13 hours ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
Phaedra Cook is eating her way through Houston and counting down her 100 favorite dishes of 2015. It's a collection of personal favorites that is also indicative of Houston dining. It's a scene where a vast range of dishes coexist: highbrow and lo...
14 hours ago | Special Events
For the past 27 years, national nonprofit Taste Of The Nation has raised money to help fund the organization No Kid Hungry and its partners. Houston has had its own Taste Of The Nation Event for 20 years and in 2014, it raised over $130,000. That ...
1 day ago | Books
For many, landing a book deal is a dream come true. As with many creative endeavors, actually doing the necessary work is harder that it looks. The creative team behind forthcoming book The Tacos of Texas is Austin-based authors Mando Rayo and Jar...
2 days ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
At lunchtime, Sud Italia at 2347 University Boulevard offers a lovely dish that strikes a balance between lush and light: the Puccia Pugliese Foggia with a small but elegant salad on the side. The name is quite a mouthful for non-Italian speakers,...
2 days ago | Restaurant Reviews
At B&B Butchers & Restaurant, meat is king, so much so that thick-sliced bacon is actually listed as an appetizer. When B&B says “thick,” it means it. The meaty strips range in thickness from half to three-quarters of an inch. It makes...
3 days ago | 100 Favorite Dishes
Between the toasty rye bread and the heaping helping of meat, the Triple Smoked Pastrami at Kenny & Ziggy’s is a sandwich-lover’s dream. The pastrami comes from the plate, a section of beef right next to the brisket. Kenny & Ziggy’s smokes...