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Arthur Ave lasagna

Review: Crunchy-Edged Lasagna and Perfect Pasta Are Among Arthur Ave’s Appeals

Posted: November 19, 2016 at 5:57 am   /   Food Finds, Reviews

THE UPSHOT Our Grade: A-. Arthur Ave may have stumbled a bit getting out of the gate but it found the footing that it needed to become a Houston mainstay. The staff seems comfortable on the floor now and provides good service. The denizens of The Heights have mightily embraced Arthur Ave on Friday and […]

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carrot dish at Cureight

Finder Favorites: Cureight Is The Best Tasting Menu Experience That You Probably Haven’t Had Yet

Posted: November 14, 2016 at 11:53 am   /   Food Finds

There’s been a lot of deserved ink and accolades spent on tasting menu restaurants Oxheart and The Pass & Provisions. Oxheart’s chef Justin Yu was this year’s James Beard Award winner for Best Chef Southwest and The Pass & Provisions chefs Seth Siegel-Gardner and Terrence Gallivan were semifinalists in the same category. Furthermore, The Pass […]

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Meals and Deals For Veterans In Houston Today

Posted: November 8, 2016 at 1:49 pm   /   Food Finds, News

Many restaurants and other establishments in Houston are offering some well-deserved values and freebies for our veterans today. We’ve organized these by neighborhood (unless there are multiple locations) to help find a deal in your area. Thank you for your service to our country. Downtown/EaDo Ninfa’s On Navigation, 2704 Navigation One of Houston’s favorite Tex-Mex […]

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Butcher's Cut at Ritual

Ritual Can Be Magic But Doesn’t Always Perform

Posted: November 5, 2016 at 2:00 am   /   Reviews

THE UPSHOT Our Grade: B-. When Ritual is great, it’s fabulous, but five months after opening it’s still struggling with consistently hitting the mark on food, cocktails and service. That said, it’s still a recommended visit. The expertly prepared and very flavorful cuts of beef and pork from Texas-raised livestock are usually exemplary. The setting, […]

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Crispy Rice & Kibbeh Bowl at Morningstar

Houston Food Find: Rice Bowls For Breakfast at Morningstar—Updated

Posted: November 4, 2016 at 6:00 pm   /   Food Finds

Oatmeal and puffed rice cereal are considered typical breakfast fare. A freshly made bowl of rice, though, isn’t part of the typical American lexicon when it comes to the morning meal. Morningstar, the spiffy and relatively new coffee shop in the Heights that’s open from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m, is ready to change diners’ minds […]

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