Food Finds

A Dozen Must-Try Croissants in Houston

POSTED: September 27, 2023 AT 9:19 am   /   Bakeries, Breakfast, Brunch!, Food Finds, Sandwiches

If you love croissants, save this list for your next breakfast, brunch or afternoon tea. Despite croissants being popularized in France and often mistaken to have a French origin, they were introduced by Austrian pastry chefs. Croissants were the first wave of Viennoiserie (breakfast pastries made in the style of Vienna) to gain popularity in […]

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Vegan Superfoods Company is Prioritizing Quality, Selection & Fairness 

POSTED: September 26, 2023 AT 7:20 pm   /   Food Finds, Grocery Stores, Vegan, Vegetarian

I call it the grocery store “smoothie section” — the aisle of large bags, boxes and containers of specific ingredients highly desirable for including in smoothies. Of course, that’s a misnomer, as many have a variety of uses for cooking, baking or simply snacking, like the bags of cashews and Brazil nuts. Cocoa powder has […]

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Only a Few Days Left for Central Market’s Celebration of Portugal

POSTED: September 23, 2023 AT 9:02 am   /   Food Finds, Grocery Stores, Portuguese

If you’ve not been to Central Market lately, you might not know that H-E-B’s store geared for gourmands is in the midst of celebrating the ingredients and dishes of Portugal. The Houston location at 3815 Westheimer is packed with enough Portuguese ingredients, foods and wines to warm any foodie’s heart — but there are only […]

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Locally Known Pizzaiolo Opens Detroit-Style Houston Pizza Shop

POSTED: September 19, 2023 AT 10:37 am   /   News, Pizza, Restaurant Openings

Houston’s growing pizza movement, which includes new additions such as Nonno’s and Betelgeuse’s recently opened Montrose location, continues with Gold Tooth Tony’s, located at 1901 North Shepherd. Now in its soft opening, this fast-casual takeout joint specializes in Detroit-style pizza and is the latest concept from chef-owner and pizza guru Anthony Calleo.  Calleo may be […]

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Houston Ramen Shop Opens Second Location in Downtown Food Hall

POSTED: September 18, 2023 AT 1:01 pm   /   Japanese, Ramen, Restaurant Openings

Samurai Noodle, the longstanding restaurant just off I-10 at 1801 Durham, has opened a new food stall at Lyric Market at 411 Smith in downtown Houston. Though the stall at Ramen Lyric Market is significantly smaller than Samurai Noodle’s brick-and-mortar location, it makes use of every inch of space to uphold chef-owner and founder Ryo […]

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