• 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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  • Scenes and Flavors at Houston's NOSH Culinary Showcase
    April 25 at 11:49 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Black Restaurant Week and Houston First hosted NOSH, a culinary showcase featuring Houston’s premiere black chefs, caterers, and bartenders. Attendees dove into African diaspora and indulged in flavors of African, African-American, and Caribbean…

  • Brash Brewing Celebrates Stoner Christmas at The Last Concert Cafe
    April 21 at 7:25 a.m. by Eric Sauseda

    Brash Brewing teamed up with The Last Concert Cafe to celebrate 420 with a Stoner Christmas themed party on Saturday. There was plenty of Brash beer, vendors and live music in the backyard at The Last Concert Cafe. (Photos by Eric Sauseda)

  • The Smiling Faces At Menu of Menus 2019
    April 10 at 6:56 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Tastes and sips from more than 40 different Houston vendors lined the halls of Silver Street Studios as the Houston Press rang in another year at Menu of Menus Tuesday night. A portion of proceeds from the event will benefit Kids' Meals, a free…

  • A Peek Inside Judging The 2019 Gold Buckle Foodie Awards
    March 1 at 6:20 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Social media airwaves weighed heaviest yesterday as local celebrity judges did their best spreading the word to thousands of foodies worldwide while judging the 2019 Gold Buckle Foodie Awards.  But then again, weiners-on-sticks never really stood a…

  • Houston's Ramen Tatsu-Ya Celebrates Two Years of Noods
    February 21 at 6:46 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Nestled in the heart of Montrose, Ramen Tatsu-Ya celebrated two years of serving savory bowls of ramen to Houstonians and those passing through on Wednesday. Guests wearing signature Tatsu-Ya T-shirts received discounted meals while everyone of age…

  • Roundup & Best Bites Competition Opens Rodeo Houston Festivities
    February 18 at 6:16 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Veteran rodeo city-slickers and greenhorns alike moseyed about the Reliant Center last night feasting on braised meats, popsicle treats and much, much more.  Whistles were wet as bottles kept poppin' and all that could be seen far and wide were…

  • Valobra Master Jewelers Grand Opening Brings Thomas Keller, Daniel Boulud and Jerome Bocuse To Houston
    February 13 at 6:54 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Valobra Master Jewelers have been designing jewelry for royals and celebrities alike since 1905.  Last night, the grand opening of their River Oaks location housed several historical pieces— the Farnese Blue Diamond, another diamond that belonged…

  • Super Beef Sunday 2019 at Saint Arnold Brewing Company
    February 4 at 4 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    The 6th Annual Super Beef Sunday was held at Saint Arnold Brewing Company. Louie Mueller Barbecue, Eddie O's BBQ, and Eaker Barbecue teamed up to serve guests the finest smoked beef to fill their bellies before the  big game. Of course, tasty…

  • Top Houston Chefs Compete for the Title of “Truffle Master”
    January 29 at 8:53 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    The Truffle Masters competition, hosted by Houston-based luxury food importer and distributor, DR Delicacy, was held at The Revaire event space Monday night. With a panel of famous foodie judges and 25 of Houston’s top chefs, guests were given a…

  • Abominable Snow Monster Takes the Cake at Gingerbread Build-Off in Houston
    December 9 at 6:19 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    The rains abated for the 10th Annual Gingerbread Build-Off, presented by AIA Houston, and the coveted Grande Prix de Show was awarded to PDG Architects for a wintry wonderland scene with Rudolph, Yukon Cornelius, Sam the Snowman, Hermey the Misfit…

  • Beaujolais Nouveau Parties Sweep Houston
    November 16 at 5:37 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Thirteen Celsius, Camerata, Bistro Provence, La Vie En Rose Beaujolais Fest (hosted by the French American Chamber of Commerce) — everyone represented in their own special way as people across Houston welcomed baby Beaujolais 2018 into the world…

  • Etta's Kitchen & The Waxaholics Celebrate 3 Years of Sunday Brunch
    November 12 at 8:24 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Food, music and fun for three whole years. Etta's Kitchen and The Waxaholics teamed up to bring this weekly experience to Bar 5015. The famous pop up brunch menu includes: Crab Quiche, Shrimp & Grits, The Brunch Plate, Vegan Tostadas, Oxtail &…

  • Check Out What Happened At Tacolandia
    October 28 at 7:41 a.m. by Kate McLean

    Houstonians know exactly what to do with beautiful weather, tacos, and tequila.  All boxes were checked yesterday at the fourth annual Houston Press Tacolandia at The Water Works at Buffalo Bayou Park in a culinary celebration from several…

  • Houston Italian Festival is Looking <i>Buono </i> in its 40th Year
    October 15 at 8:29 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    Pasta eating contests, a parade of classic cars and Aaron Caruso in da house. Whether Sicilian by heritage or honorary Italian for the day, Houstonians came out in droves to celebrate the 40th annual Festa Italiana. There were performances by The…

  • Greek Festival Soars With 'Stros Fans, Souvlaki and Spanakopita
    October 7 at 7:39 a.m. by Mark Herman Reyes

    The weather was great this weekend in Houston for the 52nd Annual Original Greek Festival. There was plenty of food (pastichio, souvlaki, gyros, Greek salad and more), dancing, tours of the newly renovated cathedral, the big game on TV and free…

  • Southern Smoke Rolls Through the Rain
    October 1 at 9:39 a.m. by Doogie Roux

    Many of the country's best chefs and masters of smoked meats gathered in Houston for the Southern Smoke Festival. This year's festival again benefited the Multiple Sclerosis cause. Last year the event decided to direct Southern Smoke profits to…

  • The Morning After Brunch Festival 2018
    September 30 at 10:23 a.m. by Marco Torres

    The Houston Press hosted The Morning After brunch festival at the Bayou City Event Center pavilion on Saturday - September 29, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Foodies from all across Houston endured the threat of thunderstorms to indulge in delicious…


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