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Sizing Up Houston Chile Con Queso Prices & Where To Get It

Posted: July 17, 2018 at 6:21 pm   /   Food Finds, Mexican, Tex-Mex

Every day is a good day for chile con queso in Houston. From simple classics to those with kicked-up toppings, there are plenty of essential bowls of liquid sunshine just begging for crispy chips and an ice-cold margarita. That said, satisfying a queso emergency can vary wildly in cost and the more toppings added, the more […]

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branzino at Bistro Provence

Fresh Look: Bistro Provence’s Fired-Up Dishes A Mix Of Traditional & Modern

Posted: July 16, 2018 at 4:41 pm   /   Food Finds, French

Bistro Provence on Houston’s west side opened in 1996 and that makes it a little easy to take for granted. The classical French eatery, ran for the past several years by the vivacious Genevieve Guy was first opened by her in-laws, respected chef Georges Guy and his wife Monique. The unpretentious strip center façade belies […]

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wild strawberry at Poitín

“Irish Moonshine” Restaurant Poitín Is Part Southern Comfort & Part World Tour

Posted: July 12, 2018 at 2:39 pm   /   Creole & Cajun, Food Finds, Southern

Poitín opened mid-May at 2313 Edwards in the Sawyer Yards complex in Houston, becoming one of just a few restaurants with a fantastic view of the downtown skyline. It’s operated by Irish native Ian Tucker (who also owns charmingly named Balls Out Burger in the Heights) and was funded by a successful NextSeed micro-investment campaign. Even […]

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snapper verde at UB Preserv

The Hit List: New Houston Restaurants To Visit In July 2018

Posted: July 11, 2018 at 11:52 am   /   Food Finds, Houston's Best

It’s no secret that Houstonians love to eat out, which has resulted in a vibrant dining market that supports new restaurant openings every single month. Some places, though, are more buzzworthy than others. With so many new dining options cropping up all the time, how does one choose? Welcome to the inaugural “Hit List”: our […]

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Gus's fried chicken with greens and mac and cheese

Gus’s Fried Chicken Adds A Little Tennessee Flavor To Houston

Posted: July 10, 2018 at 2:40 pm   /   Food Finds, Fried Chicken

One of the most important things that determines how a batch of fried chicken turns out is the batter. Will it fry up to an exterior of crunchy little nubs or end up with a more shatteringly crisp coating? The latter is what Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken has brought to Houston, a city where […]

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