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The pool at the Westin at the Woodlands

Staycation Time: The Westin At The Woodlands Is A Terrific Option

Posted: November 4, 2016 at 6:01 pm   /   Getaways

Our Grade: B+. While some of the staff could have been more engaging and prices on bar snacks were simply too expensive, time flew by far too quickly at well-appointed The Westin At The Woodlands. A three-day stay is recommended; one day was just not enough. The hotel is surrounded by many options for eating […]

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Crispy Rice & Kibbeh Bowl at Morningstar

Houston Food Find: Rice Bowls For Breakfast at Morningstar—Updated

Posted: November 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm   /   Food Finds

Oatmeal and puffed rice cereal are considered typical breakfast fare. A freshly made bowl of rice, though, isn’t part of the typical American lexicon when it comes to the morning meal. Morningstar, the spiffy and relatively new coffee shop in the Heights that’s open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m, is ready to change diners’ minds […]

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Reserve 101 whiskey

Finder Favorites: Reserve 101, Home of Houston’s Biggest Whisky Collection

Posted: November 4, 2016 at 5:59 pm   /   Bars

Welcome to the first installment of Finder Favorites, our picks for classic establishments that we consider essential to Houston’s amazing restaurant and bar landscape. If someone who lives in or near Houston says they love whisky and bourbon but hasn’t been to Reserve 101 yet—well, that claim is dubious. The bar itself, located in downtown, is […]

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Houston Food Finder Begins With This: Thank You

Posted: November 4, 2016 at 5:59 pm   /   Editor's Choice

  Leaving a job and not knowing exactly what you’re going to do next is like staring into a black, cavernous void. You don’t know what’s in there, how far down the bottom is or if it’s the entrance to a black hole in space from which you’ll never return. You simply know that you’ve […]

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A Few Tickets Are Left For Tonight’s “Thyme & Place” Dinner!

Posted: November 4, 2016 at 3:24 pm   /   News

Chef Brandon Silva’s “Thyme & Place” dinner in August, a collaboration with chef Ben McPherson and an homage to the time Silva spent exploring world-class restaurants in Copenhagen and Denmark such as Noma, was such a success that he is hosting follow-up TONIGHT (Monday, November 7). Silva, who is the culinary director at Wooster’s Garden, informs […]

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