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  • The Best Drinks in Houston in 2017 (So Far)
    July 17 at 4:45 a.m.

    We're not ashamed to say it, but we've spent the first six months exploring the best drinks in Houston and surrounding areas. Here's our look at our favorite frozen drinks, cocktails, sophisticated sippers and more. It's been a very good year in…

     
  • The Crowds Came Out for the Houston Black Food Truck Fest 2017
    July 16 at 7:45 a.m. by Yuri Pena

    Houston rains didn't stop the crowds from coming out to enjoy the first annual Houston Black Food Truck Fest, presented by The Blacklist Association. The lines were forming in front of the food trucks outside the Shrine of the Black Madonna on MLK…

     
  • Pub Crawling in Downtown Houston with Saint Arnold
    July 9 at 7:10 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    More than a dozen different bars and restaurants along three different routes made up Saturday's Saint Arnold Downtown Pub Crawl. Crawlers kicked things off at the Flying Saucer and, depending on the color of their pub crawl ticket, their routes…

     

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  • Fast Eddie's Hosts Hot Dog Eating Competition in Houston
    July 7 at 4:45 a.m. by Ajani Stewart

    Fast Eddie’s Billiards & Sports Bar, one of our favorite pool halls in Houston, held simultaneous competitions throughout Texas on July 3. As many as ten contestants were eligible to vie for the glory (and prizes) at each location during Fast…

     
  • Summer Vacation Road-Trip: The Good Eats of Round Top, Texas
    July 5 at 5:45 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Everybody thinks about visiting Round Top during antique weeks, but a stay in this sleepy little town (population 90) during the off-season offers an entirely different experience. Find decadent pies at Royer’s Café, tasty Mexican fare at Los…

     
  • Patriotic Eats of Houston
    June 30 at 6:15 a.m. by Susie Tommaney

    Forget everything your mama ever told you. When it comes to getting ready for the Fourth of July, Americans love playing with their food. From traditional flag cakes made with berries, to tri-colored cupcakes to artfully dipped strawberries, now is…

     
  • The Best Things We Ate This Month in Houston - June 2017
    June 28 at 5 a.m. by Gwendolyn Knapp

    Hush Piggies, Bayou Goo and catfish tacos; here are the 23 best things that we ate this month in Houston.

     
  • Move Over Dagwood; These Are the Sandwiches to Eat in Houston Right Now
    June 25 at 6:45 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    From chef-recommended sammiches to our crave-worthy obsessions, here are the sandwiches you need to try in Houston right now.

     
  • On the Veggie Track? Here's Where to Eat in Houston
    June 24 at 6:45 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    Certainly no one would ever dub Houston the vegetarian capital of the U.S., yet there are a surprising number of ways to eat creative, meatless meals thanks to the diverse restaurant options in Houston.

     
  • You're Too Sexy For My Plate: Houston's Summer Food Porn
    June 23 at 5:45 a.m. by Erika Kwee

    We know it's all about snapping that perfect picture to add to your curated Instagram feed, and we've got you covered. Get a look at these Houston eats that will both keep you cool and keep your feed beautiful this summer.

     
  • BBQ Done Right: Houston Area Shines in <i>Texas Monthly</i>'s Top 50
    June 22 at 9:25 a.m. by Gwendolyn Knapp

    Texas Monthly's quadrennial list of the top 50 barbecue spots in Texas features two area establishments in the top ten, Tejas Chocolate Craftory in Tomball at No. 6, and CorkScrew BBQ in Spring at No. 7. Also in the top 50 are Gatlin’s BBQ,…

     
  • Romping Through H-Town's Midtown on the Romper Pub Crawl
    June 18 at 7:45 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    Jumping on the love-it-or-hate-it romper rage, It's A Houston Thing hosted the Romper Pub Crawl in Midtown. James Bond was probably the first to wear the style in Goldfinger, and lately we've seen garments for men under the RompHim and ReeRomp…

     
  • Hot Times in the Heights for Inaugural Food Truck Festival
    June 18 at 5:45 a.m. by Ajani Stewart

    The temperatures were climbing, but that didn't keep hundreds of hungry Houstonians from coming out to celebrate the first ever Food Truck Festival from organizer Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce on June 17. Tianna Hall (with The Houston…

     
  • Booze and Veggies: Houston Mixologists Crank Up the Juicers
    June 15 at 6:45 a.m. by Jamie Alvear

    This season, cocktail menus are chock-full of vegetable syrups, juices and shrubs resulting in concoctions with vibrant hues of red, green and orange.

     
  • Houston's 10 Best Vegetarian Tacos
    June 14 at 8:45 a.m. by Erika Kwee

    Okay taco fiends: it's time to talk VEGETABLES. The rise of fusion and Tex-Mex taco spots in town means the number of creative, vegetable-based tacos has multiplied. From meat substitutes to tofu to grilled or fried vegetable options, Houston…

     
  • Houston's Best Dog-Friendly Restaurant Patios for You and Your Pal
    June 13 at 8:30 a.m.

    There are plenty of dining and drinking options for folks who wish to dine with their dogs in tow. While many are already familiar with longtime dog faves, this list includes some great new spots and a few trusty gems that can't be overlooked.

     
  • Saint Arnold Packs the House for its Epic 23rd Anniversary Party in Houston
    June 11 at 3:10 p.m. by Marco Torres

    Heck yeah. Houstonians know how to party and what better way to celebrate Saint Arnold Brewing Company's 23rd anniversary than with an all day blow-out with Bun B, 30FootFall, The Tontons, Buxton, Say Girl Say and Genesis Blu. In spite of a few…

     
  • Local Brewers Pay Tribute to Saint Arnold Classics at Flying Saucer
    June 7 at 7:45 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    All hail Saint Arnold, the patron saint of brewers. Revelers packed Flying Saucer Draught Emporium on June 5 as part of a week-long celebration of the 23rd anniversary of Houston's original, Saint Arnold. To pay tribute to the Houston-based brewing…

     
  • The Food of Free Press Summer Fest 2017
    June 5 at 10:45 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    We came, we saw, we had the munchies. From tacos and hot dogs to donuts and frozen delights, FPSF fans had plenty to nosh on during this year's outdoor musical festival, June 3-4.

     
  • Houston's First Rum Distillery Celebrates Its Grand Opening
    June 4 at 2:15 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    Grateful Dane Distilling Co. finally opened its tasting room on June 3 and provided tours showcasing a centuries-old technique to guests. Founder and owner Ian Mook visited Puerto Rico and toured one of the world's largest rum distilleries. He was…

     

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