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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 …


10 sweet and decadent desserts at Houston's top 100 restaurants

By Eric Sandler  Oct 31, 2019, 9:33 am Dessert can be an afterthought at some restaurants. They’re usually easily identified by the presence of both bread pudding and creme brulee on a menu. Earning a spot on CultureMap’s list of Houston’s top 100 restaurants requires that as much care is invested in …


2019 Alison Cook's Top 100

1. Kata RobataJapanese | Upper Kirby 2. XochiMexican/Tex-Mex | Downtown 3. BCN Taste & TraditionSpanish | Montrose 4. Theodore RexContemporary American | Warehouse District/Downtown 5. Tony'sItalian | Greenway Plaza 6. IndigoContemporary American | Northline 7. UB PreservContemporary American | Montrose 8. SquableContemporary American | Heights 9. HimalayaIndian and Pakistani | Sharpstown 10. Giacomo's Cibo e VinoItalian | River Oaks 11. Mala Sichuan BistroChinese | Chinatown 12. Georgia JamesSteakhouse | Montrose 13. Nancy's HustleContemporary American | East …


23 Best Restaurants in Houston

by CHARU SURI and DIANA OATES  October 10, 2019 It's an exciting time to eat in the city.   The restaurant scene in Houston has boomed in recent years, enhancing what was already a rich and varied offering. People may be given to starting with good old home-grown Tex-Mex (and the best in Houston are …


How to Make Better Stuffing

By: Layla Khoury-Hanold Next to the turkey the stuffing is one of most important components of Thanksgiving. But, to get technical, if you want to call it stuffing, it should be baked inside the cavity of the turkey. “For me, stuffing is something that you actually stuff inside something, such as …


Essence Eats: Treat Yourself to the Finest Dining Money Can Buy in Houston

BY DWIGHT BROWN · OCTOBER 18, 2019 Houston is one of America’s most diverse cities. Sure, there are other national locales that claim to be melting pots, but they don’t have anything on H-Town. No single racial or ethnic majority reigns supreme in Houston. From Ethiopian and Nigerian to Vietnamese, Mexican, Greek and …


Houston's 10 hottest new brunches to check out right now

By Marcy de Luna Updated 11:00 am CDT, Friday, October 18, 2019 Weekends are for lingering over a long midday meal, and why not try out a new menu while you're at it? A buzzy River Oaks District restaurant recently added brunch service., while a Midtown staple introduced several new dishes. Offerings at an Italian …


Four Texas wines you should be drinking now

Dale Robertson , Correspondent Oct. 22, 2019 With October being Texas Wine Month, Dr. Russell Kane offered to provide both an update on the ever-more-vibrant Texas wine scene, which he follows closely, and give his 2 cents’ worth on four Texas wines that he has consumed with great gusto of late. A …


Meet the Man Who’s Been Serving Up Fine Dining at Brennan’s for 45 Years

By Alice Levitt  10/23/2019 at 6:00am  WANT A CHATEAUBRIAND CARVED TABLESIDE? Head to Brennan’s of Houston. But when you make your reservation, be sure to ask for Marcelino Cantu. Marcelino Cantu at Brennan’s early in his career. The long center portion of the filet mignon is a luxury that’s fallen out of favor, but …


Louisiana Native Chef James Reedy Dishes On Repurposing Crawfish Boil Leftovers

By: Abigail Abesamis, Mar 26, 2019 It’s crawfish season, and in New Orleans that means the return of spring and crawfish boils, the latter of which bring friends and family together around newspaper-topped tables covered with a heap of spiced seafood, sausage and vegetables – all eaten with your hands. It’s …