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Easter Brunch Kits

Easter is around the corner, and restaurants are offering a taste of Houston’s vibrant culinary scene at your doorstep. This holiday, order a meal from the below restaurants and support the hospitality community we’ve grown to know and love. #MissingHOU. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Backstreet Cafe (@backstreetcafe) on Mar 15, 2020 at 11:07am PDT Backstreet Cafe 1103 South Shepherd (713) 521-2239 Backstreet Cafe is selling…

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Local Meal Kits, and Cocktail Kits

In the weeks since social distancing cleared the streets, the incredible people behind Houston’s vibrant, unique culinary scene have remained open...for you. Looking for easy dinners or that margarita you miss so much for your virtual happy hour? Meal and cocktail kits are available at some of Houston’s most beloved restaurants, many of which include delivery. There is no better time to order take out, support the businesses you love now, so they can welcome you to dine in later. Cocktail Kits…

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Pop-Up Markets in Houston

In the wake of ever-changing news and regulations, communities everywhere have had to adapt to a new way of life. Houston is no exception. Some restaurants have adapted in such a way that helps support local vendors and farmers, solve both their over-abundance of food, while minimizing the amount of exposure their community must face. Enter pop-up markets. Now in addition to some already amazing discounts, certain restaurants are offering a limited selection of items for patrons to shop while…

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Houston Restaurants Offering Distancing Options

Dining In light of coronavirus COVID-19, bars and restaurants across Houston are closed for dining-in two weeks. However, many of them are offering to-go options during these challenging times. These Houston restaurants are stepping up and offering delivery and pickup at their establishments to minimize the chaos: Pico's Neighborhood: Upper Kirby 3601 Kirby Dr., Houston, TX 77098 Arnaldo Richard's authentic Mexican kitchen is currently offering a $25 discount on bulk orders of $100 or more…

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An Outsider’s Guide to Houston’s Asiatown

One of the best things about living in Houston is experiencing the diverse cultures that make up the city’s population of 2.3 million people. Similar to other major U.S. cities, Houston has an area dominated by delicious Asian restaurants, exotic shopping and fun cultural experiences. This area, colloquially known as “Chinatown,” is by no means limited to only Chinese influence. Cultural influences in this part of Houston are from Vietnam, India, Pakistan, China, Korea, Malaysia and more. Plus…

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14 Houston Semi-finalists Make 2020 James Beard Nominee List

It’s that time of year again when the James Beard Foundation (a.k.a the Oscars of the culinary world) announces the semifinalists for its Restaurant and Chef Awards and in 2020, and Houston didn’t disappoint. These semi-finalists will be whittled down to finalists on March 25. The James Beard Awards are set for May 4 in Chicago. Check out the full list of Houston-based semi-finalists below: Best Chef: Texas (new category) Dawn Burrell, Kulture Manabu Horiuchi, Kata Robata Anita Jaisinghani…

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Your Guide to March 2019

** NOTE: Please verify all dates and times of events with hosts, as most large-scale events have been postponed or cancelled due to health-related safety concerns** Your Houston agenda is sure to be packed in March as the city hosts a slew of fun festivals and events, including the popular Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. With so many options, you may wonder how you’ll find the time to experience these must-do activities. We’re here to help you choose! Check out our guide to Houston in March…

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12 Crawfish Staples in Houston

Ooh wee! It’s that time of year we’ve all been waiting for – crawfish season! The tasty seafood staple isn’t just about pinching tails for seasoned, succulent meat. The appearance of crawfish on menus across Houston signifies the start of warmer weather and outdoor gatherings with family and friends. A good crawfish party is one of the best things to do in Houston during spring break. We’ve rounded up some of the most popular places around town where you can dig in and get your hands on a few…

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Your Guide to February

February may be a short month but in Houston it’s packed with fun events and activities that you won’t want to miss. Read on for our guide to February in Houston and mark your calendars with these exciting things to do in Houston. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Galveston Restaurant Week (@galvrw) on Jun 29, 2019 at 3:37pm PDT Galveston Restaurant Week Through Feb 9 Take a day trip down to the island for Galveston Restaurant Week…

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9 Jewish Restaurants in Houston that Will Convince You to Keep Kosher

Need a nosh? Houston has a variety of local restaurants serving authentic, kosher-certified fare. For those not familiar with Jewish cuisine, “kosher” is a Yiddish word that means “suitable,” “pure,” and disease-free. However, the kosher restaurants in Houston are not always your bubbe’s traditional Jewish eats, which is always delicious, but also exciting takes on ethnic cuisine too. From mouth-watering steaks to Chinese and Middle Eastern delicacies, even pizza, the menus aim to please. So…

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