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  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Dish of the Week: Fried Green Tomatoes

    From classic comfort foods to regional standouts and desserts, we'll be sharing a new recipe with you each week. See the complete list of recipes at the end of this post. This week, we're exploring the down home Southern classic, fried green tomatoes. But the "classically Southern" dish may not be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Five Ways To Cook Green Tomatoes (Other Than Frying Them)

    Whenever you buy green tomatoes, you're most likely going to fry them. Am I right? And that's definitely not a bad thing, but you can do so much more with the beautiful under-ripe fruits. Green tomatoes are certainly available in grocery stores and farmers markets, even at the beginning of the summe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    Make A Classic Southern Dessert: Hummingbird Cake

    If you're from the American South, then there's a 99 percent chance you have heard of Hummingbird Cake. To me, Hummingbird Cake is like a cross between Pineapple Upside Down Cake and banana bread. When you add the sliced bananas and pineapple chunks to the batter, its texture is much thicker than an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    How To: Pavlova for Easter

    Each Easter, I always search for a beautiful spring dessert that is light, fruity and, most importantly, beautiful just like the season and holiday. While clicking through various dessert slideshows on Food Network, Bon Appetit and Southern Living's websites, there's one thing they all had in common ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    Meet Sonny Jimenez, the Real Estate and Plagiarism King of Houston

    Let's say you want to be a real estate broker in Houston, but you're a bit of a fuckin' idiot. Relying on underhanded tactics online in the hopes that it'll drive traffic your way, you create a website called, oh,, and then, in a section of alleged client reviews and testimonia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2013

    The Eating ... Our Words 100: Nicole & Michael Graham, Owners of The Garden Hen

    What they do: Michael: The Garden Hen is unique. There is a market out there -- chicken owners who don't know how to care for chickens, or to care for them when they are ill, or to bring their chickens when they [the owners] leave town. We offer everything from sourcing to incubation, chick-hatchin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Are We There Yet? Restaurants We're Excited About for 2013

    Last year -- at the tail-end of 2011 -- it seemed as if half the restaurants we were excited about in 2010 for the upcoming year still hadn't opened yet: Uchi, Triniti, Underbelly and The Hay Merchant were all a very long time in the making, but finally opened this past year to great acclaim all aro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    This Week In Food Blogs: Skimping on Samosas and Backing Out of Tips

    Eater Houston: What's a typical shift like for one of the best, most baddest-ass female bartenders in the country? Eater Houston contributor Rachel Brill spends an evening with Yael Vengroff to find out, and quickly discovered that shaking drinks all night only looks like fun: "Yael finally relieved ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Jambalaya, Crawfish Pie and File' Gumbo: The Bounty of Lafayette

    Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and file' gumbo / 'Cause tonight I'm gonna see my ma cher amio / Pick guitar, fill fruit jar and be gay-o / Son of a gun, we'll have big fun on the bayou -- Hank Williams, "Jambalaya" In late December, Southern Living announced a contest in which 10 "Southern" cities wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Southern Living's Paula Disbrowe on Houston as One of the South's Tastiest Cities

    Houston is the only Texas city recognized by the magazine in its top 10 list.​Southern Living's senior travel editor Paula Disbrowe knows Texas. The chef and food writer will be celebrating her 10th year of living in the Lone Star State this coming January, and was happy to report that a Texa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Rebecca Lang on Quick-Fix Southern Food and Hand Modeling

    ​Rebecca Lang is a writer and cooking instructor based in Athens, Georgia. She travels the country teaching classes at cooking schools (and also at such places as Williams-Sonoma, Whole Foods and Central Market), and appears regularly in cooking segments on the nationally syndicated show Dayti ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 28, 2010

    With a Grain of Salt

    BRC Gastropub could be great.

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    First Look at BRC Gastropub

    Photos by Katharine ShilcuttBiscuits and bacon never looked so good.​Let's get one thing out of the way first: BRC stands for Big Red Cock. There's even a giant crimson rooster in the parking lot, in case there was any misunderstanding. So get all the "Wow, that Big Red Cock is really deliciou ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 9, 2003

    New Digs, Old Tricks

    The Riviera Grill has moved downtown, but it doesn't know how to make an urban statement

  • Dining

    March 25, 1999