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Posts from July 2017

  • Sammys Wild Game
    July 14, 2017
    Love a good hot dog? You’re not alone. Americans consume 818 hot dogs every second in the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Found at baseball games, on street carts, at eating contests, the hot dog holds a special place in our national consciousness. Houston has no shortage of places that serve reliably good franks. To commemorate National Hot Dog Day on July 23, here are five to get you started. Good Dog The food truck turned brick-and-mortar restaurant with locations in the...
  • Houstonian's Pecan Pie Credit: The Houstonian
    July 7, 2017
    National Pie Day, celebrated annually on July 12th, is a Southern tradition The Houstonian Hotel, Club & Spa takes seriously! Head to one of two restaurants on property to find pecan pie served with Texas-love. At both Olivette and The Manor House , Pastry Chef Catherine Rodriguez dishes up pie with homemade buttery flaky crust, real maple syrup, bourbon, and Texas pecans with a side of house-made bourbon ice cream, pecan streusel, and creamy caramel sauce. The best part? Rodriguez shared...
  • Lee's Fried Chicken Credit: Lee's Fried Chicken
    July 5, 2017
    It’s National Fried Chicken Day, and Houston has no shortage of crispy goodness. Now we know that “favorites” is a touchy subject when it comes to fried chicken, so chomp into these H-Town eateries, and don’t hesitate to sound off on hidden gems not mentioned below. Lee's Fried Chicken & Donuts A unique pairing in the Heights has diners lining out the door of Lee’s Fried Chicken and Donuts. Start with an order of fried chicken done right, slowly...
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