The Procrastinator’s Guide to Valentine’s Day (and Weekend) in Houston for 2022

POSTED: February 11, 2022 AT 4:35 pm   /   Food Finds, Holidays

This Valentine’s Day is especially popular for dining out and many Houston-area restaurants are already 100% booked, not just for the holiday, which falls on a Monday this year, but through the entire weekend. However there are still plenty of options available (including a few upscale take-home dinners), and we’ve done the hard work of […]

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Where to Get New Year’s To Go In Houston — Updated

POSTED: December 29, 2021 AT 10:56 am   /   Food Finds, Holidays

With many restaurant and bar owners having long planned in-house celebrations for welcoming 2022, there aren’t many ready or able to pivot for to-go orders this year. On the other hand, many diners want to celebrate, don’t want to cook and also don’t want to be out in the crowds while omicron is still spreading […]

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Last-Minute Guide to Christmas Dishes & Drinks to go in Houston for 2021 — Updated

POSTED: December 22, 2021 AT 11:59 am   /   Food Finds, Holidays

We’ll continue updating this list until noon on Thursday, December 23. If you’d like us to include your restaurant’s last-minute Christmas Eve or Christmas Day to-go offerings, please email us.  Unfortunately, the spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19 has altered a lot of people’s plans to gather and celebrate with others during the holidays. […]

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The Houston Food Finder 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

POSTED: December 20, 2021 AT 4:07 pm   /   Food Finds, Holidays

‘Tis the season for gifting, eating — and eating gifts. If one or more of these activities is on your to-do list, let our suggestions for worthy, locally made Houston products give you a leg up. There are sweet treats, savory sauces, combo packs and enticing deals on gift cards for enjoying now and later.  […]

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Where to Order Holiday Tamales in Houston — Updated

POSTED: December 20, 2021 AT 1:49 pm   /   Food Finds, Holidays, Mexican

They say that if you bring tamales to a party, everyone will have something to unwrap. This saying joyfully pokes fun at the humble tamale, the lineage of which probably predates modern corn.  Early tamales were likely made with teosinte, the grass that eventually became corn. Teosinte has small ears with approximately 12  “tooth-cracking” kernels, […]

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