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Three Significant People to Houston Hospitality Are Battling Serious Illnesses — Updated

Posted: January 11, 2019 at 2:18 pm   /   Featured, Feed The Need, News

“Hospitality” and “hospital” may sound similar, but one is fun and the other is terrible. Unfortunately, two three of Houston’s most dedicated women of hospitality are facing both due to recent cancer diagnoses. Lucia Cordúa (wife of restaurateur Michael Cordúa, mother of chef David Cordúa and a strong presence in all of their business endeavors) is […]

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Give the Gift of Good Taste With Cookbooks From Houston Writers

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 11:35 am   /   Chefs You Should Know, Featured, News

By Ellie Sharp with Phaedra Cook Houstonians have near-limitless opportunities for dining out but that it doesn’t mean they don’t like to spend time in their own kitchens, too. These cookbooks (and a few other food-focused tomes) from local chefs and writers share bring professional tastes, skills and perspectives to the home hearth. These books […]

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Where To Order Tamales in Houston For The Holidays – Updated December 13

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 8:08 pm   /   Food Finds, Holidays, Mexican, Tex-Mex

Preparing tamales is a labor of love requiring hours, if not days, of preparation. In many families, tamaladas are highlights of the year when generations work side by side to create feasts as well as extra tamales for gift-giving. However, during the hectic holidays not everyone has the time — or the know-how — to […]

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Where To Find the Best Chicken Fried Steak In Houston

Posted: November 12, 2018 at 7:00 am   /   Food Finds, Southern

While the exact origins of chicken fried steak (CFS for short) are up for debate, it’s no secret that Texans have a strong affinity for this iconic slab of tenderized, batter-encrusted beef smothered in rich gravy. It is a beloved year-round staple in home kitchens and restaurants alike where time-honored recipes are revered by diners […]

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Where to Find Great Biscuits in Houston

Posted: October 3, 2018 at 5:15 pm   /   Biscuits, News

Whether topped with rich cream gravy, hugging slabs of salty country ham, oozing with butter and honey or heaped in a basket, biscuits are a frequent breakfast companion. However, these buttery rounds of fat and flour are so flexible that they can be a comforting addition at any mealtime. Biscuits are so treasured that cooks […]

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