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Author: Andrea Slaydon
  • Paleo salad at Bosscat Credit: China Martin
    July 20, 2018
    It’s one of the top searched diet words on Google, and people who try it swear by it. The Paleo Lifestyle is a simple way of eating and is often referred to it as the “caveman diet” because you focus on foods a caveman would have eaten. This means a diet full of meats, fish, nuts, greens, veggies and seeds. (No grains, alcohol, or added sugar!) But choosing Paleo doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some of the best restaurants around Houston! Bosscat Kitchen &...
  • June 14, 2018
    More than 500,000 people are expected to pack downtown Houston and surrounding areas to celebrate Houston Pride 2018 on June 23 rd . Are you one of them? We've got you covered! From brunch to dinner and drinks, we’ve got a few stops for you to hit up while you are in Downtown (or near) to refuel and keep the celebration going. Hamburger Mary’s We don’t have to tell you Hamburger Mary’s is THE place to visit to celebrate Pride. Hamburger Mary's is sponsoring...
  • June 11, 2018
    It’s the ultimate comfort food. Soul Food is like a combination of cajun and comfort and everything good in-between. You can expect menu items like Ham hocks, chitterlings, smothered oxtails and mac and cheese, okra and lima beans. But, for soul food, it’s not just about the food - it’s about family and getting together with friends. Most of the best soul food stops in Houston are run by families who work together to bring the best of the best to your plate. For National...
  • Bosscat Kitchen Whiskey Drink Credit: Julie Soefer
    June 4, 2018
    It’s an age old drink that is popular for celebrations, special occasions or just chilling with friends at a local bar. You could also say whiskey is the go-to “man” drink and a time honored way to bond with the men in your life. Lucky for you, there are a lot of great places to go for a nice whiskey drink or even a tasting class. Cheers to dads! Anvil Bar and Refuge Anvil is known for its top-shelf sips made with hand-pressed juices, house-made bitters, simple syrups and...
  • Bernie's Burger Bus - Falafel burger Credit: Dragana Harris
    May 25, 2018
    It’s a summer-time grilling favorite and a meal that will satisfy a crowd. As if you needed a day to make it official, May 28th is National Burger Day. While there are many places all around Houston to grab a great burger there are also great options for those who prefer the less meaty version of the popular sandwich meal. Bernie’s Burger Bus Despite slinging delicious, often indulgent burgers, fries and milkshakes, Bernie’s Burger Bus also makes it easy to eat well on the...
  • https://www.majhofftakesawife.com/ Credit: majhofftakesawife.com
    May 4, 2018
    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...
  • Steak 48 Brunch Credit: Julie Soefer
    May 2, 2018
    Treating mom to brunch this Mother’s Day is a great way to show her how much you really appreciate her. The brunch game is strong in Houston and many restaurants create special menus just for Mother’s Day (heads up – it’s May 13 th this year). In most cases you need to reserve your spot early, so we have rounded up a few brunch options for you to start your planning! *Most places have a “per person” rate. If price per person is not noted, you are just...
  • Whisky Extravaganza Credit: Whisky Extravaganza
    April 17, 2018
    From celebrating cultures to sampling the best food trucks or margaritas in town, Houston has a festival for that! There are many exciting festivals coming up in the Houston area. Some are great for families, others make for a great date night spot or even a girls night out meet-up. Mark your calendars for these memorable festivals coming to the Houston area! The Whisky Extravaganza May 4th The Whisky Extravaganza offers tasting sessions, masterclasses curated by industry experts and the perfect
  • April 2, 2018
    It’s a favorite for kids and adults – after all, who doesn’t love a good grilled cheese sandwich? Whether you prefer a crispy grilled cheese with tomato soup or like it with salty potato chips, there is no wrong way to enjoy one of America’s favorite meals. April is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich month, which gives you a whole month to enjoy some of the most delicious and creative grilled cheese sandwiches in the Houston area. Here are 7 places to get you started!...
  • March 14, 2018
    Pi? Pie? Why not both? You may have heard, March 14th is a day to celebrate the mathematical constant, pi, or 3.14. Thankfully for us, someone made it fun by including a celebration with actual pies. From traditional apple and cinnamon to Oreo and peanut butter - there is a pie for just about any craving you are having. We tracked down some of Houston's tasty selections at various bakeries and restaurants around town. Pie Options at Bakeries Flying Saucer Pie Company The Flying Saucer Pie
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