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Posts from November 2016

  • The Houston Dairymaids Credit: The Houston Dairymaids
    November 22, 2016
    Are you entertaining this holiday season? Or maybe bringing a dish to someone else’s dinner party? A good cheese plate is a good addition to any holiday party and you can make it more interesting by including Texas cheese makers. While most Texas cheesemakers are near Dallas and in Hill Country, Houstonians can find these cheeses close to home at the Houston Dairymaids, a cheese shop in the Houston Heights that specializes in Texas artisan cheeses. Dairymaid Shannon McCracken guided us...
  • Bubble Tea Credit: Gong Cha USA
    November 7, 2016
    Houston is a city with seemingly endless choices for bubble tea, the Taiwanese drink in which brewed tea is mixed with milk or fruit juices and served with tapioca balls or fruit jellies. But even with the abundance of shops already in town, new bubble tea shops continue to open. Even Rice University has its own, student-run supplier of bubble tea, East-West Tea, which launched earlier this year. So while you won’t wrong with standbys such as The Teahouse , I Heart Boba or Star Snow Ice,...
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