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  • September 20, 2018
    Rodeo Goat Rodeo Goat Ice House is just East of Downtown Houston and serves up some of the best burgers in town. Feeling spicy? Try the Hot Bastard Burger with Habanero cheddar, marinated fresno peppers, bibb lettuce, beefsteak tomato, onion, and aioli. There are 20+ burgers to choose from and a great selection of beer, wine and specialty cocktails for your drinking pleasure. Rodeo Goat is less than a half a mile walk to Minute Maid. Osso & Kristalla Osso & Kristalla is located directly...
  • September 12, 2018
    Parents, go ahead and take a break from the kitchen for National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day! September 13th is a day for kids and teens to make a meal for the family. What better way to celebrate than to introduce you to a few celebrity kid chefs from our area? Houston is a foodie hotspot, so it’s no surprise we have TWO kids taking part in the current Top Chef Junior competition. 13 year old Kate Daniel and 10 year old Eric Martinez both made it to the competition that is now being...
  • September 7, 2018
    It’s a place for concerts, family events and of course, home of the Houston Texans. As the players return to the field for the new season, the food game for fans has been taken to a whole new level. Forget stale popcorn or a boring hot dog… Aramark Food Service and other food partners have seriously upped the in-stadium menu options for fans. This season, two more of Houston’s top restaurants are joining the Houston Texans’ gameday culinary roster at NRG Stadium....
  • August 24, 2018
    Waffles have inspired more than just recipes. Bill Bowerman, Nike Co-Founder, saw his wife using their waffle iron one morning and was intrigued by the honeycomb shape. He then used an actual waffle iron to make a sneaker sole. The outcome? Nike’s first pair of sneakers named the Waffle Trainer. Let’s celebrate this crispy batter baked delight on National Waffle Day – Friday, August 24 th . Who knows, maybe you’ll get inspired! Seabrook Waffle Company Discover how...
  • August 17, 2018
    Are you the person who can’t eat until you’ve documented the beauty of what you’re about to consume? We’ve rounded up some of Houston’s beautiful and Instagrammable plates that are guaranteed to give you heart eye emojis for days. Ramen Tatsu-Ya In 2017, Austin-based Ramen Tatsu-Ya opened their third location in Montrose and has been serving ramen realness to Houstonians ever since. Each of their dishes is made to show diners exactly why ramen is known as the...
  • August 9, 2018
    There’s no order as sacred as the way you like your sandwich, and Houston’s diverse restaurant scene means a sandwich order is anything but tame. From Bánh Mì to Po-Boys, we’ve rounded up the top places to celebrate National Sandwich Month this August. Spec’s Deli Midtown If you don’t know, now you do. Spec’s offers more than just alcohol and we couldn’t be happier. Located in Midtown, Spec’s Smith Street Deli offers a sandwich...
  • August 3, 2018
    How would one describe the perfect chocolate chip cookie? Ooey-gooey? Crispy with a soft center? Cookies in all shapes, sizes, textures are beautiful in their own way and are worth celebrating. We’ve narrowed down 5 places in Houston to grab a well-deserved treat for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day – Saturday, August 4 th . Tiny’s Milk & Cookies Tiny Boxwoods opened their newest location, Tiny’s Milk & Cookies, in the heart West University, and their...
  • Maison shrimp Credit: Mai Pham
    August 2, 2018
    For restaurant lovers, there is no better time in Houston than August thanks to Houston Restaurant Weeks (HRW). The single largest fundraiser for the Houston Food Bank, it’s the month-long event during which eating out will actually help to feed the hungry. For each $20 lunch or brunch HRW menu sold, participating restaurants will donate $3 (enough for 9 meals) to the Houston Food Bank. Each $35 HRW dinner will result in a $5 donation (enough for 15 meals), and each $45 dinner will result...
  • Paleo salad at Bosscat Credit: China Martin
    July 20, 2018
    It’s one of the top searched diet words on Google, and people who try it swear by it. The Paleo Lifestyle is a simple way of eating and is often referred to it as the “caveman diet” because you focus on foods a caveman would have eaten. This means a diet full of meats, fish, nuts, greens, veggies and seeds. (No grains, alcohol, or added sugar!) But choosing Paleo doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some of the best restaurants around Houston! Bosscat Kitchen &...
  • July 10, 2018
    We can say thank you to one of our Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson, for introducing “potatoes, fried in a French manner” to America in 1802. French fries have been near and dear to our hearts ever since. We’ve made them in all shapes and sizes, dipped them in sauces galore, and made entire meals out of them. Let’s celebrate this diverse and universal food on National French Fry Day – Friday, July 13th . Oh My Gogi Korean and Mexican flavors come together for...
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