Erika Kwee

Erika Kwee

Erika Kwee is a freelance food writer, photographer and contributor to the Houston Press who particularly enjoys exploring the many unique sweet spots around Houston. She is constantly on the hunt for exceptional pad thai, vegetarian dumplings and pancakes.

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  • 13 days ago | Restaurant News

    Since the closure of Radical Eats, I’ve been on the hunt for another go-to vegan restaurant in Houston. The purely vegan restaurant scene around town is woefully scant, but Stephanie Hoban is on her way to remedying this with a long-awaited storef...

  • 26 days ago | Bakeries

    As a dessert fiend, I know where to get cake in Houston. For an airily-crumbed yellow cake with fudgy chocolate frosting, Empire Cafe is the ticket (preferably on a Monday, to take advantage of half-price cake day). For thick layers of a densely-s...

  • 26 days ago | Bakeries

    Pie day is Tuesday, and no, I don't mean PI Day. National Pie Day has its own dedicated 24 hours in January, and it's meant to be a celebration of the baked creation—according to Google, "a day for all to bake or cook their favorite pies." In the ...

  • 2 months ago | Season's Eating

    It’s been an eventful year for Houston. As the year winds down, if you’re looking for ways to give back this holiday season, we’ve got you covered: here are nine food-related ways to give back to the community around you: Visit the Giving Tree at ...

  • 2 months ago | Random Ephemera

    Brittney Greene and her family have been planning Christmas dinner since July. This year, it will involve a lot of cheese—raclette, fondue, and hopefully traditional Swiss pastries from a local Houston bakery. For the past 15 years, the family has...

  • 2 months ago | Bakeries

    The season of holiday cookies and eggnog is upon us. Here are some of the hottest spots to get seasonal treats this year: Maple butter with pumpkin spice caramel ice cream at Cloud 10 Creamery: Maple butter has been a Cloud 10 seasonal standard si...

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