eric Sandler to discuss BOH Pasta, his Italian restaurant that's part of Bravery Chef Hall. The conversation with McPherson explaining the career paths that led him from culinary school in Charleston to working in Atlanta. He moved to Houston to open downtown tapas restaurant Batanga and has been part of the city's culinary world ever since. 

BOH allows McPherson to explore his love for Italian food, a passion he says he developed during visits to Italy as a teenager. When it opened this summer, the menu featured familiar dishes like pasta bolognese and pepperoni pizza, but McPherson has been able to expand with more elevated fare like veal osso bucco and lobster ravioli. He also shared an amusing anecdote about the experience that lead him to serve Roman-style pizza at BOH.

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SOURCE: http://houston.culturemap.com

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