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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. View this post on Instagram A post shared by @istevens0n on Jul 31, 2019 at 8:38pm PDT Nashville Chicken Sandwich Common Bond Montrose, 1706 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006 The Nashville…

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A Perfect Day of Eating: 24 Hours in Midtown

Just outside of downtown Houston, Midtown is home to young professionals and families, as well as a vibrant culinary and cultural scene. Its high concentration of restaurants, bars and coffee shops make it an ideal place to enjoy a day of eating, and because Midtown is one of Houston’s most walkable neighborhoods, it’s easy to explore its culinary offerings. Keep reading for our suggestions for one day of eating in Midtown. View this post on Instagram…

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Refreshing Day Drinking in Houston

There’s no shame in going out for a drink during the day. Whether you’ve had a rough day, are on vacation or simply want a margarita to wash down your lunch, Houston has you covered. Read on to find out where you can get the best cocktails in Houston or a good craft beer before the clock strikes five. We won’t judge. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tropicales Cafe Y Comida (@tropicalestx) on May 29, 2019 at 7:59am PDT Tropicales…

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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). View this…

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Munchies of Houston

Got the munchies? Knowing where to go in Houston for satisfying snacks that will cure your insatiable appetite can always come in handy. Read on for nine places to visit when hunger strikes. Vinny’s View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lindsay Mays (@linds_amaysballs) on Nov 2, 2018 at 11:36am PDT You can never go wrong with a slice of pizza. At Vinny’s, the slices are extra large, the crusts are the perfect balance of crispy and fluffy, and the toppings are extra…

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Must-Try South American Restaurants in Houston

Craving some empanadas, a nicely grilled steak, or a ceviche? Houston’s diverse culinary landscape offers visitors and locals the chance to sample some great cuisine from countries all over South America – from Colombia to Argentina. We’ve put together a guide to help you explore the best in South American cuisine in Houston. If you’ve never visited these places, you’re in for a treat. Read on and start making plans. Peruvian Peruvian cuisine is considered among the best in the world, and…

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A Perfect Foodie Day: Montrose

With its eclectic mix of restaurants, shops, art galleries, and bars, Montrose is a unique Houston destination. Founded in 1911, this neighborhood in the heart of the city is also home to some of Houston’s most exciting eateries, including several that along with their chefs have earned national acclaim. But with all that variety comes difficulty in choosing where to have your next meal. #FirstWorldProblems Don’t sweat it. We’ve mapped out an entire day of eating in Montrose to make that task…

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A Chat With Restaurateur Paul Petronella

Paulie’s in Montrose has been a Houston neighborhood staple for years. With its homemade pastas, reasonable prices and friendly counter service, Paul Petronella’s namesake restaurant is beloved among Houstonians. This April, the restaurant celebrated its 20th anniversary with a party and the release, in January, of Petronella’s book, “ Paulie's: Classic Italian Cooking in the Heart of Houston's Montrose District. ” Petronella has been running the restaurant since 2009, when he took it over from…

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Q&A with Chef Kiran Verma

Sitting down to talk with chef Kiran Verma over a cup of chai is like being embraced in a warm hug. Known as the godmother of Indian fine dining, she exudes warmth and passion for her craft, which she fell into without any formal training some 21 years ago when she bought an Indian restaurant from another family. In 2005, after owning another restaurant, she opened Kiran’s on Westheimer, and in January of last year, she moved it to Upper Kirby. There, she continues to work to offer diners…

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6 Places To Pick Up Picnic Food In Houston

The official start of spring is around the corner. What better time to pack up a picnic and head to one of Houston’s many green spaces? Grab a blanket, fill up your picnic basket and enjoy a meal al fresco with your family or better half. You don’t even have to prepare the food yourself. Here we share some great places to pick up provisions and ready-to-go meals that will make picnicking a breeze. Picnic in the Museum District specializes in sandwiches served on house baked bread. Their boxed…

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