Author: Jamie Alvear

What to Drink & Eat at the Houston Rodeo Champion Wine Garden

POSTED: March 5, 2020 AT 3:08 pm   /   Bars, Food & Drink Festivals, Wine

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is in full swing, and thousands of people are headed to NRG Park for entertainment, barbecue, carnival fare and more. One part of the festivities that should not be overlooked is the Champion Wine Garden, featuring more than 70 award-winning wines from the 2020 Rodeo Uncorked! International Wine Competition. Visitors […]

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KFC’s Fried Chicken & Donut Sandwich is Out Now. Its Shoes Are Coming Soon

POSTED: February 25, 2020 AT 9:15 am   /   Fast Food, Featured, Food Finds

Just when the fried chicken sandwich craze appeared to be slowing down, Kentucky Fried Chicken announced the launch of its Chicken & Donut Sandwich. Available now through March 16 (or while supplies last), it features a hand-breaded, crispy chicken fillet between two glazed donuts. Diners can choose the sandwich alone for $4.99 or include fries […]

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Long-Awaited The Burger Joint in the Heights Is Now Open

POSTED: February 21, 2020 AT 10:56 am   /   Burgers, Food Finds

The highly anticipated opening of The Burger Joint’s Heights location at 2002 North Shepherd is finally here. News first broke of the upcoming second location way back in late 2016, but the locale (formerly a gas station) presented some unexpected hurdles when it came to construction. However, the delay allowed business partners Shawn Bermudez and […]

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Luxe Houston Creole Restaurant Hosts Traveling Red Beans & Rice Pop-Up Dinner

POSTED: January 17, 2020 AT 5:38 pm   /   Creole & Cajun, News

Red beans and rice served on Mondays is a long-standing Southern tradition since the 19th century when Monday was laundry day. The one pot meal was a simple solution for time-strapped folks and also utilized Sunday’s leftover ham bone. In contrast, modern renditions typically include andouille sausage. Brennan’s of Houston at 3300 Smith is honoring […]

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