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The 10 Best Restaurants for Ladies Who Lunch

By Alice Levitt 12/29/2016 Bring your friends to these fancy luncheon locales. GATHERING YOUR FRIENDS FOR THE MIDDAY MEAL? Here are our picks for a lovely luncheon, sans overindulgence—unless of course you just must order that dessert. Adair Kitchen There are tables outside, but the wooden pews inside create the …


Next-Level Nachos: Best Revamped Versions

By Natalie B. Compton The classic cheese-and-tortilla-chip combo has been transformed at these Food Network-approved restaurants across the country, where enterprising chefs are heaping on the hot chicken, piling on the poke and serving other surprising spins on this snack staple.Chips All InThe simple combination of melty cheese blanketing a …


RECIPE: BRENNAN’S OF HOUSTON’S BRANDY MILK PUNCH

by José R. Ralat   •   January 25, 2017 Keep Jack Frost at bay with this chest-warming brandy-spiked punch. Winter continues to linger. Even Houston has experienced the occasional cold snap. Thankfully, Brennan’s of Houston, the elegant dining space renowned for its fine-dining take — white tablecloths included — …


50 ways butternut squash is smashing pumpkin this winter

  Keith Flanagan, Special for USA TODAYPublished 6:55 a.m. ET Jan. 10, 2017 | Updated 6:59 a.m. ET Jan. 10, 2017 You’ve hopefully had your fill of pumpkin-spiced everything, that squashy, autumnal ingredient that’s so last season — because now, it’s time for butternut squash. Grown in summer, harvested during fall and …


Houston restaurant bartenders toast the holidays with seasonal cocktails

Seasonal spices and tradition poured lovingly into holiday cocktail creations By Greg Morago December 19, 2016 It's always better to go dashing through the snow in a one-horse open sleigh with a fabulous cocktail in hand. OK, so there's rarely snow in Houston. And few urbanites probably have ever seen …


Now’s the time to make plans for Super Bowl

By Helen Anders - Special to the American-Statesman Feb. 5 game in Houston will bring a variety of fun festivities to town HOUSTON — At this point, nobody knows who’ll be in Super Bowl LI, although those of us who live in Texas are certainly hoping to have a dog …


Houston’s Must-Eat Restaurants: Six Special Menus to Try Before It’s Too Late

BY JAILYN MARCEL 12.15.16 What better way to experience the seasons’ transition than through food? With more than a week left until the equinox’s official finale, we’re sharing some of our favorite seasonally-themed bites at Houston restaurants. Here — six essential restaurant menus for those looking to savor the flavors of …


Houston Food and Drink Secrets You Really Need to Know

By BROOKE VIGGIANO   Like any good American city, Houston is full of secrets. We have secret bars, secret things you never knew about, and even more secret things you never knew about. As such, we of course have some food-related secrets, y’all! Some can be considered skeletons in the closet; …