FRENCH COLONIAL FLAIR AND EAST-MEETS-WEST FARE ARRIVE AT HISTORIC MAIN STREET SITE Increasingly chic environments and creative bar programs are giving a variety of top Houston eateries a new voice on the nightlife scene. Unfortunately, the evening’s adventure often follows restaurant hours. This month, much-anticipated Tarakaan looks to tempt the taste buds, as well as a taste for fun, with… Read more →


Thai Red Curry with Shrimp

These last six months, I’ve gone out to eat maybe once a month. It’s kind of ridiculous. I just adopted homecooking mantra and went to town. So in the next few days, I’m going barrage y’all with some recipes. This Thai curry has become a staple in weekly food rotation. It’s pretty healthy, fairly cheap (when shrimp is on sale),… Read more →


The Honeymoon

In my opinion, The Honeymoon should be renamed The Holy Grail, because that’s what it is to me. I’ve been there four times in the last few months and enjoyed every visit. I’ve been there for morning coffee, afternoon drinks, evening dinner and late night drinks. And this place is good for all of those things. If I could marry… Read more →


Kolache Shoppe Celebrates 45 Years With Fresh Look, Menu

New Owners Bring Local, Seasonal Ingredients to Neighborhood Favorite The Kolache Shoppe is celebrating its 45th anniversary with new ownership and a fresh look, while maintaining the recipes customers have loved over the years. With an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients and a selection of sweet and savory kolaches, the Kolache Shoppe pays homage to the traditions of the past,… Read more →



Houston Entrepreneurs Tap Into Niche Market With Midtown GastroPub HOUSTON – Say hello to Gray’s Public House, Midtown’s newest gastropub specializing in canned craft beer, flavorful cocktails and delicious bar fare using local ingredients. The Jalapeno Bacon Roasted Peanuts and Buffalo Siracha, Mango Habanero and Honey Glazed Chipotle Wings as well as growing drink list, are welcome additions to the innovative hotspot that has Houstonians… Read more →


Ruggles Black

I’ve started doing this thing where I go out on a weeknight and act like a grown up. How different…The idea came from a friend I met in college who has since finish and joined the workforce. With our mutual lack of friends who enjoy a quality, fairly upscale meal, we found each other and started trying new places every… Read more →


M&M Grill

This is my second post this week talking about places to eat near me. I always assumed I’d have to drive if I was going to get good food. M&M Grill is good food. No, it’s great food. I don’t know why I went so many years without eating there. The first time I ate there, I’m pretty sure I… Read more →


Gyro King

Imagine my excitement when a food truck decided to permanently park itself at the gas station next to my apartment complex. I was just so ridiculously excited. The first time I passed by, I had just finished lunch and was in the car with a hungry friend who insisted we pull over.  It was Gyro King’s second day open. They… Read more →