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  • 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. Lee’s Fried Chicken & Donuts In a hurry? Lee’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...
  • 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...
  • 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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