Phoenicia Foods

  • Dining

    October 3, 2013

    Food Expiration Date Labels

    What do they really mean?

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2013

    Food Expiration Dates Not Necessarily the Last Word

    Last week, the Natural Resources Defense Council released a report titled "The Dating Game: How Confusing Food Date Labels Lead to Food Waste in America". The gist of it is something that most Americans can probably agree on: Labels on our food that seek to aid us are often very confusing. Some lab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    MKT Bar: Tale of An Unexpected Hotspot, Act 2

    PREVIOUSLY MKT Bar, the lounge within downtown supermarket Phoenicia Foods, was subdued and sparsely populated on a recent Monday evening, full of stray diners and none of the music that has made it such a popular downtown destination. Rewind: MKT Bar: Tale of an Unexpected Hot Spot, Act 1 CHARA ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    MKT Bar: Tale of an Unexpected Hotspot, Act 1

    ACT 1 Winter. 4 p.m. The bar is not a bar in and of itself, but a bar within a bar, or more specifically, a bar within a grocery store. The housing structure is Phoenicia Foods' downtown store, located on the high-traffic corner of Austin St. facing Discovery Green. Outside, Phoenicia is a mammoth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    The Rest of the Best: Houston's Top 5 All-Ages Venues

    5. CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM HOUSTON The chasm dividing Houston music and Houston art is shrinking; more and more arts venues are teaming up with local musicians and/or DJs to add rhythm to their gallery opening nights. The CAMH, adjacent to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), is a perfect examp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Food Fight: Battle Baklava

    No matter who loses Battle Baklava, we all win!​Several years ago I found a letter from the early 1970's handwritten from my great-grandmother to my grandmother. The paragraphs alternated between Serbian and broken English, some expressing open joy that my uncle had returned safely from Vietna ... More >>