For this week's edition of Here, Eat This, we venture into South America, where hardy Houstonians possessed of a hearty appetite will find much to love in the pampas of Argentina.
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Eatsie Boys Food Truck
This is Part 1 of a three-part chef chat series. Parts 2 and 3 will run in this same space on Thursday and Friday.
The Eatsie Boys have one of the most popular food trucks in Houston right now. Known for their pork snuggies, fanc ... More >>
I didn't think I would succumb to sharing with the world how freaking hot I think it is because every time I see one of you complaining about it on Facebook, I envision your head between a Foreman grill.
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Celebrity endorsements are nothing new. They have been around as long as there were celebrities and companies willing to pay them to say they smoked Kool's or drove Chevy, or force us to explain to children and the elderly why we would giggle every time we saw the milk-stained upper lip of a famous ... More >>
What is she... Is she literally pouring herself a glass of wine?A few weeks back, I saw a Tweet from my friend Melissa, who found herself alternately captivated and horrified by what she'd come across in her local Kroger. It was a sign advertising a line of Pinot Grigio from Ramona Singer (ab ... More >>
With so many food-related shows on television, it's hard to keep up -- it's not just the Food Network anymore. I don't know what I'd do without my DVR. This week gave us premieres, finales and Liza Minelli. Here's a roundup of some of the shows this week. Spoiler alert!
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Lupe Ontiveros in the 2007 film Tortilla Heaven.The controversial installment of Glee that aired last night, the third of season two, centered on spirituality and a very spiritual sandwich.
The episode opened with Finn Hudson's (Cory Montieth) existential crisis, brought on by the manifestat ... More >>
Schools in Cincinnati and Syracuse are the guinea pigs in an experiment to get kids to eat healthier. They're doing this by providing vending machines filled with carrots. Ah, but not just carrots: three-ounce bags of baby carrots dolled up to look like more familiar snack foods. Ingenious! W ... More >>
We've all experienced the giddy anticipation of getting a new, handy dandy kitchen gadget that promises to make our culinary endeavors effortlessly easier. Oftentimes this initial excitement is derailed by the amount of manual labor it takes to clean the darn thing. Soaping, scrubbing, sc ... More >>
Kim chee cucumbers, Korean seaweed salad with sesame oil, and crunchy kim chee radishes are three of my favorite banchan items. Banchan are those little plates of food you get at a Korean restaurant. All three items are available in the extensive banchan refrigerator case at the deluxe Korean ... More >>
Strict dress code at Otilia's.
Word hit the streets this week that Otilia's, the venerable restaurant on Long Point which has served old-fashioned interior Mexican cuisine for almost twenty years, was on the auction block. Restaurant, employees and recipes -- all reportedly for sale.&n ... More >>