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Where To Order Tamales in Houston For The Holidays – Updated

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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Smoked Salmon Breakfast Burger at BuffBurger

Houston Burger Chain Is Putting a Gourmet Touch on Breakfast Sandwiches

Posted: November 14, 2018 at 8:18 am   /   Breakfast, Food Finds

BuffBurger, the homegrown Houston burger chain owned by Paul “Buff” Burden and his wife, Sarah Morris Burden, recently rolled out a line of breakfast sandwiches for Houstonians on the go, as well as those who simply have time to enjoy a morning repast. To accommodate breakfast, BuffBurger locations now open at 7 a.m. daily. Like […]

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Yuzu Ceviche at Shun

New Houston Restaurant Shun Merges Japanese Tradition with Contemporary Flavors

Posted: November 13, 2018 at 6:22 pm   /   Food Finds, Japanese

Naoki Yoshida says he has been cooking authentic Japanese food for 18 years. The Houston native and second-generation Japanese-American worked at his family’s sushi restaurant, Nippon, starting when he was only 15. Since then, he has honed his craft by training in Japan, Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami. Now, Yoshida is bringing his take on the simplicity and […]

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Where to Get Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go in Houston – Updated 11/18

Posted: November 13, 2018 at 9:54 am   /   Holidays, News

While Thanksgiving is a great time to gather with family and friends and share gratitude, there’s no doubt some folks find the prep work and cooking exhausting. (A mountain of dirty dishes? No thanks.) Fortunately, restaurants across the Bayou City can rescue overworked hosts and hostesses with dinners-to-go, thus eliminating much of the stress. Note […]

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Where To Find the Best Chicken Fried Steak In Houston

Posted: November 12, 2018 at 7:00 am   /   Food Finds, Southern

While the exact origins of chicken fried steak (CFS for short) are up for debate, it’s no secret that Texans have a strong affinity for this iconic slab of tenderized, batter-encrusted beef smothered in rich gravy. It is a beloved year-round staple in home kitchens and restaurants alike where time-honored recipes are revered by diners […]

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