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My IceBox Chef Prepared Meals

As you can imagine, I stay busy between my job, this blog and then what little bit of social life I have.  For that reason, prepared meal companies are my jam!  I recently was provided an opportunity to try local company, My IceBox and I am excited to share with you all my experience. Keep reading for all the tea on my Ice Box's chef prepared meals! The Process The ICEBOX! For my busy readers, gather 'round!  This is definitely for you!  Here is how it works.  On Monday, you place your order online and the menu changes [...]

By |November 12th, 2017|Categories: Houston Eats|0 Comments

Desserts and Cocktails at the Tasting Room

I thought I'd stop by for a quick post about some great additions to the Tasting Room menu! Just last week, I stopped by the City Centre location to feast on their best desserts and cocktails.  Best of all, they were fall inspired.  Yes, it was completely a sugar rush, but it was WORTH it!  Check out my post, Desserts and Cocktails at the Tasting Room for all of the details! Cocktails Infused Plums You may think of the Tasting Room for their vast wine selection.   While this is true, they also are killing the game when it [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Happy Hour, Houston Eats|0 Comments

National Pasta Month at Brio Tuscan Grille!

When I first moved back to Houston about five years ago, Brio Tuscan Grille in City Centre was one of my go to spots. I cannot really say why it fell out of rotation, but after my most recent visit it is DEF back on the list.   October just so happens to be National Pasta Month.  To celebrate, Brio Tuscan Grille created a two course pre fixe menu featuring some great pasta dishes.  Yesterday, myself and a friend of mine had the pleasure of sampling the whole menu! So, I am here to give you all of the National Pasta [...]

By |October 11th, 2017|Categories: Dinner, Houston Eats|Comments Off on National Pasta Month at Brio Tuscan Grille!

Brunch and Football!

The calendar says it is fall, yet Houston temperatures say otherwise! Despite our fall weather challenges there are a few other signs that fall is upon us, including football!  Eventually the weather will cooperate and when it does, two of the greatest Sunday events converge to create the ultimate Sunday Funday!  Brunch and Football! So here is how I made this list.   There are plenty of brunch spots around town, but many of them do not have ample televisions to really enjoy all of the Sunday NFL games.   On the other end, many sports bars lack dedicated brunch [...]

By |October 1st, 2017|Categories: Brunches, Houston Brunches, Houston Eats, Inside the Loop, Outside the Loop, Top Lists|1 Comment

Oyster Mondays at Riel

Does anyone else have a hard time finding good happy hour spots in Houston like me?  It is one area that I am often asked about that I cannot provide a long list of options for unfortunately.   So when restaurants hit me up to alert me to their happy hour and meal deals, I get super excited and even more excited to share with you all! In this happy hour edition, I am sharing all of the fun details from my Oyster Mondays at Riel experience! The Setup I have a thing for neighborhood restaurants.  They always feel more quaint [...]

By |September 17th, 2017|Categories: Happy Hour, Houston Eats|Comments Off on Oyster Mondays at Riel

Sweet Treats Benefiting Hurricane Relief

I went on a sweet mission this weekend!  According to social media, several of my favorite dessert spots were offering special treats with proceeds benefiting various local charities and I was determined to find them all! I already made monetary donations to local charities that I like, but if I can sneak in a few more coins and get a sweet treat too? Why not! Check out all of these Sweet Treats Benefiting Hurricane Relief! Dessert Gallery To know me is to know I love me some Dessert Gallery! They typically create themed cookies for sporting events etc, so I was [...]

By |September 6th, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Events, Houston Eats|Comments Off on Sweet Treats Benefiting Hurricane Relief

Volunteering at the Houston Food Bank

In true Houston fashion, Houstonians are around town trying to help and volunteer wherever they can.   Many places have had AMAZING turnout and are having to turn volunteers away!  I have had so many friends reach out and tell me they are having a hard time finding places to volunteer because places are full!  This is so representative of the city I know and love!   Yesterday, I spent the evening volunteering at the Houston Food Bank to help with the increase need after the hurricane.  I thought I would share you with you about my fun experience Volunteering [...]

By |August 31st, 2017|Categories: Events, Houston Eats|Comments Off on Volunteering at the Houston Food Bank

Kula Revolving Sushi Bar

Part of my prep for Hurricane Harvey included squeezing in one last food tasting!  If you know you are going to be in the house for up to four days with blah food, you jump at the chance to try something new!  On this occasion, I had the pleasure of stopping by Kula Revolving Sushi Bar.  The international restaurant chain just opened a new location right here in Houston on Westheimer and Wilcrest!  The major draw for Kula Revolving Sushi Bar? There is literally a revolving bar with all your sushi favorites!  Keep reading for more info on this cool [...]

By |August 27th, 2017|Categories: Dinner, Houston Eats|Comments Off on Kula Revolving Sushi Bar

Bernie’s Burger Bus Heights

Can you guys believe this last month was my first visit to Bernie's Burger Bus?!  I always hear Bernie's mentioned as one of the best local burger spots in town I just had not made my way to one of their locations yet. Luckily, their team invited me out for a tasting at their brand new location in the Heights!  The cool thing about Bernie's? It literally started out as a food truck run out of an old bus, hence the name.  Some of their original spots to park the bus were in the Heights.  Bernie's is now full circle [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Dinner, Houston Eats|Comments Off on Bernie’s Burger Bus Heights

Week 1: Houston Restaurant Weeks!

August is the month where food bloggers like myself run around like crazy people trying to eat at ALL the good restaurants during Houston Restaurant Weeks for the low.  Add in that a portion of my meal purchase goes to charity?  Yeah I'm in there like swimwear.   For those who do not know, each August Houston's premiere restaurants participate in Houston Restaurants Weeks.  They offer two to three course meals during brunch, lunch, or dinner for $20-45 bucks!  It is the BEST time to try that restaurant that may set you back a few coins. So I being the [...]

By |August 11th, 2017|Categories: Dinner, Events, Houston Eats, Lunch|Comments Off on Week 1: Houston Restaurant Weeks!