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Paula Nino Kehr

Chicken Sandwiches to Try in Houston

Who needs to rush to Popeye’s or Chick-Fil-A for a chicken sandwich when so many Houston establishments turn out such good chicken sandwiches of their own? There are plenty of options to fill your craving. Read on for seven Houston chicken sandwiches to try. Courtesy of @istevens0n on Instagram Nashville Chicken Sandwich Common Bond Montrose, 1706 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006 The Nashville Chicken Sandwich is the reason many Houstonians visit Common Bond, although there are many good…

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A Perfect Day of Eating: Bellaire

Bellaire Boulevard is an arterial route that goes through several areas of West Houston, including the beautiful city of Bellaire and Houston’s Asiatown. Dining options along this route are endless and you’ll find a good sampling of the diversity of food that Houston has to offer. If you’d like to make a day of eating in this area, here’s a handy guide to get you started that covers options in Bellaire and along Bellaire Boulevard in Houston’s Asiatown (aka Chinatown). Courtesy of…

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Celebrate National Chocolate Month This February

It only makes sense that National Chocolate Lovers Month is February. After a month of devotion to clean eating and healthy living, we firmly believe in February as the month to treat yourself. From artisanal chocolatiers to European-style chocolate shops, we’ve rounded up Houston’s best bets for chocoholics. The Chocolate Bar Uncle Darryl’s chocolate cake is a favorite at this Montrose institution with fans claiming it has a perfect frosting to cake ratio. The toffee bits are a big bonus, too…

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Houston Restaurants and Bars with a View

Good food and good views make a great pair. Whether you’re looking for a romantic evening out or want to get a bite with a group of friends, Houston has an array of restaurants and rooftop bars with good views of downtown Houston and other areas of town. Keep reading to see our list of Houston bars and restaurants with a view. Courtesy of @bbbutchers on Instagram B&B Butchers Take in the beauty of Houston’s skyline by getting a seat in the rooftop patio of B&B Butchers. This upscale steakhouse…

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Houston Barbecue Reflects The City’s Diversity

Houston’s barbecue scene has been booming in recent years, with barbecue joints of all stripes – mom-and-pop shops, chef-driven restaurants, and trucks – serving up tasty smoked meats to the delight of barbecue fans. Houston barbecue is further enriched by its deep cultural influences. From Cajun to Korean and Mexican, Houston’s diversity can be seen in its ‘cue. Courtesy of @southernq_bbq on Instagram Pay a visit to Ray’s BBQ Shack in the Third Ward, where pitmaster Ray S. Busch dishes out…

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6 Seasonal Beers at Local Breweries

Tis the season to be jolly – with a richly spiced brew in hand. Many of Houston’s breweries get into the holiday spirit by churning out some seriously cool seasonal beers, featuring holiday inspired notes of gingerbread, chocolate, cinnamon, and citrus. Ready to try some? Read on to find out where to find Houston’s tastiest seasonal beers. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Eureka Heights Brew Co (@eurekaheights) Eureka Heights…

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Houston Restaurants and Chefs Earn Praise in Texas Monthly’s March 2020 Issue

Houston’s culinary scene continues to get exciting new culinary additions, and Texas Monthly takes notice in its March 2020 issue. Three Houston restaurants made the publication’s list of Best New Restaurants in Texas for 2020 and Indigo chef Jonny Rhodes got accolades in a profile that asks whether he is the country’s most subversive chef. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Squable (@squabletime) on May 2, 2019 at 1:11pm PDT Squable, the venture of Bobby Heugel…

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Valentine’s Day Reservations in Houston

February has arrived and love is inevitably in the air. Whether you’re single or happily in a relationship, Houston’s top restaurants have tasty offerings for Valentine’s Day. Even those who prefer to avoid the crowds on Feb. 14 will find a way to celebrate since many restaurants are offering their V-Day menus before and after the big day. Read on for our suggestions and don’t forget to make a reservation. View this post on Instagram A post shared…

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The Guide to Dining Solo in Houston

Dining solo can be a genuinely enjoyable experience. Whether you’re visiting town alone or whether you’re just not in the mood to talk or share a bite off your plate, Houston has many restaurants where you can enjoy a good meal unaccompanied. Here are some suggestions. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Finn Hall (@finnhallhou) on Feb 21, 2019 at 6:04pm PST Finn Hall Food halls are a solo diner’s dream. Not only do they offer a…

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Reserve It: New Year’s Eve Dinner

It’s almost time to ring in the new year! If you’re still wondering how you’ll celebrate, don’t fret. Many of Houston’s top restaurants offer New Year’s Eve dinners with multiple courses and champagne toasts. This guide will help you choose among the splendid New Year’s Eve dinner offerings in H-Town. Hurry and reserve now. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MAD Houston (@mad.houston) on Dec 4, 2019 at 10:46am PST MAD This trendy…

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