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.

H Town Chow Down: Albert has breaking news out of The Woodlands, where it seems Tesar's suffered taken yet another blow: Its two chefs, Jeromy Robison and Austin Simmons, have left the restaurant.

Chili Bob's Houston Eats: Bruce checks out Gulshan-e-Iqbal, a Pakistani grocery store on -- where else -- Hillcroft and finds an assortment of goodies there, including some cumin cookies that have my stomach growling.

Dude, Are You Going To Eat That?: Dr. Ricky gives us a little insight into the history behind that breakfast favorite, French toast, as well as an idea for an interesting alternative.

Dirty Kitchen Adventures: Jen asks a question that any home cook -- whether faced with the prospect of moving to Spain or not -- has asked themselves: Which cookbooks could you not live without?

Robb Walsh: Finally, Robb leaves us with a mouthwatering description (and photo!) of what might be Houston's best lunch dish at the moment: Brennan's softshell crab over a mound of stoneground grits and gravy.

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