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  • Mind Your Business: Michael's Cookie Jar
    November 12, 2019
    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
  • Brunch of the Month: Superica
    November 4, 2019
    In Houston, Tex-Mex food reigns supreme. Superica, from native Houstonian chef Ford Fry, is one of five in the country serving up delicious huevos and cocktails every weekend during brunch time. Located in the Heights, this Mexican hotspot has been delighting patrons for more than a year and keep them coming back for more. Upon entering, diners will feel at home with the casual décor. Wooden tables with green and cream chairs, and banquettes line the walls with ornate tile flooring bringing...
  • Brunch of the Month: Eunice Credit: Eunice
    October 1, 2019
    Located in Upper Kirby, Eunice is a Cajun and Creole brasserie headed by chef Drake Leonards. The restaurant is named after Leonards’ hometown and brings the charm and powerful flavors of Southern Louisiana to the Greenway Plaza area. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Eunice Restaurant (@eunicerestaurant) on Sep 11, 2019 at 4:15pm PDT When you walk into Eunice, you immediately feel how open and airy it is. Square lanterns, wrapped
  • 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...
  • Where's the Beef? Credit: José Ignacio Pompé
    August 21, 2019
    Houston is a big city with over 6 million people in the greater area. In most cities of similar size, the fancy foodie scene is ruled by Michelin Stars and tasting menus. Houston, per usual, does things a little differently. It’s not that we don’t have some of the most diverse and tasty food in the whole world, we do. But the top restaurants in Houston are less caviar and more filet mignon. If you’re coming to Houston then you need to save room for steak. Pappas Bros....
  • Houston Restaurant Weeks Credit: @hourestaurantwk
    August 7, 2019
    More and more, Houston is drawing international attention for its booming food scene. Just this past June, global lifestyle magazine, The Robb Report, named Houston’s own James Beard award-winning chef, Chris Shepherd, the best chef in the world (yes, WORLD). All this buzz adds weight to an idea that Houston’s residents have always known — Houston has some of the best food in the world. From August 1st-September 2nd, over 200 beloved Houston eateries participate in Houston...
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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...
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