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Breakfast Tacos That Will Turn You Into A Morning Person

Nothing says buenos días like a warm and tasty breakfast taco. Inspired by Mexican cuisine, the breakfast taco originated in Texas and is now a staple in many restaurant breakfast menus. Of course, Houston restaurants are no exception so read on for our list of restaurants with breakfast tacos that you must try. Courtesy of a Yelp User LA GUADALUPANA BAKERY & CAFE If you love having breakfast at any time of the day, head over to La Guadalupana Bakery & Cafe in Montrose where they serve…

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5 of the Coolest Pancakes in Houston

There is nothing better than a warm stack of pancakes slathered with melted butter and topped with warm, thick syrup (with a side of crispy bacon, of course). From pumpkin to red velvet, we tracked down the most unique pancakes you can find in Houston for that perfect weekend brunch. Courtesy of @first.watch on Instagram Lemon Ricotta Pancakes: First Watch First Watch is a breakfast/brunch spot with 15 locations around town, so the perfect pancakes are always just around the corner. The lemon…

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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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Follow Your Fork to Black Restaurant Week

Founded in Houston in 2016, Black Restaurant Week is back for its 6th year to highlight black-owned restaurants in Houston, Galveston, and Beaumont from April 2nd - 11th. This year, the participation has expanded from restaurants to food trucks, sweets, and catering services. Diners can win culinary prizes when they eat at participating restaurants and complete a Bingo card. You can post your photos and tag @blackrestaurantweek on Instagram for a chance to win. Read on for our restaurant…

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Empanadas: The Houston Treat

There’s not much cozier than a little hand-sized pie filled with sweet or savory goodness. You can eat empanadas standing up, but sometimes they’re so good you’re going to have to sit down to find your bearings. These little South American pockets of perfection with Spanish roots can be found all over Houston, filled with flavors as diverse as Houston itself. The Original Marini’s Empanada House Westchase 10001 Westheimer Rd, Carillion Shopping Centre | Houston, TX 77042 Courtesy of…

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Easter Brunches in Houston

This Easter Sunday enjoy the lovely spring weather and celebrate Easter Sunday brunch with friends and family. Like always, Houston restaurants have you covered with prix fixe, à la carte and take out menus to try. Here’s our list of Houston restaurants with Easter brunch and dinner options! Courtesy of @bludornhtx on Instagram BRUNCH BLUDORN Chef Aaron Bludorn invites guests to Bludorn restaurant to indulge in a decadent three-course prix fixe Easter brunch menu from 11 am to 4:15 pm that…

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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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Thanksgiving Meals at Houston Hotels

Houston’s downtown and uptown hotels are ready for the holidays. From Thanksgiving buffets to Thanksgiving brunches and even complete Thanksgiving meals to go, they have you covered. So whether you’re in town visiting or simply don’t want the stress hosting and preparing a Thanksgiving feast, this guide will help you choose a place to kick back and celebrate the holiday with very little effort. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Post…

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A Thanksgiving Recipe by Chef Chris Cosentino

Chef Chris Cosentino knows a thing or two about family, food and tradition – the three main ingredients in virtually every annual Thanksgiving celebration across America. His Italian heritage is the impetus behind his latest restaurant, Rosalie Italian Soul, which opened in October inside the C. Baldwin Hotel in Downtown Houston. Named after his great grandmother, Rosalie Cosentino, the restaurant offers classic Italian dishes such as housemade pastas, red sauce dishes and signature pizzas that…

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10 Must-Try Soul Food Stops in Houston

Southern by nature, spicy by virtue, and delicious by all standards. Soul food is the ultimate comfort food. The depth of flavors in the seemingly innocuous ingredients is an art form that few can master. Ham hocks, chitterlings, smothered oxtails and mac and cheese, catfish, okra and lima beans round out some of the usual soul food suspects. To bring out the best in Houston soul food, enjoying soul food with friends and family is a must. In fact, families run a number of Houston soul food…

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