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4 Places You Can Go in January for Only $500

  By: Stefanie Waldek | January 1, 2020 Start 2020 the right way—with a vacation. Though you’ve probably traveled over the holidays, we know that many December trips are taken for familial obligations. So now that January has arrived, take a little vacation time for yourself for a real refresh before you ...


Putting a Luxe Spin on Texas Creole Classics

by Gabi De la Rosa on November 29, 2019 in Food, Houston, For more than five decades, Brennan’s of Houston has been serving up stately Texas Creole fare to Houstonians, and, if you have been in the Bayou City for any amount of time, chances are you have celebrated a special occasion at the famed restaurant. Located in ...


The Food, Drinks and People of The Perfect 10 Gala

POSTED: NOVEMBER 27, 2019 AT 12:20 PM   /   BY PHAEDRA COOK All photos by Quy Tran Photography unless otherwise noted. Attendees can view the entire photoset and order prints online. On Thursday, November 21, Houston Food Finder hosted its first big event: The Perfect 10 Gala. The festive occasion featured 10 chefs, 5 sommeliers and 5 bartenders and took ...


10 best Houston restaurants to take out-of-town guests, from award-winners to classics

By Eric Sandler Nov 25, 2019, 11:15 am The holiday season has arrived, which means lots of entertaining out-of-town visitors. Cooking for a crowd gets old fast — why not take them to a restaurant instead? CultureMap’s inaugural Top 100 list of Houston’s best restaurants represents a good starting point for deciding where to ...


The Best Houston Restaurants and Bars Offering Thanksgiving Dinner

 By BROOKE VIGGIANOPublished On 11/21/2019 Sure you can settle for dry turkey, grocery store pumpkin pie, and problematic conversations with your uncle who’s already two bottles deep at 3pm this Thanksgiving. That’s totally a viable option. However, you can ALSO choose to dine at one of these Houston restaurants and bars ...


Jiggly Japanese Pancakes Debut in Houston

by Amy McCarthy  Nov 20, 2019, 10:37am CST   Now that fall is officially here, the weather in Houston hasn’t necessarily agreed with the season. It got cold for a little while, but now the temperatures are back to warm and humid. Despite the city’s temperamental temperature, it’s only normal to crave ...


Memorable. Authentic. Texas. Southern. Creole: The legacy of Brennan's of Houston

Alex Brennan-Martin, son of famed restaurateur Ella Brennan, and his longtime staff have wowed generations of customers with staples like turtle soup, snapper Pontchartrain and bananas foster, but that doesn't mean the restaurant has been without its challenges.A fire in 2008 gutted the building, but a "labor of love" caused ...


How to Serve a Houstonian Holiday Feast

By Timothy Malcolm  10/28/2019 at 12:00am  Published in the November 2019 issue of Houstonia Tamales: Alamo Tamales & TacoThey’re the Tex-Mex tradition made for big holiday feasts: steaming-hot tamales, homemade or purchased by the dozen. Don’t have time for a tamale-making party? Pick up a bag of these notoriously labor-intensive delicacies at Houston institution Alamo, where the ...


Houston Eateries Offering Free Meals and Specials This Veterans Day 2019

BROOKE VIGGIANO | NOVEMBER 7, 2019 | 5:00AM These Houston eateries are honoring the U.S. military this Veterans Day, offering freebies and specials to veterans and active-duty members on Monday, November 11 (and some all weekend long). Bombshells Restaurant & Bar, multiple locationsAll nine Bombshells Restaurant & Bar locations in Texas will provide meals ...