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  • Grant Cooper Credit: Grant Cooper
    December 26, 2018
    What better day to celebrate National Champagne Day than on December 31st! It’s officially the best day of the year to enjoy bubbly! While there are plenty of events going on for NYE you can celebrate the day of champagne in a more low key way at various spots around town. The Dunlavy The Dunlavy is a beautiful space with floor to ceiling windows right on the banks of Buffalo Bayou. To celebrate champagne, try the seasonal cheese tray with options from Houston Dairy Maids, served with...
  • Dish Society French Toast Credit: Kimberly Park
    November 27, 2018
    You can’t beat a breakfast/brunch favorite that includes cinnamon, bread, powdered sugar and maple syrup. National French Toast Day is a slice of heavenly goodness! From classic to creative Houston restaurants are serving up french toast favorites all over town. Dish Society Dish Society has a standout French Toast offering. The Nutella French Toast is three pieces of whole grain bread, dredged, pan-fried and topped with Nutella, fresh fruit and powdered sugar. Available weekdays at...
  • 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...
  • September 24, 2018
    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). September 26th is National Pancake Day and we wanted to help you make this year extra special. From pumpkin to Red Velvet, we tracked down the most unique pancakes you can find in Houston right now. Baby Dutch Pancakes: The Classic All Day Perched on the eastern edge of Memorial Park, “The Classic” is a fresh-faced American...
  • August 24, 2018
    Waffles have inspired more than just recipes. Bill Bowerman, Nike Co-Founder, saw his wife using their waffle iron one morning and was intrigued by the honeycomb shape. He then used an actual waffle iron to make a sneaker sole. The outcome? Nike’s first pair of sneakers named the Waffle Trainer. Let’s celebrate this crispy batter baked delight on National Waffle Day – Friday, August 24 th . Who knows, maybe you’ll get inspired! Seabrook Waffle Company Discover how...
  • August 9, 2018
    There’s no order as sacred as the way you like your sandwich, and Houston’s diverse restaurant scene means a sandwich order is anything but tame. From Bánh Mì to Po-Boys, we’ve rounded up the top places to celebrate National Sandwich Month this August. Spec’s Deli Midtown If you don’t know, now you do. Spec’s offers more than just alcohol and we couldn’t be happier. Located in Midtown, Spec’s Smith Street Deli offers a sandwich...
  • August 3, 2018
    How would one describe the perfect chocolate chip cookie? Ooey-gooey? Crispy with a soft center? Cookies in all shapes, sizes, textures are beautiful in their own way and are worth celebrating. We’ve narrowed down 5 places in Houston to grab a well-deserved treat for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day – Saturday, August 4 th . Tiny’s Milk & Cookies Tiny Boxwoods opened their newest location, Tiny’s Milk & Cookies, in the heart West University, and their...
  • July 10, 2018
    We can say thank you to one of our Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson, for introducing “potatoes, fried in a French manner” to America in 1802. French fries have been near and dear to our hearts ever since. We’ve made them in all shapes and sizes, dipped them in sauces galore, and made entire meals out of them. Let’s celebrate this diverse and universal food on National French Fry Day – Friday, July 13th . Oh My Gogi Korean and Mexican flavors come together for...
  • July 3, 2018
    It’s Texas and that means fried everything, right? The OG of fried foods gets its own day to celebrate all of the juicy flavors it brings to our taste buds - National Fried Chicken Day on Friday, July 6 th . We’re in luck because Houston’s options to properly celebrate aren’t too shabby! Here are some of our top picks to help you decide where to indulge. Sam’s Fried Chicken & Donuts In a hurry? Sam’s Fried Chicken & Donuts, located in The...
  • Roka Akor Grill Credit: Mai Pham
    June 27, 2018
    Summer is here, and with it comes the chance to indulge in one of America’s favorite culinary pastimes: grilling. And while you can definitely indulge in traditional American steaks or burgers in Houston, the city’s wonderful diversity means that there are also a plethora of international dining options. For National Grilling Month this July, here are seven spots to sample delicious grilling from around the world. The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation Cuisine : Tex-Mex Legend...
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