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Finding Home a World Away: Central America

By Timothy Malcolm, Catherine Matusow, Gwendolyn Knapp, Schaefer Edwards, and Erica Hernandez  3/2/2020 at 12:00am  Published in the March 2020 issue of Houstonia Devani GonzalezMexico In 2019 Gonzalez traveled to Washington, D.C., as Democratic congresswoman Sylvia Garcia’s guest, to hear President Donald Trump give the State of the Union address. Garcia invited Gonzalez for a reason: to highlight the plight ...


6 Lent-Friendly Dishes to Eat in Houston Right Now

by Gabi De la Rosa  Feb 28, 2020, 11:00am CST The revelry of Fat Tuesday is over, and we have officially entered into the Lenten season. Lent, observed from Ash Wednesday until Easter Sunday, is marked by 40 days of penance and sacrifice, which frequently comes in the form of abstaining from ...


The Best Restaurants in Houston

By: Megha Tejpal Savor Space City Houston is the most-diverse city in the country and nothing reflects that more than its flourishing culinary scene, with visionary chefs and a rapidly growing list of restaurants. Tex-Mex and BBQ have always been great in H-Town, but at any given corner, expect fantastic ...


Food Allergies Hit Houston’s Most Fabulous Partygoers in an Eye-Opening Affair

BY SHELBY HODGE // 02.05.20 PHOTOGRAPHY CHINH PHAN When we were growing up, our middle sister had a terrible allergy to chocolate, every child’s (and mother’s) nightmare particularly when the other two sisters are chomping M&Ms almost daily. A few years ago, I developed an allergy to sesame (goodbye, my beloved hummus). I ...


Houston's Mocktail Revolution

LORRETTA RUGGIERO | FEBRUARY 5, 2020 | 4:00AM Sweet Mercy offers a spicy juice blend without the booze. Photo by Kimberly Park Dry January is over. For some folks that means they are heading back to their debauched ways but for others, it may be a lifestyle change they want to continue. Whether it's ...


20 Restaurants to Try in 2020

BY DAI HUYNH, STAFF WRITER | FEBRUARY 1, 2020 Houston has morphed into a dining mecca, drawing tourists with more than 10,000 diverse eateries and restaurants. Yes, we said it: tourists. In the past year or so, we’ve received calls from out-of-state friends and family members asking about all the great dining ...


The 10 Most Romantic Tables in Town

By Gwendolyn Knapp  Updated 1/29/2020 at 4:37pm  Published in the February 2020 issue of Houstonia Houston’s 10 loveliest tables await your next date night—whether it’s this Valentine’s Day or any day of the year. Oh, and the food is exceptional, too. MADIf you can’t swing a trip to Madrid, the next most romantic option is to secure two ...


The Best Brunches in 22 Houston Neighborhoods

By BROOKE VIGGIANO Updated On 01/21/2020 at 05:28PM EST No matter the weekend. No matter the weather. Brunch will be there with its promise of perfectly cooked eggs, piping hot coffee, and effervescent mimosas. And while there are plenty of brunch options dotting the city’s every nook and cranny, sometimes you simply ...


These are the top 12 best brunch spots in Houston

The holidays are behind us, so it’s time to relax and celebrate the weekends again with brunch. From sweet to savory and everything in between, we nailed down a list of Houston’s hottest brunch spots. 1.) Brasserie Du Parc - 1440 Lamar St. Must-try brunch item: Oeufs Bénédicte- eggs benedict with smoked salmon or ...