Kate McLean is a trained chef, freelancer, and contributor of the Houston Press. She has explored, feasted and cooked all over the world including extended stints in France, Seattle, Hawaii and Houston.
9 hours ago | Bar Beat
Smoke lazily escapes his mouth as he reaches down to casually check the silver watch attached to his vest. Flicking the thin cigar over and over again he leans long against the wall. He isn’t a hipster, he’s old fashioned and maybe he’s brooding b...
1 day ago | Here, Eat This
Not ready to call it quits at 9 p.m. every day? We're looking at the best places Houston has for late-night sustenance. Just like a big-breasted grandmother, BB’s Tex-Orleans welcomes patrons with a warm hug and a po’boy or two. When all other Mon...
7 days ago | Beverages
You don’t need a mustache or even a parlor to enjoy a glass of Calvados— this is America, we do what we want. It’s interesting, most people don’t like Calvados; they love it. When the subject is broached, often times a Calvados lovers will reveal ...
8 days ago | Snackshot
Not ready to call it quits at 9 p.m. every day? We're looking at the best places Houston has for late-night sustenance. Getting warm and fuzzy at Better Luck Tomorrow is a solid late night move because apart from the creative cocktail list, their ...
10 days ago | Education
Carlos Rodriguez doubled back to the cooler that held a few shelves of water bottles, some milk, and other drinks. “I’m going to be good to myself today,” he said, grabbing a low-calorie, grape-flavored Gatorade. He returned to the checkout desk t...
14 days ago | Beverages
Winks work, but perhaps the best way to get someone to smile is with chocolate. Pulled over and about to get a ticket? Chocolate. Lost your credit card, ID, and are at the DMV to take a new picture on your Wednesday lunch break? Chocolate. Can’t g...