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  • Hardworking Food Service Employees Persevere to Keep Cooking
    March 23 at 7:01 a.m. by Jack Gorman

    To comply with government restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic several Houston restaurants have remained open by converting to delivery and take out services only. This slideshow is just a small sample of the wonderful and hardworking…

  • Feast Before Sacrifice at Houston's Poitin Bar & Kitchen
    February 26 at 7:07 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    In honor of Mardi Gras, Poitin Bar & Kitchen on Tuesday hosted a full-course dinner and art experience for  guests — complete with a history lesson. Presented by Bacardi, Hosted by David Anderson III, and curated by Jordan Lee, the food and art…

  • Fat Tuesday at BB's Tex-Orleans in The Heights
    February 26 at 7:01 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    This Mardi Gras under the moon has been going for more than eight years at BB's Tex-Orleans, and it's been a good reason to cut out of work early to enjoy life’s libations, temptations, and delicious cravings before Lent. Houstonians, transplants…

  • Last Night: A Preview of New Montrose Hangout 6's and 7's
    February 14 at 6:59 a.m. by Reggie Mathalone

    On Thursday night chef Anthony Calleo and bar manager Lacy Williams offered a sneak peek of what's to come for their new bar 6's and 7's. With six courses of thoughtfully paired food and cocktails the duo showcased the kind of epic dining…

  • What A Vegan - Burger Festival Rolls Through Houston this Weekend
    February 9 at 9:17 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    The What A Vegan - Burger Festival presented by Vegan State Fair started Saturday and continues Sunday.  the event boasts the best vegan burgers, milkshakes, and fries in Texas as well as vegan vendors and craft beer, all at Houston's Astral…

  • Top Houston Culinary Professionals Compete for the “2020 Truffle Master” Title
    January 28 at 9:30 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    The Truffle Masters, hosted by Houston-based luxury food importer and distributor, DR Delicacy, is a celebration of one of the world’s oldest and most precious delicacies, first-rate truffles. In its sixth year, the top talent in Houston’s…

  • Voodoo Doughnut Lands in Houston's Buffalo Heights
    January 16 at 9:15 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    This week, Houston joined the Voodoo Doughnut family with the arrival of the famous flavors to the Buffalo Heights neighborhood. This location features a drive-thru and is open 24/7. The first 28 people in line for the grand opening received a free…

  • Sticky's Chicken Lands in Houston's First Ward
    January 12 at 7:37 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    After starting as a popular food truck by siblings Patsy and Benson Vivares in 2014, Sticky's Chicken has established its first brick-and-mortar location in the Sawyer Yards community in the First Ward. With a special “sticky” sauce created by the…

  • Jeni's Ice Creams Arrives to Houston Heights
    January 10 at 7:24 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Jeni's Ice Creams had a grand opening Thursday in Houston's Heights neighborhood that had a line out the door and around the block. It was worth the wait. The first 50 people in line received free ice cream and a swag bag. (Photos by Doogie Roux)

  • Best Dishes and Food-Related Photos by Houston Press Photographers in 2019
    December 20 at 4 a.m. by Houston Press

    The Houston Press calls upon the services of talented food photographers throughout the year. Here are just some of the best shots we saw in 2019. (Photos by Carlos Brandon, Mai Pham, Mark Herman Reyea, Doogie Roux and Eric Sauseda)

  • The Food and People of Tacolandia 2019
    October 20 at 4 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    There was no shortage of tacos, music, tequila, great weather and good times for Tacolandia at The Waterworks At Buffalo Bayou on Saturday, October 19. And the inner's list from the judging panel: Most Interesting Taco - Part & Parcel, Best…

  • Cool Weather and Bright Skies Bring Crowds to Festa Italiana
    October 13 at 7:11 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    It was smiles all around during the 41st Annual Festa Italiana on Saturday, with cooler temps, Italian beer tastings and wine samples, plus the usual spectator sports: grape stomp and pasta eating contests and a Bocce tournament. High school…

  • Eat, Drink and Be Greek at the 2019 Original Greek Festival
    October 6 at 7:51 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    You don't have to read Socrates to know that the Greeks do it best. After a rocky, rainy start Saturday the skies cleared at the 53rd annual Original Greek Festival on Yoakum. The dust has settled, and festival goers saw the renovated and expanded…

  • The Morning After Brunch 2019 Was a Good Time For All
    September 29 at 6:55 a.m. by David "Odiwams" Wright

    Food lovers stormed the halls of Silver Street Studios Saturday clamoring for tasty delights and libations at the Houston Press The Morning After brunch event.  Vendors lined the hall handing out more food than anyone's stomach could handle and in…

  • Etta's Sunday Brunch Makes its Return at Decatur Bar
    September 23 at 8:12 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    After the closing of Bar 5015 to make room for a new concept, Etta's Sunday Brunch made its triumphant return to Decatur Bar. With a new menu and sounds by DJ Big Reeks and The Waxaholics, this brunch was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Look out for…

  • Enter the World of Night Market at Hong Kong City Mall
    September 22 at 4:26 p.m. by Doogie Roux

    With no elaborate flyers, minimal advertising, and hardly any social media presence, the Night Market comes to life every two months or so at Houston's Hong Kong City Mall. The outdoor area is packed with street food delights that will make anyone…

  • Lucille's Celebrates 7 Years of Well-Refined Southern Cuisine Defined by History
    August 24 at 9:04 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    In 2011, brothers Ben and Chris Williams picked up and continued the culinary tradition began by their great-grandmother, Lucille B. Smith. They continue to honor her by replicating some of her most famous recipes while embellishing others to…

  • Good Vibes at HTX Brunch Fest
    July 21 at 9:40 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    More than 20 Houston chefs, many guests, and vendors gathered at Isle Rum Bar downtown for HTX Brunch Fest. Along with brunch menu favorites and specialties, the event boasted unlimited mimosas and silent cooking demonstrations in the Houston…

  • The People of VegFest 2019 at Minute Maid Park
    July 13 at 8:13 p.m. by Eric Sauseda

    The Vegan Society of Peace hosted their annual VegFest Houston on the main concourse of Minute Maid Park Saturday.  Lucky were those who got there early as the event was attended by thousands. By noon the concourse was packed with attendees and…

  • Julep Hosts an Oyster Shucking Contest for Damaged Kashmere Gardens Homes
    July 9 at 9:37 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Houston chefs and patrons battled for the title of fastest shucker Monday in a bracket-style tournament hosted by Julep, 1919 Washington Avenue.  Talk show host and media personality Michael Garfield emceed the event.  Ticket and drink sales were…


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