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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   /   Houston's Best, Ramen

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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Tracy Vaught and Hugo Ortega

2017 James Beard Semifinalist List Has Some Great Surprises For Houston This Year

Posted: February 15, 2017 at 4:42 pm   /   Houston's Best, News

All that national attention on Houston’s restaurant and bar scene seems to be paying off in spades lately. The 2017 James Beard Award semifinalist list has some expected repeat appearances—and some lovely, unexpected surprises that highlight the city’s diversity. First off, it’s not unexpected but welcome nonetheless that Tracy Vaught of Hugo’s, Caracol, Backstreet Café […]

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The Best New Houston Restaurants Of 2016

Posted: January 3, 2017 at 2:45 pm   /   Food Finds, Houston's Best

We made it. We have stumbled across the finishing line of 2016. There’s a bright new year ahead with fresh dining concepts just around the corner. Before those become all the rage, though, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best places enjoyed by Houston diners in the past year. Confession: by […]

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