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.
The Necessarian: Although at the time of this writing, Nancy has packed up all her wordly goods and is headed to New Mexico to live in a yurt (seriously), she left Houston with this wonderful blog post on a final (and fitting) meal at the Last Concert Cafe that was made entirely from ingredients gathered from the Last Organic Outpost. Check out the video, too.
Dirty Kitchen Adventures: Jen finds out during her trip to Japan that the Japanese have curry, too. Whether it's good curry or not is still up for debate...
Citysearch: Crawfish season is in full swing now. On the hunt for the best and/or cheapest places to get your mudbug fix? Jenny Wang (a.k.a. @imneverfull) has compiled an excellent list of places around the city to suck those heads, ranging from fancy-pants fancy to flip-flops casual.
Bite Me Houston: Although we haven't been to Cork Soakers yet, it looks like just the kind of laid-back wine bar we'd love. Mike at Bite Me Houston stopped by recently and chatted with the owner and GM to get the inside scoop on what makes their wine bar different.
Houston Chronicle: A final congratulations goes out to erstwhile Eating Our Words food blogger J.C. Reid (a.k.a. @Houston_Foodie) for seeing his epic, three-part piece on the history of carbonara make it from online-only to a fully fleshed-out print piece in the paper. It'll make you yearn for Rome, even if you've never been there before.
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