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.
1 month ago | Desserts
On humid nights, condensation may fog the front doors of Sweet Bribery, lending an air of time-traveling mystique as you step into the modernized throwback to a retro ice cream parlor. The new ice cream shop on W 19th was barely a week old when we...
2 months ago | Here, Eat This
If you weren't one of the millions of visitors to Italy this summer, you're in luck because Pizza Motus, the new Roman-style pizza shop in West U, may do a decent job of temporarily transporting you. Roman pizza is a relatively novel addition to H...
2 months ago | Vegetarian
From a dish prominently featuring mock meat at a high-brow Galleria restaurant to a creative sandwich that combines avocado toast, burrata and a croissant, here is your irregularly scheduled reminder that vegetarian food is delicious too. Vegetari...
4 months ago | Restaurant News
I was in the middle of microwaving a sad desk lunch in my office breakroom when my coworker dropped two phrases that caught my immediate attention. They were “xiao long bao” and “Midtown.” There is no shortage of moments in which dumpling cravings...
5 months ago | Bakeries
When I visited Istanbul in 2016 with some friends, we essentially ate our way through the city. Our Turkish classmate introduced us to Turkish breakfast, featuring strong black tea, mild cheese, olives and tomato-y menemen; we ate warm, elastic gö...
5 months ago | Restaurant News
Stumped for exciting vegetarian options? We've got you covered with these eight options that will take you on an exciting tour for your tastebuds inside the loop. Eggplant from Maba Pan-Asian Diner: Those who hate eggplant should give it a second ...