This Week In Food Blogs: Quails and 'Que

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Urban Swank: What were your favorite meals of 2012? The Urban Swank girls -- along with fellow food bloggers Hank On Food and our own Carla Soriano -- round up their own magical meals, including the spaghetti carbonara from Coppa, jar-jar duck from Uchi and foie gras torchon from Brasserie 19.

Eater Houston: Rounding up the last of his fun year-end posts, Eater Houston editor Eric Sandler asks food writers and personalities from across the city -- including our own Mai Pham, Phaedra Cook and Joshua Justice -- to offer their dining world headline predictions for 2013.

CultureMap: It's quail season right now, and Marene Gustin has rounded up the best places in town to get your forks into the tiny, South Texas specialty. (My personal favorite is found at Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen, where the quail are served three to a platter with poblano grits and grilled corn.)

L'histoire de sa vie: More and more people are finding their way to the new Witchcraft Tavern -- and finding it an excellent replacement for its predecessor. "I definitely know I'll be back more often than I frequented Dragon Bowl," writes Nathan Miller, "because it's hard for me to say no to good beer and good burgers."

29-95: Triniti is getting plenty of press these days, between our own recent review and inclusion on the list of 2012's 10 best new restaurants -- and now the restaurant is spotlighted in 29-95. where Greg Morago raves about the new bar menu that's just been rolled out.

Hungry in Houston: Take time out for a road trip one weekend soon and head somewhere a little different for barbecue, says Hungry in Houston: Mulanax, where you'll find a quaint town at the end of a beautiful country drive and some excellent 'cue.

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