Erika Kwee

Erika Kwee

Erika Kwee is a freelance food writer, photographer and contributor to the Houston Press who particularly enjoys exploring the many unique sweet spots around Houston. She is constantly on the hunt for exceptional pad thai, vegetarian dumplings and pancakes.

Latest Stories

  • 6 months ago | Restaurant News

    Looking to celebrate summer with some lighter fare? Look no further than the following! Avocado Toast from Tropicales: One could argue that avocado toast is an evergreen food, but the tropical vibes of Tropicales demand a visit right now. Their in...

  • 6 months ago | Restaurant News

    Ever since Radical Eats (my beloved vegan Tex Mex restaurant) closed, I've felt an essential gap in the Houston dining scene. It wasn't until April of this year when Verdine, formerly the Ripe Cuisine food truck, finally opened its brick and morta...

  • 7 months ago | Restaurant News

    Helping fight hunger, cocktails, delicious bites: if any of the above appeal to you, don’t miss Taste of the Nation next week. This annual event—hosted by Chef Ryan Pera of Agricole Hospitality, Chef Rebecca Masson of Fluff Bake Bar, and Alba Huer...

  • 7 months ago | Here, Eat This

    A few years ago, I read about “frico,” a dish wherein one heats cheese in a pan until it becomes toasty, caramelized and golden—it’s also a strategy that can be applied to dishes like grilled cheese. Never in my wildest dreams did I expect to find...

  • 9 months ago | Bakeries

    Awesome Bites Co. is bringing healthy, allergy-friendly baked goods and ice cream to the Heights in April. I've been waiting for this day for several years after first tasting the squishy-soft, sweet and positively addicting mini muffins that foun...

  • 10 months ago | Bakeries

    For those looking for unconventional Valentine's Day celebration fodder, we've got you covered. But if you know your significant other is looking to pampered with a saccharine spectacle of sugar (and you perhaps forgot to plan ahead), look no furt...

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