Month: March 2017

Reader Giveaway! Win A $50 Gift Card To Sud Italia In Rice Village

POSTED: March 31, 2017 AT 10:02 am   /   Sponsored

Contest has ended! The lucky winners were Patrick Koplin and Martin Lowe. Congratulations!  If you love authentic Italian food in a romantic setting, you’ve got to check out Sud Italia in the pretty house at 2347 University. The Southern Italian menu includes fresh fish flown in every week, housemade pastas, grilled fresh vegetables and more. […]

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The Halal Guys Seek To Charm Houston With Meaty Simplicity & Secret Sauces—Updated

POSTED: March 31, 2017 AT 7:44 am   /   Food Finds

The storefront spinoffs of The Halal Guys, the New York food cart that started in 1990, are being quickly replicated across the United States. There are now 39 locations. The first Houston store that opened on Shepherd near Highway 59 in February 2016 induced foodie mania that resulted in long lines and two-hour waits. That thankfully died […]

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5 Greek Wine Selections And How To Pair Each With Food

POSTED: March 30, 2017 AT 12:05 pm   /   Wine

When it comes to wine, the sentiment “it’s all Greek to me” is a good thing, especially when experts like Evan Turner of Helen Greek Food & Wine are available for guidance. Though varietals from California, Italy and France get the lion’s share of attention from American wine aficionados, bottles from the land of antiquity […]

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“Better Luck Tomorrow” From Oxheart’s Justin Yu And Anvil’s Bobby Heugel Slated To Open In April

POSTED: March 29, 2017 AT 12:44 pm   /   Bars With A Full Menu, News

The long-awaited concept from James Beard Award-winning chef Justin Yu of recently closed Oxheart and Anvil Bar & Refuge’s Bobby Heugel finally has a name—and a timeline for opening. It’s called Better Luck Tomorrow and is anticipated to debut in late April at 544 Yale in the former Dry Creek Cafe building. The name can […]

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Terminal C North Now Open For Your Airport Dining (And Drinking) Pleasure

POSTED: March 28, 2017 AT 2:56 pm   /   Airport Dining

A lengthy walk to my departing flight’s gate through the old Terminal C was my first hint that United’s new Terminal C North at George R. Bush Intercontinental Airport is now open. The chef-driven eateries at the terminal include Pala (curated by Coltivare and Revival Market’s Ryan Pera), Ember (from Chris Shepherd of Underbelly), Bam Bam […]

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