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The Best New Houston Restaurants Of 2017

Posted: December 29, 2017 at 12:17 pm   /   Food Finds, Houston's Best

This year at Houston Food Finder, constructing the Best New Houston Restaurants Of 2017 list was a family affair of a sort. Writers were encouraged to stump for favorites and we also received constructive feedback from former Houston Press restaurant critic and chef Cuc Lam of the forthcoming restaurant SING. In mid-November, we started the […]

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Best Places To Shop For Cheese In Houston

Posted: November 13, 2017 at 12:10 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Houston's Best

Prized in sinful, crispy-gooey grilled sandwiches, on the best charcuterie trays and in luxurious bowls of pasta, cheese is practically the universal language for “yum.” While standards like Swiss and cheddar are easily found at any typical grocery store, the world of cheese encompasses thousands of varieties. Here a few of Houston’s best shops for […]

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Best Houston Bakeries For Freshly Baked Bread

Posted: September 7, 2017 at 9:33 am   /   Bakeries, Featured, Food Finds, Houston's Best

There’s an incomparable smell, texture and taste to freshly baked bread, but most of us don’t have the time to make professional-quality bread at home. Here are a few places around Houston for picking up top-notch baked goods. Note: As of the publication date, these bakeries report being open and fully stocked following Hurricane Harvey. […]

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Houston’s Best Restaurants For Ramen

Posted: May 11, 2017 at 10:00 am   /   Food Finds, Houston's Best

With the recent influx of chains from Hawaii and Austin, as well as a bunch of places simply trying to capitalize on a particularly long-lived trend, it seems like there’s a ramen joint on every other corner in Houston now (or at least in most neighborhoods). However, ramen is much more tricky to execute correctly than many […]

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Incredible Feasts On Buns: The Houston Area’s Best Stacked Barbecue Sandwiches

Posted: April 24, 2017 at 9:31 am   /   Barbecue, Featured, Food Finds, Houston's Best

Texans like things big—big trucks, big business, big hair, and big food. There’s some evidence of our fondness for bigness in the roots of Texas barbecue, too. Large community barbecue gatherings first started around the state in the early 1800s. Long pits were dug in the ground, and a large wood fire was built in […]

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