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  • Pizaro's Pizza Credit: vht
    March 11, 2019
    When it comes to wine, beer and booze, Houston restaurants have you covered. But if you prefer to BYOB (bring your own bottle), be it because you want to enjoy that special bottle you have at home with dinner or to save a little money, there are plenty of establishments in Houston that allow it at a very reasonable cost. Read on for our guide. Indigo At this small restaurant in North Houston, chef Jonathan “Jonny” Rhodes serves five-course tasting menus inspired by the culture and...
  • Kolache Credit: Photo: Rebecca Wright
    February 28, 2019
    Who doesn’t love a fresh-baked, warm, straight-from-the-oven kolache on a brisk winter morning? You can taste it, can’t you? Well get ready to head over to some of Houston’s top kolache shops in celebration of National Kolache Day on March 1. Check out how a few stores are honoring the “holiday”’ with some delicious deals. Koala Kolaches National Kolache Day actually began with Koala Kolaches. To honor the occasion, they are giving away free authentic...
  • Latin Bites Cafe Credit: Latin Bites Cafe - Facebook Page
    February 22, 2019
    Craving some empanadas, a nicely grilled steak, or a ceviche? Houston’s diverse culinary landscape offers visitors and locals the chance to sample some great cuisine from countries all over South America – from Colombia to Argentina. We’ve put together a guide to help you explore the best in South American cuisine in Houston. If you’ve never visited these places, you’re in for a treat. Read on and start making plans. Peruvian Peruvian cuisine is considered...
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Credit: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
    February 18, 2019
    One of the best times to be in Houston is during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo ! Besides the exhibits, games, rides and concerts, the starring attraction is undoubtedly the food. With more than 70 food vendors on site, there is no shortage of selections for pretty much any palate. The Rodeo is a great opportunity to break out of your normal routine and let your taste buds take a ride on the wild side. EXTREME FRUITY GOODNESS If you just want to feel like you’re eating healthy while...
  • Couple dining at Quattro Credit: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Quattro-Italian-Restaurant-At-Four-Seasons/
    February 4, 2019
    Ah, love! What better way to enjoy the company of the one (or ones) you love than by sharing a fun night out on the town? Houston has over 10,000 restaurants, and while we couldn’t try them all out for you, we have come up with just a few we think you should try this Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re planning a night of romance with bae (#couplegoals), hanging out with friends or spending the evening solo, Cupid’s arrow has hit a bullseye with these restaurants. If you...
  • Kirby Ice House Credit: Kirby Ice House
    January 28, 2019
    The River Oaks/Upper Kirby area is one of the hippest trips in America. The neighborhood boasts beautiful homes, posh boutiques and even fabulous nightclubs. You could entertain yourself for hours on end without ever leaving the zip code. With hours of fun and amusement on deck, you’re going to need to replenish that energy throughout the day. Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Loosen your belt buckle for a grand culinary experience you won’t soon forget....
  • January 16, 2019
    With its eclectic mix of restaurants, shops, art galleries, and bars, Montrose is a unique Houston destination. Founded in 1911, this neighborhood in the heart of the city is also home to some of Houston’s most exciting eateries, including several that along with their chefs have earned national acclaim. But with all that variety comes difficulty in choosing where to have your next meal. #FirstWorldProblems Don’t sweat it. We’ve mapped out an entire day of eating in Montrose...
  • Grant Cooper Credit: Grant Cooper
    December 26, 2018
    What better day to celebrate National Champagne Day than on December 31st! It’s officially the best day of the year to enjoy bubbly! While there are plenty of events going on for NYE you can celebrate the day of champagne in a more low key way at various spots around town. The Dunlavy The Dunlavy is a beautiful space with floor to ceiling windows right on the banks of Buffalo Bayou. To celebrate champagne, try the seasonal cheese tray with options from Houston Dairy Maids, served with...
  • December 19, 2018
    Whether you drink it hot or cold or enjoy the flavor in a cupcake or other treat, eggnog is the unofficial flavor of the holiday season! Eggnog is a traditional drink typically made with a mixture of eggs, cream or milk, seasonings like cinnamon or nutmeg and sometimes with alcohol. We’ve found a few eggnog sweet treats and drinks around Houston to try out and also have tips for creating your own special drink at home! Eggnog Sweets & Sips At Bosscat Kitchen & Libations check out...
  • December 12, 2018
    Tamales for the holidays is a true Houston (and Texas) tradition. It’s almost like having mom’s favorite Turkey at Thanksgiving - we just can’t go without it! From traditional pork, to brisket, jalapeño and even a “sweet” flavor, there is no shortage of tamale options in the Houston area. Molina’s Cantina Molina’s Cantina (first known as Old Monterrey) was one of the first Mexican restaurants in Houston back in 1941 and the tamale tradition...
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