Month: November 2019

These Unique Cookbooks Are Perfect Houston Holiday Gifts

POSTED: November 15, 2019 AT 9:52 am   /   Cookbooks, Cooking

The Houston area sprawls across 10,062 square miles of coastal plains (an area slightly smaller than Massachusetts), a sprawling territory of seemingly endless streets, glass towers, parking lots, strip centers, cul-de-sac-laced developments and rows of garden apartments. It is home to almost 7 million people of diverse backgrounds, all with stories to tell. Sometimes, those […]

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Most Former Employees of El Real Tex-Mex Got Nothing From an Assistance Fund — Updated

POSTED: November 8, 2019 AT 5:59 pm   /   Featured, News

by Phaedra Cook and Carlos Brandon Crowdfunding platforms such as GoFundMe can be used for humanitarian efforts that demonstrate the combined power of good-hearted people. However, there is a potential flaw: anyone can start a crowdfunding campaign without much thought to how to actually distribute the funds . It’s one thing when a campaign is […]

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Who Makes the Best Bao in Houston? Check Out These Winners of This Year’s Big Bao Battle

POSTED: November 7, 2019 AT 2:00 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds

Last night, at The Ballroom at Bayou Place, 12 chefs and restaurants battled for the honor of being named as having the best bao at the 4th annual Big Bao Battle. The charity food competition benefiting the OCA-Greater Houston welcomed over 400 guests to eat as many of the traditional Chinese steamed bun sandwiches as […]

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