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.

Hungry In Houston: It's definitely that time of year again: Crawfish boils will soon be cropping up all over town. But if you want to hold your very own in your backyard and aren't of Cajun descent, Adam will show you everything you need to know about purging and cooking the mudbugs in this awesome, high-res video.

Chili Bob's Houston Eats: Bob checks out Houston's newest Argentinean restaurant (Argentina Cafe, at Hidalgo and Sage) and reports back. From the looks of his meal and the sound of the menu, we might have a new favorite...

Bakin' n Bacon: Plinio decides to combine the best of both worlds -- chocolate molten cake and creme brulee -- into one amazing dessert, with instructions on how to replicate his ganache brulee at home for yourself.

Houston Foodie: If you were wondering how Louis Mueller's famous barbecue has been holding up since Bobby' son Wayne took the reins, Chris is here to tell you it's better than ever.

Cleverley's Blog: In case you hadn't already heard the news, here's a recap: Alden Hotel loses GM and chef, sold to new investors. No news on what will happen to *17, which lost the young and talented Chip Hight just a few weeks ago, the latest in a slew of talented chefs (Ryan Pera, Wes Morton) that the ill-fated hotel was unable to hang on to.

Guns and Tacos: And finally, Jay chimes in with his always amusing two cents on the new crepe craze, dubiously calling them -- you guessed it -- "pancake tacos."

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