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Chef-led Organization is Helping Support Federal Workers Without Income

Posted: January 16, 2019 at 11:02 am   /   Featured, News

Friday, January 11 marked the first day that federal employees went without a paycheck since the government shutdown on December 22. In Galveston County, tens of thousands of employees at branches of the IRS, TSA, Johnson Space Center, and the Coast Guard are impacted. To help those employees and their families, one chef is going […]

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Best Dark Beers For The Holidays in Houston

Posted: December 18, 2018 at 5:22 pm   /   Bars, Beer, Featured

Houston’s sub-tropical climate doesn’t often demand rich and robust beer styles like stouts, porters and winter warmers. These thick, malt-driven beers just aren’t as refreshing as a light-bodied Kölsch or pale ale, beer styles that cut through the heat with crisp, thirst-quenching flavors. So, when Houston temperatures do finally drop below 80 degrees, it’s important to […]

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Inside Houston Hotels: Royal Sonesta in the Galleria

Posted: December 17, 2018 at 12:33 pm   /   Getaways, Houston Hotels

Our new Houston hotel series takes a look at what some of the best in the city have to offer, including in-house restaurants, room features and other amenities.  In the Galleria area, a destination for world-class shopping and dining, several hotels aim to attract both out-of-town guests and locals seeking a luxurious staycation. The Royal Sonesta […]

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Local, Fresh and Convenient: Prepared Meal Services in Houston

Posted: December 5, 2018 at 5:13 pm   /   Catering & Prepared Meals, Food Finds

The lure of prepared foods has endured since the mid-20th century when these became very popular in the U.S. after World War II. Frozen foods were a much-appreciated convenience for women who hadn’t left the workforce and also created a boom in the kitchen appliances industry as our eating culture shifted towards convenience.   While […]

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Houston Experts Reveal Great Thanksgiving Wines Available at Grocery Stores

Posted: November 19, 2018 at 1:12 pm   /   Bars, Sommeliers You Should Know, Wine

Since the Thanksgiving holiday’s modern inception in the late 1600s, wine has become a tradition. (For the pilgrims, it was cider and that’s a possibility even to this day, too.)  Not only do certain types of wine complement the meal, but it’s a wonderful — sometimes essential — “social lubricant” that softens the edges of those […]

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