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Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

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Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below.

Weapons Grade: Justin implores restaurants, bars and alcohol purveyors across the city: "Please do more Beer vs. Wine dinners. Please." More dinners won't answer the question of which beverage pairs better with food on the whole, but they will definitely make for some enlightening and fascinating arguments on the topic.

Chili Bob's Houston Eats: Excited about seeing a store called MexAfrican Foods on Bissonnet, Bruce stopped in only to come away somewhat disappointed: There were no Mexican-African fusion items for sale. But at least the akara and puff puff he found were good.

CultureMap: Looking for a place to cool off and wind down after work? Marcy has a list of the best weekday happy hours in town right now. Margarita Mondays at TQLA should be on your must-try list.

City of Ate: Wondering where to get the best Texas peaches this year? Our sister blog in Dallas points you toward Terrell, where the tiny town missed most of the bad weather that pummeled the northeastern part of the state this year.

29-95: Brisket, breakfast tacos and food trucks: three of Houston's [current] favorite things. And according to Paul Galvani, all three can be found in one place at Plantation BBQ, a new food truck in Richmond.


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