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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   /   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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Inside Houston Hotels: CityPlace Marriott at Springwoods Village is a Serene Gem

Posted: October 29, 2019 at 9:58 am   /   Getaways, Houston Hotels

There is, at a certain point in the night, a sort of romantic magic that settles over a hotel lobby. If you’ve ever found yourself in such a place, after all the world has gone to bed, with a nightcap in hand, the dim light of a lamp and a book to keep you company, […]

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Houston Competition Seeking the Best Bao Returns for Fourth Year

Posted: October 28, 2019 at 3:58 pm   /   Food & Drink Festivals, News

On November 6, the 4th Annual Big Bao Battle returns to the Ballroom at Bayou Place. The charitable food competition and all-you-can-eat event raises funds money for OCA-Greater Houston. Founded in 1973 as the “Organization of Chinese American” the OCA evolved to spread its advocacy and civil rights mission to all Asian-Pacific American communities. Among […]

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Best Houston Japanese Restaurants for Omakase

Posted: October 2, 2019 at 2:57 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Japanese

The literal translation of the Japanese word omakase is “to entrust”.  More loosely defined, the word means “I will leave it up to you”. In American Japanese dining, the term has taken on a life of its own. It is now colloquially used to define a series of rotating menus and seasonal experiences offered at […]

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We’re Not Sour on True Anomaly Brewing Co.

Posted: October 1, 2019 at 12:06 pm   /   Beer, Breweries

True Anomaly Brewing, the latest addition to Houston’s craft beer and EaDo bar scenes, opened its doors at 2012 Dallas this past February. Since then, it has garnered attention for its elegant, fruity, and sometimes salted sour beers, as well as its contemporary space-age aesthetic. On an uncharacteristically pleasant Sunday afternoon in September, we stopped […]

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