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Spring Branch Doughnut Shop’s Future Depends on Customers Returning

POSTED: March 17, 2021 AT 10:18 am   /   Breakfast, Food Finds, Sweets

Tucked away off of I-10 at Westview and Beltway 8 sits a charming, classic doughnut shop. Instead of serving the trendy (and sometimes bizarre) specialties, Snowflake Donuts at 10780 Westview has served classics such as glazed, cinnamon twists and blueberry cake for the last eight years. Owner Leakhena Lin has operated it for the past three […]

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Shake Off the Stay-at-Home Blues With These Guilt-Free Houston Cookies

POSTED: May 14, 2020 AT 3:46 pm   /   Food Finds, Sweets

“Healthy treats” always sounds like an oxymoron. Either it’s a treat worth abandoning all virtue for, or it’s not worth eating. However, some people, such as those fighting diabetes, don’t have a choice, yet still deserve treats. Others just want a healthier option. To meet these needs, Houston business ChipMonk Baking, which was founded by […]

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Houston Pastry Chefs Rise To Save Weddings From Disaster

POSTED: August 26, 2019 AT 9:56 am   /   Food Finds, Sweets

Getting married is usually one of the happiest events in someone’s life. It’s the culmination of months of planning, with many skilled, professional vendors coming together to make the day memorable. Unfortunately, that’s not quite been the experience of several Houston couples or parents trying to help put on weddings for their offspring. They have […]

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Dark, Milk, White and — Ruby? Naturally Pink Chocolate is Here to Tingle Your Tastebuds

POSTED: August 2, 2019 AT 12:56 pm   /   Featured, Food Finds, Sweets

For years, there have been three basic types of chocolate: dark, milk and white. For dark and milk, the origin determines particular flavors, such as fruity notes, which sugar content can either negate or showcase bitterness. There’s a longstanding argument about whether white chocolate is really even chocolate at all due to  its lack of […]

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