Becky Means


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  • 9 years ago | Dining Deals

    Where: Poison Girl, 1641 Westheimer, 713-527-9929, and various other locations What $7 gets you: A dozen of the best tamales that money can freaking buy. You all have seen the Montrose tamale lady. She shows up between 10 and midnight with a bin f...

  • 9 years ago | Dining Deals

    Where: Gelato Blu, 5710 Memorial, 713-880-5900 What $13 gets you: A simple and sweet dessert date for two. Houston's weather during the winter time is undependable. This particular night, it was in the 40s and my companion was set on getting gelat...

  • 9 years ago | Booze

    New Years Day is right around the corner. When most people think of drinking on New Year's Eve, they think of drinking champagne, a general symbol of wealth and prosperity (and tastiness), as they toast at midnight. So, we gathered up our favorite...

  • 9 years ago | Lists

    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....

  • 9 years ago | Health

    The holidays are possibly the worst time to be a dieter, or at least try to maintain your current weight. With all the awesome pot-luck goodness going around, sometimes a free lunch is simply hard to resist. Here are a few simple ways to keep from...

  • 9 years ago | Recipes

    My family never made sweet potatoes for our holiday dinners. Perhaps it was a Northern thing. After I acquired in-laws, I was suddenly exposed to holiday sweet potatoes, which is a family favorite. Last year, I snuck in a holiday alternative - a s...

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