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Culinary Blog

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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Meet Houston's Celebrity Kid Chefs

Parents, go ahead and take a break from the kitchen for National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day! September 13th is a day for kids and teens to make a meal for the family. What better way to celebrate than to introduce you to a few celebrity kid chefs from our area? Houston is a foodie hotspot, so it’s no surprise we have TWO kids taking part in the current Top Chef Junior competition. 13 year old Kate Daniel and 10 year old Eric Martinez both made it to the competition that is now being shown on…

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Feed Your Inner Caveman with These Paleo Stops

It’s one of the top searched diet words on Google, and people who try it swear by it. The Paleo Lifestyle is a simple way of eating and is often referred to it as the “caveman diet” because you focus on foods a caveman would have eaten. This means a diet full of meats, fish, nuts, greens, veggies and seeds. (No grains, alcohol, or added sugar!) But choosing Paleo doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some of the best restaurants around Houston! Bosscat Kitchen & Libations Proving that whiskey bars can be…

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