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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 ...


Real-Deal Crab Cakes

By: Robin Barr Sussman Elegant, sumptuous crab cakes -- the star dish for brunch, ladies who lunch or any special occasion meal. Ask three different people which restaurant makes that best you'll get three different answers. Which one takes the cake in Texas? Dig into these golden discs to find ...


29 Best Bets for Houston's Freshest Seafood

 By Robin Sussman / April 18, 2016  'Tis the season for sweet Florida stone crabs, spicy crawfish, soft-shell crabs, fresh Gulf shrimp and wild salmon. Whether you're looking for locally caught fish or something more exotic, here's where to get your seafood fix while the getting's good.     Raw ...


Houston Restaurants That Serve Gulf and Other Domestic Seafood — and Why You Should Care

By Phaedra Cook Monday, April 4, 2016 7 a.m.       It would seem logical that because of higher transportation costs, imported fish and shrimp would be more costly than local. As with many imported goods, though, that's often not the case. Regarding imported seafood, the reasons why is ...


Houston’s So Raw: The 10 Best Restaurants for Raw Seafood

By Phaedra Cook Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 7:22 a.m. As Houston diners have become more sophisticated, so have their tastes. Just 30 years ago, sushi was regarded as adventurous and the vast majority of available oysters were the big, nonspecific ones from the Gulf. Thanks to the educational efforts ...