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    October 8, 2014

    This Week In Food Blogs: Take a Whack at the Cronut Recipe

    Gastronaut: Meatless Mondays don't have to be bland; vegetarian and vegan dishes can easily be filled with flavor and enticing ingredients, like a veggie panini with a side of cauliflower nuggets at Green Seed Vegan. Katharine Shilcutt writes that the cauliflower nuggets "were as good as ever." The ... More >>

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    March 10, 2014

    The Top 10 Dishes (Other Than Cheesecake) At The Cheesecake Factory

    Opening the menu at The Cheesecake Factory is like opening an encyclopedia. The spiral-bound menus are filled with nearly 200 menu items and 50 types of cheesecake. You'd think a restaurant named after the creamy dessert would have more flavors of cheesecake than entrée options. As you flip throug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Top 5 Super Bowl Snacks You Should Buy Online

    For many, including this writer, the Super Bowl is as much as about food as it is about football. And while snacks from the grocery store are just fine for most any gathering, sometimes I like to add a little swank to my Super Bowl feast. Here are five stellar gourmet snacks to order for your party: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2013

    What's Cooking This Week? Chicken Piccata, Smoked Salmon Quiche, & More

    I love cooking for my fiancé and planning meals for us, but cooking for two often proves to be difficult. If I don't make a plan, I end up running around in circles at the grocery store and wasting half the ingredients I've bought (and I hate wasting food). Enter What's Cooking This Week - my meal ... More >>

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    November 7, 2013

    100 Favorite Dishes 2013: No 72, Chicken Pot Pie at Kenny & Ziggy's

    This year, leading up to our annual Menu of Menus issue, Kaitlin Steinberg counts down her 100 favorite dishes as she eats her way through Houston. She'll compile a collection of the dishes she thinks are the most awesome, most creative and, of course, most delicious in town. It's a list of personal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    Paula Deen Makes a Loopy Return at Metro Cooking Houston

    Paula Deen's return to the spotlight after months in hiding was alternately emotional and confusing for both Deen and the audience who came to watch her demonstration at the Metro Cooking Houston show over the weekend. Following that nasty scandal regarding Deen's use of racial slurs and the subse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Lightened Comfort Food: Chicken Pot Pie

    As the temperatures drop, we begin to crave creamy and comforting meals. Creamy warm crock-pot dinners, tender beef pot roasts, cheesy pasta dishes and many more delicious winter foods always come to mind when the weather begins to change. But sometimes we want to enjoy the comforts of winter food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    10 Dishes We're Excited About on Houston Restaurants' New Fall Menus

    Roost Bistro is one of the restaurants with an exciting fall menu. Fall means looking forward to more than just oyster season, chili cook-offs and pumpkin spice lattes at Starbucks. It means that plenty of our favorite restaurants (and, yes, bars too) across the city are issuing new seasonal menus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Where Are We Eating? Clue: Sort of Like Saarland

    Although the restaurant in question this week is French -- and a fine one at that -- the dish we enjoyed as one of its nightly specials last week was almost downright Germanic: cardamom-brined pork tenderloin served with spiced apples and a slice of pert potato pie. Just to keep things en cheque, ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Fast Times: Kentucky Fried Chicken 'Chunky Chicken' Pot Pie

    A $4, fast food pot pie -- who could resist? Certainly not me, and as soon as I saw an advert for the Chunky Chicken Pot Pie at KFC I was pulling up to the drive-thru window. Chicken pot pie is a total throwback to my childhood, when my brother and I would turn up our noses at the delicious, homemad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2011

    Ingredient of the Week: Leftover Turkey

    The week after Thanksgiving is often riddled with cooks across America scratching their heads at what to do with all the leftover turkey. Not to worry. Here at Eating Our Words, we offer not one, not two, but three things to do with that leftover turkey, not to mention its bones. From sandwiches ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    First Look at The Bird & The Bear

    Fried green tomatoes and bacon on brioche...these are a few of my favorite things.​The corner restaurant on the end of a River Oaks strip mall at 2810 Westheimer has been a lot of things. It's been Rickshaw, it's been Fins, it was even temporarily home to Tony Mandola's Gulf Coast Kitchen whil ... More >>

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    September 1, 2011
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    January 24, 2011

    National Pie Day and Oh My! Pocket Pies

    Angie Villasenor triumphs. ​Did you know that yesterday was National Pie Day? Apparently, a few of you did. I went out to Houston's 2nd Annual National Pie Day Celebration, held in the historic Heights shopping district at 339 W. 19th Street. The event was co-hosted by Oh My! Pocket Pies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Joe Phillips of Oh My! Pocket Pies

    ​This week we're getting to know do-it-yourself street food entrepreneur Joe Phillips of Oh My! Pocket Pies. Today he tells the story of the truck's paint job and talks about the challenges of owning of a food truck in Houston. EOW: Who did the graffiti on the truck? JP: We had a contest on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2010

    Top 5 Uses for Holiday Leftovers

    savorytartGo fix us a turkey pot pie.​The holidays are awesome. Everybody makes their best dish, which usually leaves enough food left over for a small army. Rather than continuing to gorge yourself on reheated, plain-old leftovers, here are some ways to help gobble up what's left. 5. Make i ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 11, 2010

    Cajun Made

    The sweet potato bar

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    January 12, 1995

    Eating on the Cutting Edge

    Daily Review has the foodies alerted, and for good reason