Author: Tori Rock

We Tried the Food on a Carnival Cruise Ship, and Here’s What We Thought

POSTED: January 28, 2022 AT 1:07 pm   /   Food Finds, Getaways

Recently, I took a cruise from Galveston onboard the Carnival Breeze. Sailing for Cozumel, my companion and I played in the sun and enjoyed the boat’s nightlife (can’t praise “Piano Matt” enough for evenings spent singing along to the classics). However, what most interested me about our cruise was the plethora of food available. From […]

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Canadian Coffee & Doughnuts Comes to Houston

POSTED: December 15, 2021 AT 5:38 pm   /   News, Restaurant Openings

Canadian coffee and pastry giant Tim Hortons, lauded for confectionary treats such as Timbits (delectable doughnut holes), doughnuts, all-day breakfasts and fabulous coffee, is expanding into Houston. Tim Hortons initially announced the Houston news with a commercial during the Sunday Houston Texans game featuring celebrity Justin Bieber and the announcement of the new “Timbiebs” Timbits.  […]

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Here are the Houston Wine Pros Who Won Iron Sommelier 2021 — Updated

POSTED: November 5, 2021 AT 4:22 pm   /   Competitions, News

Iron Sommelier, Houston’s premier sommelier and wine-tasting competition returned last night, November 4 2021, for its 10th year. Benefitting The Periwinkle Foundation, this event sees Houston’s top sommeliers battle it out for the title of Iron Sommelier. The Periwinkle Foundation benefits children and families battling cancer with support in the form of camps, an Arts […]

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Restaurant Family in The Woodlands Open Portuguese Chicken Takeout Restaurant

POSTED: September 16, 2021 AT 5:49 pm   /   Chicken, Food Finds, Portuguese

Many residents in and near The Woodlands are familiar with popular French bakery La Francesita (formerly known as Gourmet French Bakery) located at 9950 Woodlands Parkway. Owned by the Costa family, the bakery has been a fixture of the area since 2009, serving up freshly baked croissants, tarts, bread and crepes. Now, a new generation […]

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