Lisa Fain

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    This Week In Food Blogs: Burgers, Burgers & More Burgers

    New York Times: The NYT sat down with Lisa Fain, blogger of Homesick Texan, and who is originally from the great city of Houston, but currently lives in New York. Fain recently released her new cookbook, "The Homesick Texan's Family Table," and during her book tour, she made several food stops throu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2014

    Cookbook Review: The Homesick Texan's Family Table

    As many of you know, I'm a native Texan. I was born and raised in Corpus Christi and went to college in San Antonio. Then, for grad school, I decided to branch out a little, and I moved to Missouri. I lived there for two years, and while there were things I loved about it (four unique seasons, crazy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2012

    This Week in Food Blogs: A Stark Look at Katsuya and Wine's Greatest Hoax

    ROFL House: Been wondering how the sushi is at ultra-luxe L.A. import Katsuya by Starck? Matt took a first look at the West Ave restaurant and came away -- shall we say -- less than impressed with both the service and the food, saying: "I've had better spicy tuna with more spice and more flavor from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    The Top 10 Cookbooks of 2011: Texas Edition

    ​This is neither a list of the all-time best cookbooks of the year, nor is it a list of the best Texan cookbooks of the year. It's a combination of both. Because odds are that if you're giving a cookbook as a gift this year, it's either going to be to a fellow Texan or because you're a Texan l ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 2, 2011

    Serious Chaat

    Anita Jaisinghani's Pondicheri is this year's best new restaurant.

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Chili Bob's Houston Eats: "Bissonnet is one of our great food streets with a ve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    A Comprehensive Guide to Houston's Food Blogs

    Cartoon does not reflect reality (most of the time).​In a city as large as Houston and with as many culinary options as we're blessed with, it's no surprise that the food blogging community here is large and diverse. Say what you want about food bloggers: that we're arrogant, obtrusive know-i ... More >>