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  • Houston Business Journal profiles Tony (from the archives)

    “How Tony Vallone became the classiest restaurateur in Houston.” By Emily Wilkinson Houston Business Journal July 2015 Running a fine-dining restaurant takes the same precision as some of the masterpieces performed by Houston’s major arts organizations. “You have to have consistency. You have to have technique. And then you have to have delivery where you […]

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  • Frank Sinatra, Donald Trump, President Richard Nixon, both Presidents Bush… They’ve all eaten at Tony’s. Haven’t you?

    “At Tony’s restaurant, local notables hosted everyone from Mick Jagger to Princess Grace to Ernest Borgnine.” Mimi Swartz New York Times “The food at Tony’s has never been better.” Four out of Four Stars Alison Cook Restaurant critic, Houston Chronicle “Tony’s isn’t just one of the best restaurants in Houston. It’s one of the best […]

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  • Mother’s Day at Tony’s

    In Italian you say, di mamma, ce n’è una sola. Literally, it means, “there’s just one mother.” But it is understood to mean, “everyone has just one mother.” In other words, be thankful for that one loving and lovely mother who brought you into this world. Mother’s Day is always a very special occasion at […]

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  • Robert Kamen Dinner: The stars came out for the legendary screenwriter and winemaker

    The stars came out last night for what has become a culinary tradition at Tony’s: A special menu by Tony celebrating the wines of cult California Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah producer Kamen (Sonoma). But it was only natural that the star that shone most brightly was Robert Kamen himself: The legendary screenwriter — author of […]

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  • Robert Kamen menu is HERE!

    The ever entertaining screenwriter and winemaker Robert Kamen returns to Tony’s April 27 Click here for the menu that Tony’s will be serving that evening. And please call (713) 622-6778 to reserve now. The Fun and Ever Entertaining Screenwriter and Winemaker Robert Kamen Returns to Tony’s Thursday April 27 7:00 p.m. $250 per person not […]

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  • Screenwriter and winemaker Robert Kamen returns to Tony’s April 27

    Don’t forget: The entire wine list is half-priced at Tony’s every Thursday in April. The fun and ever entertaining Robert Kamen screenwriter, winemaker, and raconteur, returns to Tony’s Thursday, April 27 7:00 p.m. $250 per person not including tax & gratuity Wines include: Kamen 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon (96 points Parker) Kamen 2013 Kashmir (98 points […]

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  • Half-priced wine list Thursdays through April at Tony’s

    “Starting Tuesday,” wrote food critic Eric Sandler today on CultureMap, “three of Houston’s best wine lists are going on sale. The Vallone Restaurant Group will offer every bottle on its wine list at each of its three restaurants for half-off one day a week: Tuesday at Ciao Bello, Wednesday at Vallone’s, and Thursday at Tony’s.” […]

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  • One of the most beautiful dining rooms in the U.S.

    From the original art works by local and internationally acclaimed artists to the floral arrangements, which are changed on a daily basis, from the gorgeous natural light that fills the room by day to the magical glow of evening as the lights are dimmed, Tony’s is simply one of the most beautiful dining rooms in […]

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  • Developer Gerald Hines on the “best meal he’s ever had”

    Earlier this year, Paper City editor James Brock asked the legendary Houston developer and billionaire Gerald Hines about “the best meal he’s ever had.” “Either an authentic French dinner at home in Cap d’Antibes,” he told Brock, “or the meal Tony Vallone cooked for my 90th birthday party at the University of Houston.” We couldn’t […]

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