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The Best Kolaches in Houston

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 to see what all the fuss is about. Koala Kolaches Serving up fresh, authentic Czech fruit kolaches, Koala Kolaches in Cypress does kolaches the way most people outside of Texas think of them. While you're there, you might as well try one of their homemade cinnamon rolls, even offered gluten free. Koala…

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A Perfect Foodie Day: Upper Kirby & River Oaks

The River Oaks/Upper Kirby area is one of the hippest trips in America. The neighborhood boasts beautiful homes, posh boutiques and even fabulous nightclubs. You could entertain yourself for hours on end without ever leaving the zip code. With hours of fun and amusement on deck, you’re going to need to replenish that energy throughout the day. Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Loosen your belt buckle for a grand culinary experience you won’t soon forget. Courtesy of @barnabyscafe on…

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A Perfect Day of Eating: Downtown

One perfect day in downtown Houston wouldn’t be complete without taking advantage of some of the great food options the city has to offer. From early morning breakfast to late night drinks, we’ve got you covered for a tasty 24 hours in downtown Houston. Breakfast View this post on Instagram A post shared by Hector Pineda ♋ (@hector_p12) Start off on the right foot with a distinctly Houstonian breakfast choice at the downtown location of…

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Holiday Recipe with Riel Chef Ryan Lachaine

Comfort food takes on a new meaning this holiday season thanks to Chef Ryan Lachaine. The popular culinary wiz is the co-owner and executive chef of Riel, a three-year-old restaurant that offers cuisine influenced by his Ukrainian heritage, French-Canadian upbringing and his time on the Texas Gulf Coast. Lachaine has cultivated a following in Houston after stints at Gravitas, Stella Sola, Reef and Underbelly. He has been featured in local and national media, including Food & Wine magazine, and…

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A Thanksgiving Recipe by Chef Chris Cosentino

Chef Chris Cosentino knows a thing or two about family, food and tradition – the three main ingredients in virtually every annual Thanksgiving celebration across America. His Italian heritage is the impetus behind his latest restaurant, Rosalie Italian Soul, which opened in October inside the C. Baldwin Hotel in Downtown Houston. Named after his great grandmother, Rosalie Cosentino, the restaurant offers classic Italian dishes such as housemade pastas, red sauce dishes and signature pizzas…

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Houston Bars with Amazing Food

Houston has some of the best bars in the country. Whether it’s a neighborhood dive, downtown speakeasy or a swanky refuge from the daily grind, our city offers up a great variety of watering holes. And in typical Houston fashion, the food at many of these establishments is as good as the drinks. Here is a list of local spots that have food menus as diverse and delicious as a four-star restaurant. Check them out. View this post on Instagram A post…

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Must-Try Fusion Foods of Houston

They say opposites attract when it comes to love, but the same can hold true when it comes to food. We’ve been experiencing unlikely combinations of food forever, and what may sound like an odd pairing to the ear can turn out to be a great idea for the tummy. As one of the most diverse food cities in the world, Houston is home to a few unique restaurants that fuse cultures and cuisines like never before. The next time your stomach starts rumbling, check out one of these fun food mashups…

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