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Blueberry tart at ZTao

Pies Outside of the Houston 610 Loop That Are Worth a Drive

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 9:23 am   /   Food Finds, Sweets

Houston is no stranger to great pies and familiar names like House of Pies and Flying Saucer Pie Company are repeatedly praised on “best of” lists. That said, there are excellent pies from lesser-known names throughout the Greater Houston area and these provide locals a great excuse for a road trip to the suburbs — […]

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Eight Restaurants For Must-Try Vintage Houston Pies

Posted: August 8, 2018 at 9:30 am   /   Featured, Food Finds, Sweets

Asked to name an old Houston restaurant that specializes in pie, many Houstonians will mention the Bayou Goo or Black Bottom pies at House of Pies, which was founded in 1965, or the summer peach cream pie at Flying Saucer Pie Company which started just two years later. However, there are many other Houston and […]

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Leibmans

Leibman’s Is Reborn With Decadent Breakfast Dishes, Sandwiches & More

Posted: June 8, 2018 at 9:04 am   /   Deli, Featured, Food Finds

Many Houstonians mourned the loss of Leibman’s Wine & Fine Food on Memorial when it closed last year. Some wondered if the twin strikes of Hurricane Harvey and road renovations on Memorial in 2017 put too much financial strain on the business. Former owner Etienne Leibman and her husband, originally from South Africa, introduced many […]

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JCI gyro dog

JCI Grill Celebrates 95 Years And Its Greek Heritage With A Gyro Dog

Posted: May 14, 2018 at 2:18 pm   /   Fast Food, Featured, Food Finds

To celebrate the restaurant’s 95 years in operation, JCI Grill is offering a special Gyro Dog topped with crispy-seared gyro meat, sliced red onions, tomatoes, feta cheese, and a variation on tzatziki sauce. It’s a nod to the restaurant’s Greek heritage and is a limited edition dog only available this summer for $6.99. Optional “Gyro […]

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Big Apple Pie at Kenny & Ziggy's

Six Must-Try Classic Houston Pies

Posted: March 13, 2018 at 9:58 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Sweets

Articles on the best Texas pies typically don’t include those in Houston, instead focusing on the Hill Country, Austin and Dallas areas instead. It’s not without reason; those are the strongholds of German and Czech Texans who brought their love of filled pastries to the Lone Star State during the days of the Republic. However, […]

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