Rodeo Crowns Houston Restaurant Winners at Best Bites Competition

POSTED: February 19, 2024 AT 9:13 am   /   Food & Drink Festivals, News, Texas

Each year, the Houston Rodeo season kicks off with the Rodeo Uncorked! Roundup & Best Bites Competition at NRG Center. The huge event brings together food and wine enthusiasts, hospitality professionals, food writers and dozens of judges to celebrate 450 award-winning wines and to taste over 100 signature dishes from restaurants competing for ornate belt-buckle […]

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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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New Houston Restaurant Wild Oats in the Heights Honors the Texas of Yesterday and Today

POSTED: February 21, 2022 AT 1:10 pm   /   Food Finds, Texas

Drive into the parking lot of The Houston Farmers Market, hang a right and head all the way to the back of the building, and you’ll find the newest Underbelly Hospitality restaurant, Wild Oats. While the company name has become synonymous with chef and owner Chris Shepherd, this particular venue is the playground of culinary […]

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Houston Company Debuts Truffle-Laden Texas Honey, Olive Oil and Chocolates 

POSTED: July 22, 2020 AT 7:16 pm   /   Food Finds, Texas

Houston company DR Delicacy is an excellent source for fresh truffles and caviar, but its latest product line is anchored in ingredients much closer to home. Owner Diane Roederer recently rolled out three products that are all made in Texas by Houston companies and infused with fresh truffles or natural white truffle essence: wildflower honey, […]

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