Subject:

Russian Food and Cooking

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2014

    Rustika Offers a Continental Breakfast All in One Spot

    Perhaps you're craving a breakfast taco--because really, when are you not? But your significant other wants pancakes with the works and your mom wants just a bowl of oatmeal and fruit, thank you. You could drive all over collecting breakfast items to suit each taste. Or you could go to Rustika Ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2014

    Eating Through the Eastern Bloc in Houston

    When people think about food from the former Soviet Union, the first two ingredients that come to mind are dill and sour cream. But there is much more to the diverse cuisines of the USSR and former Soviet Satellites and Houston has the Russian, Polish, Czech and Bosnian eateries to prove it. Let's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Top 5 Stouffer's Lean Cuisine Meals

    Lean Cuisine meals are not my favorite Stouffer's product; that honor definitely goes to their frozen, family-size macaroni and cheese. If, however, I ate a vat of that luscious cheesy goodness every day my doctor would not be happy. Although I try to make my own (non-processed) healthful snacks, l ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 15, 2010

    That's A Wrap

    The Blini Beef at Im­pe­ria Bar & Grill

  • Music

    March 4, 2010
  • Blogs

    February 16, 2010

    The Ultimate Stuffed Cabbage

    ​My mother made stuffed cabbage; my grandmother made stuffed cabbage. My earliest food memories involve stuffed cabbage (we Ruthenians call it holupki). And as you might expect, I have always preferred stuffed cabbage made exactly the way my mom and grandma made it -- beef and rice rolls in ca ... More >>

  • Music

    March 5, 2009
  • Dining

    March 6, 2008

    It's Hip to Be Square at Masraff's

    Continental cuisine is over, so why would anybody want to eat at this retirees' hang-out on South Post Oak Lane?

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
  • Dining

    October 17, 2002

    Moscow on the Bayou

    A Muscovite Moulin Rouge in a westside strip mall? Welcome to The Russian Bear

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002
  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Polish Restaurant

    Janina's Restaurant

  • Best of Houston

    September 21, 2000

    Best Deli

    Kenny & Ziggy's

  • Dining

    February 3, 2000

    Bear Hug

    You can't say nyet to Cafe East's hearty Russian menu and family charm

  • Dining

    April 22, 1999

    Stoli Moments

    For Russians, eating out means more than just food

  • Dining

    November 19, 1998
  • Dining

    December 12, 1996

    A Night in Old Moscow

    Svetlana offers a taste of Mother Russia -- in more ways than one

  • Dining

    July 11, 1996
  • Dining

    July 7, 1994

    Taste of Russia

    Yakov's Deli proves there is more to the bear than borscht (though the borscht ain't bad)

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