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  • Tex-Mex Done Right in the Bayou City
    August 15 at 4 a.m. by Troy Fields

    Today the most essential Tex-Mex dishes in Houston are the cheese enchilada, fajitas, chile con queso, the margarita and rice and beans. We stopped in at some of our favorite Houston mainstays — Cyclone Anaya's, El Real, El Tiempo, The Original…

     
  • Southern Fried Chicken Fest Brings Food Lover's Paradise to Levy Park
    August 13 at 11 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Levy Park Conservancy hosted a food lover's paradise on August 12 with the Southern Fried Chicken Festival. Houston-area chefs and culinary artists offered up tasty bites while guests weighed in on their picks for the people's choice award. We saw…

     
  • Back to School Bento Ideas
    August 10 at 5:30 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    It's that time of year for back-to-school shopping for clothes, shoes and books. It's also time to think up new ways for packing nutritious lunches for school or office. Bento boxes are a great way to serve fruits and vegetables to picky eaters,…

     

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  • The Pub Crawlers of White Linen Night in the Heights
    August 7 at 6:30 a.m. by Yuri Pena

    The pretty party people came out for White Linen Night in the Heights on August 5 in Houston. It seems that every bar and restaurant along White Oak, Studewood and nearby streets opened its doors to revelers. From official pub crawls to unofficial…

     
  • Flying Saucer Serves up Brew Favorites During IPA Day in Houston
    August 5 at 8:45 a.m. by Christi Vest

    Brewficionados celebrated the dankest of days during IPA Day at Flying Saucer downtown. On tap were dozens of IPA brews including faves from Brash, Alpine, Eureka Heights, Real Ale, Green Flash and more. IPA Day festivities included $3 IPA…

     
  • Houston Food So Good, It Makes Us Smile
    August 2 at 5 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    It doesn't seem to be a party unless food is involved. We took a look back at our slide shows from the first six months and, judging by these smiling faces, we've been enjoying some great eats this year in Houston.

     
  • Sherlock's Baker Street Pub Celebrates 40 Years in Houston
    August 1 at 7 a.m. by Anissa Yarbrough

    Let's give some H-Town love for Sherlock's Baker Street Pub which celebrated its 40th year in west Houston with a big blow-out bash on July 29. Rat Ranch rocked the night, turning this low-key watering hole into one of the best parties around.

     
  • SpindleTap Brewery Brings Pets and Pints Together in Houston
    July 31 at 4:45 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    SpindleTap Brewery (10622 Hirsch) hosted its Pets & Pints shindig on July 29, a brewtastic adoption event and fund-raiser that benefited local organizations Houston K911 Rescue (they rescue street dogs in poor health and danger) and Lone Star Shih…

     
  • The Best New Restaurants in Houston in 2017 (So Far)
    July 28 at 8:05 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    It's been a very good year for foodies in Houston. Here's our take on the best new restaurants in Houston in 2017 (so far), based on our first looks, restaurant reviews, and breaking news about openings and closings.

     
  • The Best Things We Ate This Month in Houston - July 2017
    July 26 at 4 a.m. by Gwendolyn Knapp

    Barbacoa, vermicelli bowl and short rib mac and cheese; here are the 20 best things that we ate this month in Houston.

     
  • Ho Ho Ho, the Hot Mistletoe Pub Run Heats Up in the Bayou City
    July 23 at 7:20 a.m. by Yuri Pena

    We celebrated Christmas in July with the Hot Mistletoe Pub Run, an inaugural 5K covering five beers over the course of five bars. The organizers have been hosting events along Washington Avenue for about five years now and the Kung Fu Running Club…

     
  • Top Houston Desserts by Any Other Name Would Taste as Sweet
    July 22 at 10 a.m.

    We're always on the lookout for the best things to eat in Houston, and we've compiled quite the list of cakes, cookies, ice creams and decadent delights. Go ahead and indulge. Life is short; eat dessert first.

     
  • The Best Houston Concert Shots of 2017 (So Far)
    July 21 at 3:27 p.m. by Cory Garcia

    From titans of music to locals on the rise, we've seen some incredible concerts this year. Here's a look back at the highlights, thanks the amazing work of our photographers.

     
  • The Best Drinks in Houston in 2017 (So Far)
    July 17 at 4:45 a.m.

    We're not ashamed to say it, but we've spent the first six months exploring the best drinks in Houston and surrounding areas. Here's our look at our favorite frozen drinks, cocktails, sophisticated sippers and more. It's been a very good year in…

     
  • The Crowds Came Out for the Houston Black Food Truck Fest 2017
    July 16 at 7:45 a.m. by Yuri Pena

    Houston rains didn't stop the crowds from coming out to enjoy the first annual Houston Black Food Truck Fest, presented by The Blacklist Association. The lines were forming in front of the food trucks outside the Shrine of the Black Madonna on MLK…

     
  • Pub Crawling in Downtown Houston with Saint Arnold
    July 9 at 7:10 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    More than a dozen different bars and restaurants along three different routes made up Saturday's Saint Arnold Downtown Pub Crawl. Crawlers kicked things off at the Flying Saucer and, depending on the color of their pub crawl ticket, their routes…

     
  • Fast Eddie's Hosts Hot Dog Eating Competition in Houston
    July 7 at 4:45 a.m. by Ajani Stewart

    Fast Eddie’s Billiards & Sports Bar, one of our favorite pool halls in Houston, held simultaneous competitions throughout Texas on July 3. As many as ten contestants were eligible to vie for the glory (and prizes) at each location during Fast…

     
  • Summer Vacation Road-Trip: The Good Eats of Round Top, Texas
    July 5 at 5:45 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Everybody thinks about visiting Round Top during antique weeks, but a stay in this sleepy little town (population 90) during the off-season offers an entirely different experience. Find decadent pies at Royer’s Café, tasty Mexican fare at Los…

     
  • Patriotic Eats of Houston
    June 30 at 6:15 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Forget everything your mama ever told you. When it comes to getting ready for the Fourth of July, Americans love playing with their food. From traditional flag cakes made with berries, to tri-colored cupcakes to artfully dipped strawberries, now is…

     
  • The Best Things We Ate This Month in Houston - June 2017
    June 28 at 5 a.m. by Gwendolyn Knapp

    Hush Piggies, Bayou Goo and catfish tacos; here are the 23 best things that we ate this month in Houston.

     

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