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  • Thanksgiving Dinner Out on the H-Town Credit: priscilla du preez
    November 15, 2018
    Author: Andrea Slaydon Don’t want to do all the cooking this Thanksgiving? Many Houston restaurants are ready to lend a hand with Thanksgiving to-go menus ranging from complete meal packages to appealing sides and desserts. Because, hey, you deserve to rest a little, too. Read on for our favorite “Houston Style” Thanksgiving to-go menus and make sure to order fast; some places have deadlines as early as Nov. 14. MAKE IT EASY Houston’s New York-style deli Kenny &...
  • Brunch of the Month: Vibrant
    November 5, 2018
    Just one trip to this Montrose breakfast and lunch eatery and you’ll know why its name is Vibrant . The plates are colorful, artistic and ready for their Instagram close up. It comes as no surprise that Vibrant is the lovechild of former Museum of Fine Arts Houston curatorial assistant Kelly Barnhart, who injects the Houston culinary world with the same holistic and self-care philosophy she has adhered to for years. Vibrant is not just about the food, it’s aim is to promote a...
  • Let's Taco About It Credit: tacos a go go
    October 2, 2018
    Tacos, like pizza, seems to be one of those universally liked foods. Houston does them well, but there are so many different types, it is difficult to make a list of the best. Well we tried (and did the delicious research) and here are some recommendations of the best taco joints to try in the Bayou City. Xochi A must-try for all visitors. From renowned Houston chef Hugo Oretga, this restaurant has won awards as one of the best in the country. Try the crispy tacos de chicharron (pork belly) and
  • Brunch of the Month: Weights + Measures Credit: Weights + Measures
    September 4, 2018
    The modern industrial building that houses New American eatery Weights + Measures in Midtown doesn’t immediately portray the softness of a common bakery. The earthy tones of the scored concrete floors, the exposed concrete beams that span the length of the ceiling, the unpainted wood shiplap framing a wide doorway into the back dining room, the clean lines of the sleek mid-century furniture, the huge antique warehouse windows framed by whitewashed cinder blocks, and the weathered...
  • Food Hall Takeover Downtown Credit: Yo Mariana
    August 31, 2018
    The Conservatory 1010 Prairie The Conservatory was the first underground beer garden and food hall to open in 2016. Located next to Prohibition , it offers a unique, underground experience that isn’t your typical “tunnels take-out”. With a rotating roster of vendors you can eat a different, quality cuisine every day of the week. Then just when you think you’ve had it with the same old thing, they switch it up with new food. Many of the vendors were borne out of the...
  • Thirst Traps: Houston's Finest Wine Bars
    August 27, 2018
    Sometimes, ordering wine feels more like a test than a fun night out. You get handed that dictionary-sized menu and you feel pressure to make a choice quickly. Luckily, Houston has a plethora of wine bars with experts willing to extend a helping hand and wine bottle opener. So, whether you want to become a novice sommelier, or if you only know you like “reds,” head out to one of these bars and sip on a glass because it’s always wine o’clock somewhere. 13 Celsius One...
  • Throwing Shade - Best Shady Places To Hang in Houston Credit: Martin Courreges
    August 21, 2018
    August may be the hottest month in Houston, but there’s plenty of upsides to our subtropical climate. You’ll never have to shovel snow out of your driveway and our weekends by the pool last well beyond summer. By the time September rolls around, Houston weather still has a month or so before average temperatures drop consistently, but our warmer version of autumn still beckons us outside. This is Houston's shady patio season, in which we are compelled to enjoy the outdoors...
  • Brunch on the Month: The Breakfast Klub
    August 7, 2018
    Houston’s food scene has exploded over the past few years with so many options, it seems unlikely to expect Houstonians to wait in line at any restaurant. So, the line outside the iconic The Breakfast Klub every weekend seems like an anomaly but after just one outing, you’ll see why this breakfast spot is worth the wait. Over the years, the midtown staple has garnered a plethora of praise including being featured on Good Morning America , and earned spots on Best Breakfast Spot...
  • Brunch of the Month: Common Bond Cafe & Bakery Credit: Yo Mariana
    July 2, 2018
    Stepping into Common Bond Café & Bakery is like stepping into a pristine yet indulgent dream, surrounded by sights and scents that will practically lift you off of the ground like a cartoon character smelling a pie on a windowsill. This place is a viral Instagram post come to life. Upon opening the door, you are met with specialty coffee complete with fancy latte art, an array of colorful and delicate macarons arranged with an artistic touch, fragrant breakfast notes of cured meats and...
  • Brunch of the Month: Alice Blue
    June 2, 2018
    No restaurant embodies the cool, laid-back aura of The Heights more than Alice Blue . This modern American Bistro is open seven days a week but it is their weekend brunch menu that keeps hungry Houstonians coming back for more. Upon entering the quaint restaurant, guests are greeted by a ray of light and an open and relaxed feeling. Oversized booths in cool greys and blues line both sides of the restaurant with walls adorned with a geometric wallpaper that adds pops of yellow. A panel of thin
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