Carlos Brandon is a Houstonian born in Mexico City, and lover of all things Bayou City. A project manager by day, he spends his free time writing, travelling, and eating. Co-founder of Houston-centric clothing brand THRD Coast Apparel, and self-proclaimed historian of Houston Hip Hop, Carlos’ love for the city is surpassed only by his love of good food and better whiskey. Catch him and his wife Abriel sampling one of Houston’s newest bars or restaurants each month for his Open column. Follow Carlos on Instagram at charliebrandon, on twitter @charlybrandon24, and read his personal blog, Moderno, at moderno.blog.