Country Kitchen International Inc.

  • Dining

    April 24, 2014

    The 10 Best Patios in Houston

    Get outside and eat.

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Openings & Closings: The Food Truck Expansion Continues

    It's been a busy time for the Heights neighborhood as several restaurants and bars have opened their doors and some have announced future plans to set up shop. The newest Piatto Ristorante opened in the Heights on Monday, April 14, at 1111 Studewood. The newest Carrabba's location joins Liberty Kit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Health Department Roundup

    The end of the Age of Aquarius ​In honor of the NCAA Tournament ending, we're going to highlight some health inspection Cinderella stories. These are the little guys that lack citywide recognition but still have to conform to the same tough sanitation standards as the big-name restaurants. For ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Breakfast at Country Kitchen

    ​When you see a sign that says "Country Kitchen," you know it is going to be greasy, it is going to be cheap, and it is definitely going to be comfort food. I grew up in diners like this drinking free refills and only having enough money for an order of fries. When I walked into Country Kitche ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2009

    Health Department Roundup: Sometimes There's God Edition

    ​Believe it or not, trolling the Houston Health Department website for tidbits about dirty floors, missing hand-washing signs and spoiled animal parts is not always an invigorating activity. But sometimes, as Blanche Dubois says, there's God. Take a look at page one under Full Service Restaur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2009

    This Week In Deliciousness

    Photo by Katharine ShilcuttPictured: Damn fine pie. Not pictured: Laura Palmer, Log Lady, backwards-talking jazz dwarf Welcome back to the weekly Eating Our Words round-up! This week started out with more Cinco de Mayo fare and the triumphant return of Robb Walsh with his Top 5 Cinco de Mayo Mariach ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    The Steam Table Special at Country Kitchen

    Passing by Country Kitchen on 11th Street in Timbergrove Manor, you could be forgiven for thinking that it's closed and long-abandoned.  The paint is peeling off the 1960s-era sign out front; the lawn plays host to an assortment of wildflowers and weeds; a horde of corrugated metal warehouses m ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 2, 1999

    Urban Refuel

    Finally, downtown gets the groceries it deserves

  • Calendar

    August 18, 1994