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The Guide to Dining Solo in Houston

Dining solo can be a genuinely enjoyable experience. Whether you’re visiting town alone or whether you’re just not in the mood to talk or share a bite off your plate, Houston has many restaurants where you can enjoy a good meal unaccompanied. Here are some suggestions. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Finn Hall (@finnhallhou) on Feb 21, 2019 at 6:04pm PST Finn Hall Food halls are a solo diner’s dream. Not only do they offer a…

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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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Thanksgiving Meals at Houston Hotels

Houston’s downtown and uptown hotels are ready for the holidays. From Thanksgiving buffets to Thanksgiving brunches and even complete Thanksgiving meals to go, they have you covered. So whether you’re in town visiting or simply don’t want the stress hosting and preparing a Thanksgiving feast, this guide will help you choose a place to kick back and celebrate the holiday with very little effort. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Post…

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Our Guide to Latin American Eats in Houston

It’s no secret that Houston has a culturally diverse culinary scene. Visitors and locals rave about easily finding food from all over the world. Yes, Houston’s Tex-Mex game is strong, but the city also offers a variety of culinary options from Central and South America, so whether you’re craving a taco, a flaky empanada, or a pupusa, you’ll find it here. Start exploring with our guide to good Latin American eats. Airline Drive/Heights Well known for its produce markets, which date back to the…

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A Perfect Day of Eating: 24 Hours in Midtown

Just outside of downtown Houston, Midtown is home to young professionals and families, as well as a vibrant culinary and cultural scene. Its high concentration of restaurants, bars and coffee shops make it an ideal place to enjoy a day of eating, and because Midtown is one of Houston’s most walkable neighborhoods, it’s easy to explore its culinary offerings. Keep reading for our suggestions for one day of eating in Midtown. View this post on Instagram…

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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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A Chat With Restaurateur Paul Petronella

Paulie’s in Montrose has been a Houston neighborhood staple for years. With its homemade pastas, reasonable prices and friendly counter service, Paul Petronella’s namesake restaurant is beloved among Houstonians. This April, the restaurant celebrated its 20th anniversary with a party and the release, in January, of Petronella’s book, “ Paulie's: Classic Italian Cooking in the Heart of Houston's Montrose District. ” Petronella has been running the restaurant since 2009, when he took it over from…

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Q&A with Chef Kiran Verma

Sitting down to talk with chef Kiran Verma over a cup of chai is like being embraced in a warm hug. Known as the godmother of Indian fine dining, she exudes warmth and passion for her craft, which she fell into without any formal training some 21 years ago when she bought an Indian restaurant from another family. In 2005, after owning another restaurant, she opened Kiran’s on Westheimer, and in January of last year, she moved it to Upper Kirby. There, she continues to work to offer diners…

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Houston Eats! Conference Explores Houston’s Culinary Diversity and History

Drive around Houston and you may see a Korean restaurant right next to a taco joint, or a Halal restaurant neighboring an eatery selling Salvadoran pupusas. Look at local menus and you may find Southern cooking mixed with cooking from Korea or Vietnam. Houston’s rich cultural influences are easily seen in its food, and that’s what Houston Eats! – a two day conference at the University of Houston – will explore this coming Feb. 2 and 3. “The conference is a unique opportunity to really learn some…

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Ring In The New Year With Chef Ryan Pera’s Cotechino with Lentils

Many cultures around the world like to ring in the New Year with traditional dishes thought to bring good luck or blessings in the year ahead. In Italy, that dish is Cotechino Sausage with Lentils, often served at midnight on New Year's Eve. Coltivare will serve the traditional “good luck” dish during the holidays but you can also make chef Ryan Pera’s recipe at home. Find the Cotechino sausage in the butcher’s case at Revival Market. Coltivare Cotechino Sausage with Lentils (Recipe serves 6)…

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