The Best Houston Restaurant Patios to Enjoy in 2024

POSTED: April 23, 2024 AT 12:24 pm   /   Food Finds, Heights, Heights, Houston's Best, Kid-Friendly, Montrose, Rice Village, Tex-Mex

When the weather in Houston begins to warm up but has not yet reached sweltering levels, diners flock to restaurants with patios for dining and drinking outside on sunny days and breezy evenings. Luckily for us, there is no shortage of restaurants in our city that fit the bill. We’ve gathered a list of some […]

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Where to Find the Best Texas Chili In Houston

POSTED: December 5, 2023 AT 12:20 pm   /   Food Finds, Tex-Mex

Texas chili aficionado Joe Cooper, who authored the 1952 book “With or Without Beans: an Informal Biography of Chili”, once said, “[t]he aroma of good chili should generate rapture akin to a lover’s kiss.” I don’t know if I’d go quite that far, but I’ve had some pretty memorable chili experiences in Houston well worth […]

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Texas Chili: What it is, What it Isn’t & Why I’m Obsessed With the State’s Favorite Dish

POSTED: November 30, 2023 AT 7:40 am   /   Comfort Food, Food Finds, Meat!, Tex-Mex, Texas

What style of barbecue is best? Sauce or no sauce? Breakfast tacos or breakfast burritos? Kolaches or klobasniky? Whataburger vs. In-N-Out Burger? (Okay, that last one isn’t even a contest.) Of all these, few food debates in Texas bring the heat quite like chili con carne, both figuratively and literally. No matter how you prefer […]

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25 Great Houston Brunch Restaurants to Try

POSTED: November 1, 2023 AT 11:25 am   /   Bistro, Breakfast, Brunch!, Downtown, Food Finds, Heights, Italian, Mexican, Montrose, Museum District, Peruvian, Rice Village, Tex-Mex

Houstonians take brunch very seriously. It isn’t just another meal or a time of day to eat. It’s an event, a social gathering and a time to kick off or send off the weekend with good food and drinks. Houston has its fair share of brunch options, including family friendly spots, upscale affairs, and lively […]

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Pappasito’s Cantina Celebrates 40 Years in Texas

POSTED: October 12, 2023 AT 12:29 pm   /   Best of Houston, News, Tex-Mex

The Pappas family cemented its place in the restaurant industry in 1897 when H.D. Pappas immigrated to the United States and opened restaurants throughout Texas. The Pappas name is one of the most recognizable in Houston, having opened the first restaurant, Dots Coffee Shop (the still-standing, 24-hour diner) in 1966. Since 1983, Pappasito’s Cantina, the […]

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