Food Finds

Eats & Greets: Nobie’s

POSTED: March 22, 2017 AT 1:14 pm   /   Food Finds

When your restaurant is named after your grandmother, pride is paramount. Executive chef Martin Stayer’s restaurant Nobie’s is a bright place during the day—thanks to plenty of natural light—and tastefully lit after the sun has set. Wood paneling, colorful art on the walls and vibrant, carefully manicured platings all contribute to the warm atmosphere. The 1930s-era bungalow formerly housed […]

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Houston’s Craft Burger Chains: How to Choose and What to Order

POSTED: March 21, 2017 AT 1:29 pm   /   Burgers, Food Finds

 “Burger dreams again,   Beefy, juicy, melty cheese.   Alright, I’m awake!” —Original Burger Haiku Houston has no shortage of burger joints. Well-established favorites have been around for years, and burger loyalty in the Bayou City is fierce. Houstonians reward quality with dining dollars, and that’s enabled homegrown places like Jerry Built and Bernie’s Burger Bus […]

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Houston Bakery and Custom Cake Maker Is Reborn As CAKE Fine Pastry

POSTED: March 14, 2017 AT 4:45 pm   /   Bakeries, News

Elizabeth and Jerry Hale started Zeapod Cakery seven years ago as a food truck before landing a storefront bakery near Cypress at 13010 FM 529. Now, though, the business is getting rebranded as CAKE Fine Pastry, a name that better reflects the multi-tiered, custom cakes that Elizabeth regularly constructs for weddings and other big celebrations. […]

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Carnival Food Favorites Shine At The 2017 Houston Rodeo Gold Buckle Awards

POSTED: March 10, 2017 AT 3:37 pm   /   Food Finds, News

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is in full swing, and the nice weather means crowds are descending on the carnival grounds. Along with the carnival come many longtime food favorites, along with several new options for 2017.  The Gold Buckle Foodie competition, hosted by the rodeo’s Commercial Exhibits Committee, is the annual opportunity for the purveyors to […]

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