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Burt’s Meat Market Serving Houston Cajun Classics For 74 Years

Posted: July 1, 2020 at 9:45 am   /   Creole & Cajun, Food Finds

Residents of Denver Harbor and the Greater Fifth Ward have been queuing up for the hot deli counter at Burt’s Meat Market and Cajun Foods at 5910 Lyons Avenue for seventy-four years. You get the feeling little has changed since Burt’s opened in 1946. Then, Frenchtown, a nearby Houston neighborhood in the Fifth Ward that […]

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Where to Eat the Best Crawfish in Houston for 2020 — Updated

Posted: February 27, 2020 at 10:10 am   /   Asian, Crawfish, Creole & Cajun, Featured, Food Finds

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Forget the holidays — crawfish season is here, and it’s the best time to be in the Bayou City. The mudbugs are boiling and the beer is flowing. While you can’t have a boil or a tailgate every day, you can certainly eat crawfish every day of […]

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Luxe Houston Creole Restaurant Hosts Traveling Red Beans & Rice Pop-Up Dinner

Posted: January 17, 2020 at 5:38 pm   /   Creole & Cajun, News

Red beans and rice served on Mondays is a long-standing Southern tradition since the 19th century when Monday was laundry day. The one pot meal was a simple solution for time-strapped folks and also utilized Sunday’s leftover ham bone. In contrast, modern renditions typically include andouille sausage. Brennan’s of Houston at 3300 Smith is honoring […]

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Blue Crab Fingers at One Fifth Gulf Coast

The Best New Houston Restaurants of 2019

Posted: December 17, 2019 at 7:00 am   /   Barbecue, Creole & Cajun, Food Finds, Houston's Best, Seafood, Vietnamese

A truism: the better the food year, the harder it is to whittle down and rank our annual Best New Restaurants list. 2019 was one of the best in recent memory. This year, many essential and long-anticipated factors came together to produce excellent results, and by that we mean a number of worthy new dishes, […]

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Treebeards Celebrates its 40th Anniversary with Guest Chefs & a $1.95 Dish

Posted: February 8, 2019 at 10:28 am   /   Creole & Cajun, Featured, Food Finds

Treebeards has long been a downtown Houston staple thanks to its rib-sticking, affordable Cajun dishes such as gumbo, étouffée and red beans and rice. The company is now up to five restaurants but it’s been 40 years since the original opened. To celebrate, all Treebeards locations are featuring dishes created by James Beard Award-winning chef […]

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