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  • Mudbuggin' Out at Navigation Esplanade's Crawfish Fest
    May 20 at 8:44 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Houstonians absolutely love crawfish. The city consumes more than any other place in the world. To celebrate the end of bug season, the inaugural Houston Crawfish Fest at the The Esplanade on Navigation was held on Saturday. Scrumptious mudbugs…

     
  • Gettin' Down and Rockin' Out at Market Square Park's Bayou Jamboree
    May 20 at 7:22 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    There was no need to make the trek to Louisiana to get a Cajun fix this weekend. Market Square Park hosted the family-friendly Bayou Jamboree with beer, crawfish, Cajun eats, and lots of horn-blowing, Cajun two-stepping. Sounds were provided by the…

     
  • Scenes From Menu of Menus
    April 11 at 8:50 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Savories and sweets lined the steely Silver Street Studio space as hordes of Houstonians happily partook in the 16th annual Houston Press Menu of Menus. The People's Choice Award went to  Ambriza Social Mexican Kitchen.

     

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  • Saint Arnold & Splice Records Host a Crawfish Cook-Off at Cottonwood
    March 14 at 4 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Teams from local restaurants set up to compete by serving their best crawfish to guests, while they enjoyed live music by Pecos Hank Schyma and Bayou City Funk at the Crawfish Cook-Off at Cottonwood.  Liberty Station took 1st Place, and Hughie's…

     
  • Behind The Scenes: Judging the 2018 Gold Buckle Foodie Competition
    February 27 at 5:48 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Alas, the long cold winter of eating kale salads and brown rice bowls ends today with the opening of the 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and with that, carnival cuisine.  Judges from local media outlets congregated yesterday to determine this…

     
  • Rodeo Houston's Barbecue Competition
    February 25 at 10:04 a.m. by Mohammad Mia

    It was a three days for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ World's Championship Bar-B-Que Contest during which more than 250 barbecue teams competed. The overall grand champion team named Saturday night was Buns-N-Roses Cook Team. Fans turned…

     
  • Scenes From The 2018 Rodeo Uncorked! and Best Bites Competition
    February 19 at 7:49 a.m. by Kate McLean

    The scene at the 2018 Rodeo Uncorked! and Best Bites Competition last night was fringe, turquoise and all things Western as Houstonians dusted off their bolo ties to chomp and sip on restaurant bites and wine. People comfortably milled about the…

     
  • Eat Your Heart Out: Truffle Masters Competition Slideshow
    January 31 at 4 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Twenty-two chefs battled, but there could be only one 2018 Truffle Master. This week, chef Austin Simmons (Hubbell & Hudson and Cureight) took home the first place truffle trophy as well as one kilogram of fresh black truffles. The night was filled…

     
  • Creepy <i>Christmas With Krampus</i> At Brash Brewing
    December 3 at 6:59 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    The Houston Zombie Walk held its third annual Christmas With Krampus extravaganza in conjunction with the  Creepy Hollow Haunted House. It was a festively creepy event with Santa Claus, The Grinch, Krampus, a host of creeps from Houston Zombie Walk…

     
  • The Best Things We Ate This Month - October 2017
    November 3 at 3:10 p.m. by Gwendolyn Knapp

    Crispy pork belly tacos, grilled deviled lobster and liquor-infused cakes; here are the 20 best things that we ate this month in Houston.

     
  • Bay Area Horses Benefit from Successful "Barnraiser" at Armadillo Palace
    November 3 at 1:40 p.m.

    The horsey set gathered at Goode Company Armadillo Palace to raise funds for Habitat for Horses, a nonprofit in Hitchcock that works to rescue and rehabilitate abused animals. Partygoers enjoyed a BBQ dinner with live music by Shake Russell and…

     
  • King's BierHaus Celebrates Oktoberfest With Wurst, Bier and Games
    October 23 at 6 a.m. by Jason McElweenie

    King’s BierHaus in the Heights took its German theme and kicked it up a notch, celebrating King's Oktoberfest! with plenty of oom-pah-pah, bier, wursts, ribs and turkey legs. The party people competed in adult carnival games, arm wrestling,…

     
  • Tacolandia 2017 Brings Plenty of Taco Joy
    October 22 at 1:50 p.m. by Abrahán Garza

    There's no denying the power of the glorious taco. Tacolandia 2017 served up an afternoon of tasty tacos from more than 35 of Houston’s best restaurants at The Water Works on October 21, in an afternoon of taco joy with mariachi, luchadores and an…

     
  • Houston Italian Festival Celebrates Food and Culture
    October 16 at 10:30 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    The weather was beautiful for the 39th Houston Italian Festival, a celebration of the cuisine and culture of Italy. Festival-goers enjoyed pasta with meatballs, meatball sandwiches, sausage (sandwiches or on a stick), baked artichoke hearts,…

     
  • Opa! The Food, Fun and Culture of Houston's Original Greek Festival
    October 9 at 8 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    H-Town celebrated four days of the best of Greek culture during the 51st annual Original Greek Festival. The weather was great this weekend at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral, where we enjoyed music, dancing, and authentic spanakopita,…

     
  • The Party People at Brash Brewing's Second Anniversary Shebang
    October 8 at 11:30 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    Brash Brewing lived up to its motto — "Good beer and heavy metal; what else is there in life?" — during its second anniversary shebang. The Crosstimbers-area brewery hosted a daylong extravaganza with BBQ, food trucks, special release beers and…

     
  • The Foodies of the Texas Renaissance Festival
    October 4 at 1:35 p.m. by Makwakwa, Tracey

    From ginormous turkey legs to bier, and everything in between, the party people drank and ate their way through the centuries during weekend one of the 2017 Texas Renaissance Festival. View all our favorite taverns and eateries here.

     
  • The Foodies of The Morning After: A <i>Houston Press</i> Brunch Event
    October 1 at 6:05 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    Foodies and brunch enthusiasts flocked to the second annual The Morning After: A Houston Press Brunch Event for bottomless samples from H-Town's hottest brunch spots. The party people sipped on boozy juices and bubblies and engaged in the art of…

     
  • The Best Things We Ate This Month in Houston - August and September 2017
    September 29 at 6:30 a.m.

    Dim sum, smoked ricotta gnocchi and whiskey cake; here are the best things we ate these past couple of months in Houston.

     
  • Zombies, Ghouls and Ghostbusters Descend on the Heights
    September 25 at 10:25 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    Armageddon watch came and went and the world is still standing. But we did spot a few of the undead over in the Heights. The 19th Street pub crawl doubled as a sneak peek for next month's 7th Annual Houston Halloween Festival. Sponsored by The…

     

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