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Culinary Blog

Thanksgiving Meals at Houston Hotels

Houston’s downtown and uptown hotels are ready for the holidays. From Thanksgiving buffets to Thanksgiving brunches and even complete Thanksgiving meals to go, they have you covered. So whether you’re in town visiting or simply don’t want the stress hosting and preparing a Thanksgiving feast, this guide will help you choose a place to kick back and celebrate the holiday with very little effort. Lucienne at Hotel Alessandra Lucienne’s executive chef, José Hernandez, has thought of everything for…

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Thanksgiving Provisions Houston-Style

Enjoy Turkey Day To Go! Thanksgiving is a day to reflect and give thanks. If you’re stressing over turkey cook times, warming six different sides and stuck washing dishes for the remainder of the afternoon, you might want to rethink your turkey day game plan. Houston has some delicious options for to-go items that’ll make any holiday relatively less stressful. Plus, there are some places that are open with prix fixe options, but we always recommend reservations for such establishments. Kenny &…

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A Thanksgiving Recipe by Chef Chris Cosentino

Chef Chris Cosentino knows a thing or two about family, food and tradition – the three main ingredients in virtually every annual Thanksgiving celebration across America. His Italian heritage is the impetus behind his latest restaurant, Rosalie Italian Soul, which opened in October inside the C. Baldwin Hotel in Downtown Houston. Named after his great grandmother, Rosalie Cosentino, the restaurant offers classic Italian dishes such as housemade pastas, red sauce dishes and signature pizzas that…

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Thai You Must Try

There are different ways to define comfort food. For some, its traditional Southern cuisine or hearty, warm soups, but never count out the rich and savory flavors of Thai food when you want some comfort with a kick! Houston is home to a number of delicious and authentic Thai restaurants. To make it easier on the famished wayfarer, we’ve picked restaurants in some of Houston’s most-visited neighborhoods, so that no matter where you are, you can get the pad thai or yellow curry you so desperately…

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World Series Deals Around Houston

With the World Series coming to Houston for the second time in three years, local restaurants and bars are gearing up with major league deals and special menu items for fans of both teams. Woohoo, another reason to celebrate! 🎉 BCK 933 Studewood St. Neighborhood: The Heights BCK will offer an "All-Star Combo" during the games, featuring a BBQ Bacon Burger, fries and a beer for just $15. Guests can enjoy watching the games (with sound) on the restaurant's 100-inch big-screen projector. Jax…

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Houston Restaurants and Bars with a View

Good food and good views make a great pair. Whether you’re looking for a romantic evening out or want to get a bite with a group of friends, Houston has an array of restaurants and rooftop bars with good views of downtown Houston and other areas of town. Keep reading to see our list of Houston bars and restaurants with a view. View this post on Instagram A post shared by B&B Butchers & Restaurant (@bbbutchers) on Jul 15, 2017 at 11:01am PDT B&B…

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Cultural Festivals with Amazing Food

One of the best things about Houston is the rich and diverse cultures present all across our city. We are a city for everyone! In true Texas style Houston celebrates everything in a big way, including festivals. There are plenty of cultural festivals this fall to give you a taste of other traditions and, of course, the way they like their food. Puerto Rican, Cuban and Dominican Fest 2019 November 2, 2019 | 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm This popular festival is done each year in Downtown Houston to support…

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Houston Bars with Amazing Food

Houston has some of the best bars in the country. Whether it’s a neighborhood dive, downtown speakeasy or a swanky refuge from the daily grind, our city offers up a great variety of watering holes. And in typical Houston fashion, the food at many of these establishments is as good as the drinks. Here is a list of local spots that have food menus as diverse and delicious as a four-star restaurant. Check them out. View this post on Instagram A post…

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A Perfect Day of Eating: 24 Hours in West U

Just like the myriad of cultures found on Rice University’s campus, the West U and Rice Village area are a true reflection of the university’s diverse community. From quick bites, to cocktails, decadent dinners and desserts, you don’t have to travel far and wide for delicious international eats in this Houston neighborhood. So whether you’re a parent treating you star student to a meal, a visitor to the university or just looking for a cool neighborhood in H-Town, West U and Rice Village should…

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Our Guide to Latin American Eats in Houston

It’s no secret that Houston has a culturally diverse culinary scene. Visitors and locals rave about easily finding food from all over the world. Yes, Houston’s Tex-Mex game is strong, but the city also offers a variety of culinary options from Central and South America, so whether you’re craving a taco, a flaky empanada, or a pupusa, you’ll find it here. Start exploring with our guide to good Latin American eats. Airline Drive/Heights Well known for its produce markets, which date back to the…

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