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  • May 24, 2019
    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...
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    April 20, 2019
    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
  • April 3, 2019
    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
  • January 16, 2019
    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...
  • Coltivare spaghetti Credit: Julie Soefer
    November 1, 2018
    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...
  • Houston Dairymaids Credit: Jeff Fitlow
    October 8, 2018
    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...
  • September 12, 2018
    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...
  • Paleo salad at Bosscat Credit: China Martin
    July 20, 2018
    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 &...
  • March 19, 2018
    The official start of spring is around the corner. What better time to pack up a picnic and head to one of Houston’s many green spaces ? Grab a blanket, fill up your picnic basket and enjoy a meal al fresco with your family or better half. You don’t even have to prepare the food yourself. Here we share some great places to pick up provisions and ready-to-go meals that will make picnicking a breeze. Picnic in the Museum District specializes in sandwiches served on house baked bread....
  • March 8, 2018
    Indian cuisine has a way of standing out in a world of restaurant options in the Houston area. With the exotic ingredients, array of spices and unique dishes, Indian food allows you to be adventurous! Before you get started on your quest for your new favorite Indian dish in Houston, there are a few popular menu staples you should be familiar with. Biryani : a South Asian mixed rice dish also known as spicy rice. Dhokla : made with fermented batter from rice and chickpeas. Can be eaten for
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