Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

Keep Houston Press Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free.

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.

Brewtiful: Is there anyone more poised to explain and argue passionately against Texas's bizarre beer laws than a lawyer who's a craft beer connoisseur? Cathy takes the Texas lege to task over HB 602 and HB 660 in a way that's solidly and convincingly stated as well as accessible for laymen. This is a post that should be sent to all of your beer- and fairness-loving friends.

Tasty Bits: Misha is back to blogging after a 12-month absence. (Twitter really does tend to kill bloggers' appetites for entries requiring more than 140 characters, it seems.) And in the year that he's been away from his blog, he's formulated an idea that Houston may be a city that's "stuck in a loop of food cliches."

Dude, You Going To Eat That?: And for an argument of a different sort entirely, Dr. Ricky has a post that addresses the supposed evils of genetically modified organisms (a/k/a/ GMOs). As he points out, after all, "just about anything grown for modern agricultural consumption, fruit, grain, animal, is genetically modified."

29-95: Chron food critic Alison Cook finally made it to her first In-N-Out burger stand in Las Vegas...and was not terribly impressed with what she found.

Great Food Houston: An older, accidentally overlooked post, but a fun one nevertheless in which Ruthie counts down her top 10 meals of 2010. Only three were local, however. Could this lend credence to Misha's theory above?

Keep the Houston Press Free... Since we started the Houston Press, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Houston, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Houston with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.


Join the Press community and help support independent local journalism in Houston.