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Brunch of the Month

If you are looking for a modern take on dim-sum, look no further than UB Preserv. From chef Nick Wong, the chef behind Underbelly presents one of the “Most Interesting Brunch in America” according to Food and Wine Magazine.This electric hotspot offers food inspired from everywhere from Vietnam to Nebraska, so there is something to please everyone. The vibe in this Montrose eatery is cool yet casual with modern décor and a no frills attitude. Located on Westheimer, the staff is friendly and…

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Brunch of the Month: Lola

Ken Bridge, the restaurateur responsible for Dragon Bowl Asian Bistro and Pink’s Pizza, has given Houston another hip, casual restaurant with Lola. Bridge’s named the restaurant after his friend’s grandmother, who was a grandmother to him as well. An affectionate Filipino term for a grandmother, the name Lola embodies the warmth that comes with a grandmother’s love and the warmth customers experience with friendly staff and classic diner comfort food. View this post on Instagram…

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Houston’s Black-owned Restaurants

There’s no better way to celebrate Houston history than through dining, so patronize history in the making by supporting Houston’s Black-Owned restaurants. Start with breakfast at the Breakfast Klub, owned by Marcus Davis. With Katfish and Grits and Wings and Waffles, expect pan-American and Cajun comfort for breakfast and lunch. View this post on Instagram Rain or shine, The Breakfast Klub is always on my mind! Stop by for breakfast today…

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Brunch of the Month: Kulture

Add some culture to your life by brunching at Houston’s Kulture, an urban komfort kitchen. This Black-owned eatery, brought to life by Marcus Davis, provides guests with an extravagant dining experience with the home-grown comfort of classic Southern dishes. Executive Chef Dawn Burrell composes edible works of culinary art that harmonize African, Carribean, and Southern flavors. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kulture…

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Can You Feel the Love: Popular Date Ideas in Houston

Every now and then it is important for couples to take a night off and rekindle their romance with a fun and romantic night in Houston. Luckily, for all those lovebirds out there, there is always something going on in the city and some new spot to try. Cuisine reigns supreme in the Bayou City and what better way to enjoy at night out at one of Houston’s most romantic restaurants? Rainbow Lodge, easily considered one the best date spots for lovers, is a cozy spot for two. From the food to the…

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Brunch of the Month: Dish Society

With five locations throughout the Houston area, a Dish Society is never far away as a causal and delicious brunch option. This farm-to-table hotspot focuses on locally raised meats and produce from Houston farmers. This mini-chain restaurant’s menu has received national praise with USA Today even listing it as the best brunch restaurant in Texas, and after one visit, you will understand why. The vibe inside each Dish Society is relaxed and inviting. Each location fits into an industrial modern…

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Forget the Diet This Year

It seems every single year we all make the same resolutions: exercise more, eat better, etc. However, without fail, those resolutions are broken due to laziness, stress from work, parties, or the occasional midnight craving. Well, this year why not go the opposite direction? Let’s make this year a one we don’t deprive ourselves and one we treat ourselves. And these places will help make you start the new year with happiness and a full stomach. House of Pies House of Pies is a Houston…

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Vietnamese Cuisine in H-Town

View this post on Instagram A post shared by LES NOO'DLE Pho Noodle Bar (@lesnoodlehtx) on Sep 2, 2018 at 8:08am PDT From 1975-1988, 1.2 million Vietnamese families resettled in Houston. Houston’s Midtown neighborhood was home to “Little Saigon,” bustling with businesses like tailors, markets, and restaurants. Though current-day Midtown is in a bit of a shift, remnants of that cultural evolution can be found on the street signs in the area…

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Brunch of the Month: Night Heron

With a menu cut from the same cloth of the popular Italian bistro Coltivare, Night Heron is a neighborhood-style eatery located in Montrose. Conceived by Agricole Hospitality – the brains behind other local favorite hangouts like Eight Row Flight and Revival Market – the food and expertly crafted cocktails are what people have come to expect from Agricole establishments. Its proximity to hotspots like The Menil Collection and Rothko Chapel make Night Heron the perfect starting point for a breezy…

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Mind Your Business: Michael's Cookie Jar

Mind Your Business is a new section honoring LGBTQ-owned businesses in the Houston area. We aim to bring visibility to these wonderful businesses, owned by members of the community. Nothing is better than the smell of freshly baked cookies. The aroma can instantly transport you to memories of your childhood and get your mouth watering. While there is much debate on the perfect cookie (I vote Snickerdoodle) there seems to be one for everyone. In Houston, there is no better place to branch out…

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