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Culinary Blog

Breakfast Tacos That Will Turn You Into A Morning Person

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 grown…

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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). 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 bistro with a…

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National Waffle Day is the Holiday We All Need

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 this hidden gem gets its shine…

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Not Your Average Sandwich Round-Up

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 for everyone’s liking. We recommend the Texas Turkey and here’s why:…

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Houston’s Most Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies

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 popular chocolate chip cookie is to thank…

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Houston's Must-Try Fries

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 an “oh my” explosion in every…

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Celebrate National Fried Chicken Day with Our Top Picks

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 Heights, has a drive-through as well as a dine-in option…

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Get Some International Flavor for National Grilling Month

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 has it that Mama Ninfa…

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Homemade Tortilla & Salsa Recipe for Cinco De Mayo

Cinco De Mayo is here, and what better way to celebrate than to try your hand at some Latin flavor? You don’t have to go too far to enjoy a little Tex-Mex flavor in your own home… thanks to a few fantastic recipes to get you started. Try making homemade tortillas and salsa for a compliment to any Mexican dish! Handmade Corn Tortillas Sylvia Casares from Syliva’s Enchiladas Kitchen Restaurants is known as the Enchilada Queen. She offers cooking classes and has a cookbook full of everything from…

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Celebrate National Beer Day with the Houston Brew Pass

April 7 th is the holiday we’ve all been waiting for – National Beer Day! It’s a day you’re encouraged, and maybe even expected, to cut loose and embrace day drinking. After all, how many times do you get to celebrate the fact that Houston’s brew scene is more happening than ever before? Prefer drinking to reading? Here are links to our 1-day, 3-day and 90-day Houston Brew Passes – quick and easy. City Acre Brewing Situated on an acre of land, City Acre Brewing is famous for its hops, but it’s…

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