Robert Glasper Experiment Miller Outdoor Theatre, August 16 This should be a real pleasure: a free show under the stars featuring a hometown kid who has gone on to become a Grammy winner. Pianist, HSPVA alum and dedicated J. Dilla fan Robert Glasper was showered with hosannas with his 2012 album Bl ... More >>
On the busy corner of Wheeler and Almeda sits Green Seed Vegan's new restaurant. It's only a few short blocks away from the original cabbage-green food truck where Matti Merrell and her husband Rodney Perry first got their start. This brick-and-mortar location -- repainted from the bright red of it ... More >>
After 45 years in business along Washington Avenue, Guadalajara Bakery is closing its doors on February 29. Unlike previous closing scares for the longtime breakfast taco purveyor, this one is concrete: New owners purchased the building and gave the family 30 days notice to vacate. A bar is planned ... More >>
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The challenge in choosing 10 of the best restaurants to open in Houston each year is a daunting one: Many of the restaurants I think are "the best" have little to nothing to do with each other, making for a list that falls all over the map when it comes to price, cuisine and location. Then again, t ... More >>
A food truck in the Third Ward serves vegan fare that's never bland or boring.
Photos by Troy FieldsMatti Merrell inside her food truck in the Third Ward.For most of the week, Matti Merrell and her husband Rodney Perry cook out of the little, cabbage-green food truck that's parked on Wheeler near Dowling. Their truck, Green Seed Vegan, is one of the few vegan eateries i ... More >>
Earlier this week, we featured some stunning vegan donuts from local vegan and gluten-free baker Jodycakes. Even in a carnivorous city like Houston, eating vegan can be done -- and done surprisingly well. Jodycakes isn't the only vegan baker in town; Sinfull Bakery's vegan cookies and other sweet t ... More >>
Photo by Mandy OaklanderForget fat-bubbly steaks and cheese-drenched crab enchiladas. If there was one cuisine in Houston I had to dine on for the rest of my life, it would come from Green Seed Vegan. If you're just joining us, check out our chat with vegan chefs Matti Merrell and Rodney Perr ... More >>
Photo by Mandy OaklanderGreen Seed Vegan serves very vegetarian nosh.In the sweltering Houston heat, we continue our chat about all things raw with Green Seed Vegan-ators Matti Merrell and Rodney Perry. Eating Our Words: Are most people who come here vegans? Matti Merrell: No. Most of our c ... More >>
Photo by Mandy OaklanderRodney Perry and Matti Merrell of Green Seed VeganIn a little green truck in the Third Ward, 27-year-old Matti Merrell and her husband Rodney Perry, 32, create incredible vegan lunchtime entrees. Both are Houston natives, and both are all about making their hometown a ... More >>