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Author: Andrea Slaydon
  • November 8, 2018
    Don’t want to do all the cooking this Thanksgiving? Many Houston restaurants are ready to lend a hand with Thanksgiving to-go menus ranging from complete meal packages to appealing sides and desserts. Because, hey, you deserve to rest a little, too. Read on for our favorite “Houston Style” Thanksgiving to-go menus and make sure to order fast; some places have deadlines as early as Nov. 14. Make it easy Houston’s New York-style deli Kenny & Ziggy’s offers a...
  • Coltivare spaghetti Credit: Julie Soefer
    November 1, 2018
    Houston has amazing restaurants to choose from, but if you need to avoid gluten, dining out can require some homework. Have no fear! We’ve rounded up some of the city’s best places to grab a gluten-free meal. From traditional to unique, eating gluten-free doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice taste. Baba Yega The Montrose institution, Baba Yega, may be best known for brunch, but they have an extensive lunch and dinner menu too. There are 15+ gluten-free menu items available...
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake at Ohh La La Credit: Dragana Harris
    October 26, 2018
    It is fall in Houston and that means football, (sometimes) cooler weather and pumpkins galore! Houston restaurants are joining in on the pumpkin obsession. From sweet treats to the main course, chefs in Houston are not shy when it comes to experimenting with pumpkin - and boy are we glad. October 26th is National Pumpkin Day, here is a few places where you can celebrate. Savory Pumpkin Finds Common Bond Cafe and Bakery Common Bond Cafe and Bakery has all sorts of pumpkin flavored treats
  • Houston Dairymaids Credit: Jeff Fitlow
    October 8, 2018
    You can enjoy it on a cracker, melted over chips, on a salad… or toasted to perfection. We are talking cheese! October is American Cheese Month, where we celebrate all types of cheese made in the United States. While you may recognize Cheddar, Colby or Bleu - there is hundreds of other types of artisan cheeses and many are available right here in Houston thanks to Houston Dairymaids . “Many people are showing (more) interest in cheese,” said Lindsey Schechter, founder of...
  • October 3, 2018
    Tomorrow is officially the best day of your life - National Taco Day. So, why not start your celebrations early in the day with some of the tastiest breakfast tacos around town? No matter what you are in the mood for, there is a breakfast taco for you. Revival Market At Revival Market, they’ve recently gone to an all-day menu, so you can grab that breakfast taco anytime of day! Every ingredient served at Revival Market from the coffee beans to the house-made bacon has been thoughtfully...
  • 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...
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