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  • minute maid park Credit: Austin Dressman
    March 27, 2019
    Peanuts and popcorn are great snacks for any other ballpark, but this is Houston, a town known for its big appetite and even bigger offering of delicious food. Hot dogs, burgers, wings and barbeque are all on the menu at Minute Maid Park. And you wouldn’t be in Houston if you didn’t try a few Tex-Mex options. So get your taste buds ready! We’re sure this list will hit a home run. OSSO AND KRISTALLA View this post on Instagram A post shared by
  • Kolache Credit: Photo: Rebecca Wright
    February 28, 2019
    Who doesn’t love a fresh-baked, warm, straight-from-the-oven kolache on a brisk winter morning? You can taste it, can’t you? Well get ready to head over to some of Houston’s top kolache shops in celebration of National Kolache Day on March 1. Check out how a few stores are honoring the “holiday”’ with some delicious deals. Koala Kolaches National Kolache Day actually began with Koala Kolaches. To honor the occasion, they are giving away free authentic...
  • Couple dining at Quattro Credit:
    February 4, 2019
    Ah, love! What better way to enjoy the company of the one (or ones) you love than by sharing a fun night out on the town? Houston has over 10,000 restaurants, and while we couldn’t try them all out for you, we have come up with just a few we think you should try this Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re planning a night of romance with bae (#couplegoals), hanging out with friends or spending the evening solo, Cupid’s arrow has hit a bullseye with these restaurants. If you...
  • December 19, 2018
    Whether you drink it hot or cold or enjoy the flavor in a cupcake or other treat, eggnog is the unofficial flavor of the holiday season! Eggnog is a traditional drink typically made with a mixture of eggs, cream or milk, seasonings like cinnamon or nutmeg and sometimes with alcohol. We’ve found a few eggnog sweet treats and drinks around Houston to try out and also have tips for creating your own special drink at home! Eggnog Sweets & Sips At Bosscat Kitchen & Libations check out...
  • December 12, 2018
    Tamales for the holidays is a true Houston (and Texas) tradition. It’s almost like having mom’s favorite Turkey at Thanksgiving - we just can’t go without it! From traditional pork, to brisket, jalapeño and even a “sweet” flavor, there is no shortage of tamale options in the Houston area. Molina’s Cantina Molina’s Cantina (first known as Old Monterrey) was one of the first Mexican restaurants in Houston back in 1941 and the tamale tradition...
  • November 8, 2018
    Don’t want to do all the cooking this Thanksgiving? Many Houston restaurants are ready to lend a hand with Thanksgiving to-go menus ranging from complete meal packages to appealing sides and desserts. Because, hey, you deserve to rest a little, too. Read on for our favorite “Houston Style” Thanksgiving to-go menus and make sure to order fast; some places have deadlines as early as Nov. 14. Make it easy Houston’s New York-style deli Kenny & Ziggy’s offers a...
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake at Ohh La La Credit: Dragana Harris
    October 26, 2018
    It is fall in Houston and that means football, (sometimes) cooler weather and pumpkins galore! Houston restaurants are joining in on the pumpkin obsession. From sweet treats to the main course, chefs in Houston are not shy when it comes to experimenting with pumpkin - and boy are we glad. October 26th is National Pumpkin Day, here is a few places where you can celebrate. Savory Pumpkin Finds Common Bond Cafe and Bakery Common Bond Cafe and Bakery has all sorts of pumpkin flavored treats
  • September 20, 2018
    Rodeo Goat Rodeo Goat Ice House is just East of Downtown Houston and serves up some of the best burgers in town. Feeling spicy? Try the Hot Bastard Burger with Habanero cheddar, marinated fresno peppers, bibb lettuce, beefsteak tomato, onion, and aioli. There are 20+ burgers to choose from and a great selection of beer, wine and specialty cocktails for your drinking pleasure. Rodeo Goat is less than a half a mile walk to Minute Maid. Osso & Kristalla Osso & Kristalla is located directly...
  • September 7, 2018
    It’s a place for concerts, family events and of course, home of the Houston Texans. As the players return to the field for the new season, the food game for fans has been taken to a whole new level. Forget stale popcorn or a boring hot dog… Aramark Food Service and other food partners have seriously upped the in-stadium menu options for fans. This season, two more of Houston’s top restaurants are joining the Houston Texans’ gameday culinary roster at NRG Stadium....
  • Crawfish season in Port Arthur Credit: Crawfish in Port Arthur
    February 26, 2018
    It's one of our favorite seasons here in Houston - crawfish season! We're not alone, either. For many locals crawfish is the meal of choice from March to June. Before the crawfish officially invade, we're putting together a list of all the local hot spots to catch the flavor in these mudbugs. Help us build our list with some of your own recommendations! If you have a favorite patio spot, bar stool or table in town, let us know using the survey below. This survey is now closed....
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