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New Houston Restaurant Pop-Up Focuses on Central Mexican Cuisine

Posted: April 17, 2019 at 3:54 pm   /   Bakeries, Food Finds, Mexican, Under The Radar

As a young boy, chef Nicolas Vera — who would later hone his skills at notable Houston restaurants such as Underbelly, Southern Goods and Xochi — would wander the mercados of Veracruz with his mom while sipping tepache, a refreshing beverage made by fermenting pineapple rinds. Those memories now inspire the Tepache Chicken Plate at […]

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First Bite: Blanco Tacos + Tequila

Posted: December 19, 2018 at 12:54 pm   /   Food Finds, Mexican, Tex-Mex

Sam Fox, the multiple-time James Beard Award-nominated serial restaurateur of Phoenix-based Fox Restaurant Concepts just opened the fifth iteration of his Tex-Mex restaurant, Blanco Tacos + Tequila, in the Galleria. The chic digs reside next to Fig and Olive and just below Nobu in what is undoubtedly some of the city’s most exclusive (and, probably, […]

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Where To Order Tamales in Houston For The Holidays – Updated December 13

Posted: November 16, 2018 at 8:08 pm   /   Food Finds, Holidays, Mexican, Tex-Mex

Preparing tamales is a labor of love requiring hours, if not days, of preparation. In many families, tamaladas are highlights of the year when generations work side by side to create feasts as well as extra tamales for gift-giving. However, during the hectic holidays not everyone has the time — or the know-how — to […]

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Sizing Up Houston Chile Con Queso Prices & Where To Get It

Posted: July 17, 2018 at 6:21 pm   /   Food Finds, Mexican, Tex-Mex

Every day is a good day for chile con queso in Houston. From simple classics to those with kicked-up toppings, there are plenty of essential bowls of liquid sunshine just begging for crispy chips and an ice-cold margarita. That said, satisfying a queso emergency can vary wildly in cost and the more toppings added, the more […]

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Shake Up The Tex-Mex Routine With These Wood-Fired Dishes At Original Ninfa’s

Posted: November 7, 2017 at 3:13 pm   /   Food Finds, Mexican

Let’s be real: when diners head to The Original Ninfa’s On Navigation, they’re probably driven by cravings for Tex-Mex classics: fajitas, enchiladas and tacos. However, in mid-2016, the installation of a wood-burning oven opened up new options—and a bevy of meat, seafood and even cheese dishes ideal for the smoky kiss of fire. For that […]

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