Cuc is a freelance food writer and local pop-up chef. She enjoys teaching cooking classes and hosting dinner parties when she is not writing.
18 days ago | Local Spotlight
The white neon glow of the signage flanked by two green, equally bright four-leaf clovers, better known as the lucky Irish shamrock is the only sign of life in the otherwise dark strip center on Gessner a couple of blocks southeast of Highway 59 (...
25 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
Our eyes widened at the sight of three full corncobs, slathered with a mixture of cotija cheese, lime crema, smoked poblano and fresh cilantro, delivered to our table. Did she mistakenly think we’d asked for three orders of the elote? Nope, there ...
30 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
The slightly sweet, salty, sesame-marinated beef in the Kogi taco is drizzled with "kimche" aioli and topped with a generous amount of napa slaw and toasted sesame seeds. We think they meant kimchi judging by the Korean bulgogi-inspired flavo...
1 month ago | Restaurant News
The wait is near over for Peli Peli fans who live in Cinco Ranch. Co-founder Thomas Nguyen told the Houston Press that we can expect a July 24 opening date. It’s been in the making for over a year; the group secured a lease in the former Kenzo Sus...
2 months ago | Restaurant News
One of the city’s most underrated barbecue teams signed a lease for a brick and mortar this past Monday. The Houston Chronicle reported that pop-up pit masters Blood Bros. BBQ will finally have a permanent home to showcase its meat and delicious n...
2 months ago | Restaurant Reviews
The crispy soft shell crab halves nestled on a bed of crunchy, seasoned almond shavings, charred dried chiles and flash-fried kaffir leaves were both visually appetizing and sensually aromatic. The supple texture of the crabmeat and the creamy-cra...