David Leftwich

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    Urban Harvest Farmers Market Celebrates 10 Years with Fundraiser Dinner at Underbelly

    The Urban Harvest Farmers Market has been in operation for ten years. The non-profit organization, Urban Harvest, was started 20 years ago in 1994, but over the past decade, the farmers markets (Saturdays at Eastside and Wednesdays at City Hall) have become the place to buy fresh vegetables, support ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    The 10 Best Local Foodies to Follow on Instagram

    It's not yet officially in the dictionary along with selfie, crowdfunding and turducken, but food porn is definitely a real thing. I need only to pull up Instagram on my phone to start drooling over my friends' photos of fresh, local produce; croissants at Common Bond; and burgers galore. While ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    The Parking Ordinance Battle Has Just Begun

    There's something quaintly likable about the small-town vibe of Houston City Council meetings. The Art Deco chambers on the second floor of City Hall can only hold about 250 people, most of whom seem to know each other in that typically close-knit Houston way. This past Wednesday, Councilwoman Wanda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2012

    Farmers' Market Spotlight of the Week: Ruby Queen Corn

    Cooler temperatures mean that the City Hall Farmers Market is open once again and that more Houstonians will be heading out to enjoy the many other excellent farmers' markets across the city. Each week, we'll be spotlighting a produce pick from the Urban Harvest network of farmers' markets by showin ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 31, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    OIMBY Returns After a Two-Year Break

    Outstanding in the Field dinners -- meals which feature a tour of a local farm and food prepared by a master chef on the farm itself -- are famously fabulous, but also notoriously expensive. And two years ago, a few Houston food lovers decided to do something about it: start their own. Outstanding ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    A Page Outa: The Beginning

    WonderlaneDuck, Duck, Goose. . .confit?​After I posted the last Shiftwork Bites piece, the same question kept popping up from friends and well wishers - "What's next?" I pondered that for a while, trying to find a new avenue for creativity, exploration, and challenge. Cooking from The French L ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 19, 2011

    Bootsie's Kicks Butt

    Tomball restaurant offering a culinary experience unlike any other.