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Fire Threatens Beloved River Oaks Restaurant — Updated

Posted: August 16, 2019 at 10:48 am   /   Featured, News

Updated August 16, 2019 at 6:54 p.m. Tragedy was averted this morning after a small fire threatened Backstreet Cafe at 1103 S Shepherd in River Oaks. The neighborhood restaurant is owned by Tracy Vaught and Hugo Ortega and has been a local staple since Vaught opened it in the 1980s. According to the Houston Chronicle, […]

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Steak with mushrooms and scalloped potatoes

Modern Classics Meet Elegant Charm at Ouisie’s Table During Houston Restaurant Weeks

Posted: August 12, 2019 at 4:29 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Sponsored

Sponsored Houston Restaurant Weeks 2019 is in full swing from now until September 2! It’s the perfect time to revisit long-time participant Ouisie’s Table at 3939 San Felipe in River Oaks, known for having elegant charm unlike anywhere else in town. Legendary restaurateur Eloise Adams Jones opened it in 1973 to serve her elevated Southern and Gulf […]

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beef rendang at Phat Eatery

Hot August News: Phat Eatery in Katy is Now Part of Houston Restaurant Weeks

Posted: August 9, 2019 at 6:54 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Sponsored

Sponsored August in Houston brings the heat in more ways than one — it’s a prime time to indulge at local restaurants for a great cause. Houston Restaurant Weeks runs August 1 through September 2 and this is the first year that Katy Malaysian restaurant Phat Eatery at 23119 Colonial Parkway is participating. The special […]

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Venison medallions with sauce and vegetables

Taste the Wild at Rainbow Lodge During Houston Restaurant Weeks!

Posted: August 7, 2019 at 1:51 pm   /   Food Finds, Sponsored

Sponsored Houston Restaurant Weeks (HRW) is one of the biggest events in the city that offers diners a chance to eat terrific cuisine while raising money for a good cause. The extravagant, weeks-long affair runs from August 1 through September 2 and raises money for the Houston Food Bank. Participating local restaurants offer multi-course meals […]

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Round blue and white plate with chicken and beef skewers, vegetables, and orange/brown peanut sauce.

Phat Eatery in Katy Celebrates Its First Anniversary with $1 Deals!

Posted: June 13, 2019 at 1:20 pm   /   Food Finds, Sponsored

Sponsored When Malaysian restaurant Phat Eatery debuted at 23119 Colonial Parkway in Katy Asiantown Center last year, it’s fair to say it launched with a bang. Food lovers in Katy and across Houston visited the sleek, street stand-themed space to try traditional dishes such as nasi lemak, beef rendang, sizzling tofu and a wide variety […]

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