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Explore The Cuisine of Jalisco With a Special Limited Menu at Hugo’s

Posted: June 16, 2020 at 10:06 am   /   Featured, Food Finds, Mexican

Jalisco is the home of tequila, vibrant ingredients and charrería (Mexico’s national sport, which is similar to rodeo). Situated on the central western coast of Mexico, Jalisco is also becoming a popular culinary destination. That’s partially thanks to the scenic terrain of woods, beaches, plains and lakes. Jalisco’s cuisine is refined but there is a […]

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Get Some Fresh Air and Visit Azteca Farmers Market For Produce, Ceviche, Tacos And More

Posted: June 15, 2020 at 12:38 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Fresh Produce, Mexican

Azteca Farmers Market at 7710 East Freeway is well on its way to being another great Houston open-air shopping venue.  Since December, the vendors have stocked their stalls with colorful fare: fruit stacked in pyramids, jars of spices marked with bright signs and flower-shaped mangos-on-a-stick. A variety of garden and lawn ornaments — metal peacocks […]

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Tacos at La Fondita Michoacán

Best Restaurants for Lunch in the Heights — by a Longtime Resident

Posted: June 28, 2019 at 10:00 am   /   Barbecue, Burgers, Food Finds, Lunch, Mexican, Tacos, Tex-Mex, Thai, Vegetarian

Having lived and worked in the Heights for almost 15 years, I’ve eaten a lot of lunches in what was Houston’s first suburb. Initially, good options were limited: walk-up fast-food joint Someburger, the now-shuttered Dacapo’s and Triple A, and Tex-Mex classic Teotihuacan, which is still serving a comforting array of fajitas, enchiladas, and shrimp dishes. […]

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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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