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Culinary Blog

Comicpalooza Guests, Prepare to Pub Crawl with the Dead

Comicpalooza comes to Houston this Friday – Sunday. Have you bought your tickets yet? If not, it’s not too late! The party doesn’t have to stop when Comicpalooza closes its doors! Houston’s craft cocktail scene has never been hotter… or more haunted! Houston’s history has some spooky roots around Downtown, which is where the Nightly Spirits tour takes place. Pack away your Comicpalooza pass and join us for a different kind of costumed fun. During the Nightly Spirits Haunted Ghost Tour Pub…

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A Chat With Restaurateur Paul Petronella

Paulie’s in Montrose has been a Houston neighborhood staple for years. With its homemade pastas, reasonable prices and friendly counter service, Paul Petronella’s namesake restaurant is beloved among Houstonians. This April, the restaurant celebrated its 20th anniversary with a party and the release, in January, of Petronella’s book, “ Paulie's: Classic Italian Cooking in the Heart of Houston's Montrose District. ” Petronella has been running the restaurant since 2009, when he took it over from…

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Homemade Tortilla & Salsa Recipe for Cinco De Mayo

Cinco De Mayo is here, and what better way to celebrate than to try your hand at some Latin flavor? You don’t have to go too far to enjoy a little Tex-Mex flavor in your own home… thanks to a few fantastic recipes to get you started. Try making homemade tortillas and salsa for a compliment to any Mexican dish! Handmade Corn Tortillas Sylvia Casares from Syliva’s Enchiladas Kitchen Restaurants is known as the Enchilada Queen. She offers cooking classes and has a cookbook full of everything from…

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