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.

Chicken Fried Texan: Arguing the well-reasoned point that chicken-fried steak is the average Texan's favorite food behind chili, CFT is on the hunt for the best CFS in the state. His last stop was at Frank's Restaurant in Schulenburg. Best line: "The only vegetable in sight was a sprig of parsley (which I declined to eat for health reasons)."

H Town Chow Down: Responding to a Twitter war that erupted today over Robb Walsh's edict that "2010 will be the year of the valet revolt," Albert chimes in on why he agrees with Walsh and challenges those who disagree to explain their reasons.

Guns and Tacos: With a new web banner that makes me want to worship Our Lady of AK-47s, Jay responds to the news that he was nominated for a Shorty Award. He's currently in fifth place out of every Twitter user in the nation. Go show him some love, folks.

Cleverley's Blog: If you enjoyed reading about Robb Walsh's review of Branchwater Tavern this week, go check out some of Cleverley's photos from a recent tasting there (including pictures of FOH man Evan Turner and the soon-to-be-famous Bloody Mary).

Fred Eats Houston: Searching out the best places to eat crawfish this season, Fred runs down a list of favorite spots before finally settling on Cajun Corner. Was it good? Read on...

Great Food Houston: Finally, our own Ruthie Johnson runs down the "state of the city" with regard to our dining scene, trends and hopes she holds for 2010. A thought-provoking read with great photos that begs for some comment interaction.

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