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  • Veggie Tales: The Best Vegetarian Spots in the City
    September 10, 2019
    Texas and meat are pretty much synonymous. You can’t pass a block in Houston without seeing a barbeque joint, Tex-Mex restaurant or burger joint. Therefore, it’s not surprising that our vegetarian friends don’t feel the love they deserve in our great city. Next time you want to go to dinner, put down the ribs and consider going healthy at one of these veggie havens serving healthy, natural cuisine with some of the freshest ingredients the city has to offer. Verdine Verdine...
  • Brunch of the Month: Verdine
    September 3, 2019
    Vegan food gets a bad rap. Sadly, people sometimes equate it to just eating leaves and berries without giving it a try and seeing that you don’t need meat and dairy to be full of flavor. Take Verdine, our September Brunch of the Month, for instance. The Heights restaurant stemmed from the Ripe Cuisine food truck from chef-owner Stephan Hoban. Her philosophy of a “truthful, green dining” and having a 100% vegan eatery has put Verdine on the map as one of Houston’s...
  • Brunch of the Month: A'Bouzy
    August 1, 2019
    Calling all champagne lovers – we’ve got your next brunch haven where you will definitely leave feeling a little a’boozy . From the former management of Houston’s Brasserie 19, is A’Bouzy – a chic and trendy restaurant located in River Oaks specializing in refined French bistro cuisine. View this post on Instagram A post shared by a'Bouzy Restaurant (@abouzyhtx) on Apr 1, 2019 at 8:37am PDT The first thing you’ll notice when you pop into
  • Vocal Local: Khaliah Guillory
    July 23, 2019
    Don’t sleep on Khaliah Guillory, even though that is exactly the purpose of her new business venture. The self-proclaimed nap enthusiast is making it snazzy to snooze in the middle of the workday with the opening of Nap Bar, a full-service “bar” – think spa and no alcohol – where patrons can rent pods to rejuvenate with a quick catnap. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nap Bar, LLC (@napbarhou) on Apr 23, 2019 at 11:40am PDT Now
  • Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!
    July 9, 2019
    In the heart of our bustling metropolis is a 55-acre oasis serving as home to more than 6,000 animals from over 900 species. Of course, we are talking about the impressive Houston Zoo. Located within Hermann Park between the Medical Center and the Museum District, the Houston Zoo is an exciting outing for the whole family and receives more than 2.1 million visitors per year, making it the second most visited zoo in the United States. View this post on Instagram
  • Brunch of the Month: The Classic Credit: The Classic via Facebook
    July 1, 2019
    Located on Washington – in the space that was once Benjy’s – is The Classic, a modern take on an American diner that mixes mid-century modern aesthetics with simple and delicious dishes. From restaurateur Benjy Levit, the mind behind Houston favorites like Benjy’s and the growingly popular Local Foods, The Classic opened to immense popularity in 2018 and shows no sign of slowing down. View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Classic
  • Here's to the Red, White and Houston Credit: Test Photo Credits
    June 25, 2019
    The Fourth of July may fall on a Thursday this year, but that won’t stop Houstonians from celebrating our nation’s independence with fireworks, parades and celebrations all around the city. Break out your red, white and blue, and get together with friends and family at one of these patriotic events happening this July 4th. CITGO Freedom Over Texas Eleanor Tinsley Park Thursday, July 4, 4 - 10 p.m. $8 online/$10 door Perhaps the biggest celebration happening in the city, Freedom...
  • Pride All Night Long
    June 19, 2019
    When the Pride Parade ends on June 22, the celebration definitely won’t be stopping. The festivities continue well into the morning with after parties celebrating the LGBTQ community throughout the city. Almost all Houston-area bars will be featuring drink specials and rejoicing in Pride so don’t forget to check our listings of LGBTQ bars in the city before making your final choice of where to take your night. But here are some of the hottest goings-on after the last float goes...
  • Brunch of the Month: Brasserie du Parc Credit: Asked for permission to use for Spanish blog
    June 3, 2019
    Located in the très chic One Park Place tower, is a quaint French bistro with all the food and fare of Paris, but none of the arrogance. Brasserie du Parc – from the owners of Uptown Park’s Etoile Cuisine et Bar – is on the Northern side of Discovery Green and has an attached creperie for guests on the go. Brasserie du Parc gets our recommendation this month not only because of the delicious French food but its proximity to Discovery Green and how it makes the perfect...
  • An Insider’s Guide to Pride
    May 24, 2019
    June means Pride Month for LGBTQ people around the world, and this year Houston will celebrate its 41st Pride celebration. Born from the Stonewall Riots on June 28, 1969 in New York, a group of LGBTQ people, famously led by transgender activist Marsha P. Johnson, fought off police who had been raiding the fledgling bar intent on harassing LGBTQ customers. That riot turned into protest marches and those evolved into what is commonly known as the Pride parade. Although the parade has taken on
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