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Culinary Blog

Reserve It: New Year’s Eve Dinner

It’s almost time to ring in the new year! If you’re still wondering how you’ll celebrate, don’t fret. Many of Houston’s top restaurants offer New Year’s Eve dinners with multiple courses and champagne toasts. This guide will help you choose among the splendid New Year’s Eve dinner offerings in H-Town. Hurry and reserve now. View this post on Instagram A post shared by MAD Houston (@mad.houston) on Dec 4, 2019 at 10:46am PST MAD This trendy…

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Our Favorite Houston Frozen Treats

In Houston, frozen treats are a year round thing. Yes, even when the temperatures drop to what you would consider chilly in the Bayou City, visitors and locals have plenty of places to choose from to satisfy their cravings for something sweet and cool. In this guide, we’ve compiled some of the best ice cream shops in Houston. Whether you’re in the mood for ice cream, gelato, sorbet or a boozy float, Houston has a frozen treat for you. CLOUD10 CREAMERY Pastry chef Chris Leung’s ice cream shop is…

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World Series Deals Around Houston

With the World Series coming to Houston for the second time in three years, local restaurants and bars are gearing up with major league deals and special menu items for fans of both teams. Woohoo, another reason to celebrate! 🎉 BCK 933 Studewood St. Neighborhood: The Heights BCK will offer an "All-Star Combo" during the games, featuring a BBQ Bacon Burger, fries and a beer for just $15. Guests can enjoy watching the games (with sound) on the restaurant's 100-inch big-screen projector. Jax…

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7 Chicken Sandwiches to Try in Houston

Who needs to rush to Popeye’s or Chick-Fil-A for a chicken sandwich when so many Houston establishments turn out such good chicken sandwiches of their own? There are plenty of options to fill your craving. Read on for seven Houston chicken sandwiches to try. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Common Bond (@commonbondcafeandbakery) on Aug 19, 2019 at 8:44am PDT Nashville Chicken Sandwich Common Bond Montrose, 1706 Westheimer Rd…

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Houston Plates We Can't Help But Instagram

There are so many places to eat in Houston. However, with the rise of the Instagram food obsession, comes the need to have perfectly presented food for the inevitable food shot. That’s right, you’ve been to dinner with that person who has to take a photo of his or her food before anyone gets to eat it. Maybe you are that person! However, with the way some of these dishes look, we can’t blame you. Below we list some of our restaurant picks for Instagram presentation. Ramen Tatsu-Ya In 2017…

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Munchies of Houston

Got the munchies? Knowing where to go in Houston for satisfying snacks that will cure your insatiable appetite can always come in handy. Read on for nine places to visit when hunger strikes. Vinny’s View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lindsay Mays (@linds_amaysballs) on Nov 2, 2018 at 11:36am PDT You can never go wrong with a slice of pizza. At Vinny’s, the slices are extra large, the crusts are the perfect balance of crispy and fluffy, and the toppings are extra…

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12 Places To Find Good Vegetarian or Vegan Food in Houston

When visitors think of Houston cuisine, they might think Tex-Mex or even BBQ, which is fair. However, Houston cuisine is bursting at the seams with exciting options for all palettes, diets and cravings. The ever-evolving Houston food scene is evident in the amazing vegan and vegetarian options that can be found throughout the city, along with iconic restaurants now offering specific vegan or vegetarian menus. Below is our list of restaurants with great vegan or vegetarian options. GREEN SEED…

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A Perfect Foodie Day: Montrose

With its eclectic mix of restaurants, shops, art galleries, and bars, Montrose is a unique Houston destination. Founded in 1911, this neighborhood in the heart of the city is also home to some of Houston’s most exciting eateries, including several that along with their chefs have earned national acclaim. But with all that variety comes difficulty in choosing where to have your next meal. #FirstWorldProblems Don’t sweat it. We’ve mapped out an entire day of eating in Montrose to make that task…

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8 Delicious Gluten-Free Meals to Taste

Houston has amazing restaurants to choose from, but if you need to avoid gluten, dining out can require some homework. Have no fear! We’ve rounded up some of the city’s best places to grab a gluten-free meal. From traditional to unique, eating gluten-free doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice taste. Baba Yega The Montrose institution, Baba Yega, may be best known for brunch, but they have an extensive lunch and dinner menu too. There are 15+ gluten-free menu items available like the Pasta…

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Celebrate National Cheese Month with Houston Dairymaids

You can enjoy it on a cracker, melted over chips, on a salad… or toasted to perfection. We are talking cheese! October is American Cheese Month, where we celebrate all types of cheese made in the United States. While you may recognize Cheddar, Colby or Bleu - there is hundreds of other types of artisan cheeses and many are available right here in Houston thanks to Houston Dairymaids. “Many people are showing (more) interest in cheese,” said Lindsey Schechter, founder of Houston Dairymaids. “We…

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