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Celebrate Mardi Gras at Razzoo’s

Mardi Gras season is upon us with Fat Tuesday just a week away!  This time of year means different things for different folks, but as you can imagine food comes to mind for me!  Just last weekend I visited my local Razzoo's to try out their Fat Tuesday specials.  These specials start today, February 5, 2018, and run through Fat Tuesday!  Keep reading "Celebrate Mardi Gras at Razzoo's" for all of the details! Drinks The Hurrycane (correct spelling!) It should be no surprise that I am starting here. What's a trip to Razzoo's without a hurricane?? So here [...]

By |February 5th, 2018|Categories: Dinner, Happy Hour, Houston Eats|0 Comments

Low-key Houston Wine Bars

Cues that monotonous "low-key" song from the Insecure soundtrack that I seem to love.  For a host of reasons many of us are drawn to low-key spots.  Maybe it's a first date and you want less pressure.  Or maybe, it is a night out with girlfriends and low-key means no makeup or heels.  Another good reason, you want to chill in a dark corner by your lonesome!  Whatever reason draws you to a low-key wine bar, this list of Low-Key Houston Wine Bars is for you! Oporto Wine Cafe Their website describes Oporto as a "boutique" spot and I would call [...]

By |December 18th, 2017|Categories: Happy Hour, Top Lists|Comments Off on Low-key Houston Wine Bars

Sunday Funday at Moxie’s Grill and Bar

So I went to Moxie's this weekend because I am a follower.  Yes, I follow the crowd to new spots so I can report back all of the TEA to you all.  So Moxie's vibe reminds me of college!  Hear me out!  The year was 2008, I was a senior and college and really thought I was ALL the way grown.  *Cackles thinking about how wrong I was back then*  My "grown" self LOVED a spot called Houlihan's.  It seemed fancy compared to the Chili's in our small college town.  Part of the fancy came from the $20 entree price-point.  [...]

By |December 18th, 2017|Categories: Dinner, Happy Hour, Houston Eats|Comments Off on Sunday Funday at Moxie’s Grill and Bar

Ramen Tatsu Ya

We are all friends here so I can be honest with you.   For the longest time, if you mentioned "ramen" to me my mind instantly went back to that sodium filled childhood favorite.   It was the only thing my parents let me "cook" when they were not home!  Well with age, I learned that the real ramen, a Japanese favorite is NOTHING like that junk I ate as a kid!  This week, I had the pleasure of trying out the real deal at Ramen Tatsu-ya!  Catch all of the fun below. The Setup and Location Ramen Tatsu Ya, is located [...]

By |December 16th, 2017|Categories: Dinner, Happy Hour, Houston Eats, Lunch, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |2 Comments

High Tea at Radio Milano

Radio Milano boasts a modern Italian menu with a hip bar space downstairs.  They have taken their modern spin a little further with the introduction of a Modern High Tea.  So think of it this way.  You probably had a tea set as a kid and imagined yourself enjoying a fancy tea with friends once you grew up.   Radio Milano took that vision, modernized it and included some important aspects, like cocktails!!! Check out my High Tea at Radio Milano experience below! The Location and Setup The main dining room. Radio Milano is a two story restaurant nestled in [...]

By |November 20th, 2017|Categories: Happy Hour, Houston Eats, Lunch|Comments Off on High Tea at Radio Milano

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|Comments Off on Desserts and Cocktails at the Tasting Room

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

The Caddy Shack

I am back with another review of a Houston spot!   Before heading to New Orleans for Essence Fest, a group of my Houston Food Blogger Collective friends and I headed to the Caddy Shack on Washington to enjoy a media tasting of their menu items.  Here are the highlights! Setup and Location You have probably passed the Caddy Shack before and may not have noticed it.  The Caddy Shack is located right in the thick of things on Washington across from B&B Butchers.  It's a smaller non assuming building, with the name Caddy Shack emblazoned on the front of the [...]

By |July 9th, 2017|Categories: Dinner, Happy Hour, Houston Eats|Comments Off on The Caddy Shack

Chapman and Kirby

A few weeks back it seemed like 90% of my non-blogger snapchat friends were all at some new spot called Chapman and Kirby.  It was packed, the party looked funny and somehow my invite was lost in the mail!  I did some investigation and learned that Chapman and Kirby was a new bar in Houston's EADO (East Downtown).  I made a note to come to visit at my next opportunity and report back here for others who were late like me! The Setup/Location Chapman and Kirby is anchoring the revitalization of East Downtown a former industrial area.  If you have [...]

By |June 28th, 2017|Categories: Happy Hour, Houston Eats|Comments Off on Chapman and Kirby

FM Kitchen + Bar

Houston foodies collectively mourned the closure of Triniti late last year.  Those tears were quickly calmed once the masterminds behind Triniti announced that they would be opening a new concept, FM Kitchen + Bar near the Washington Corridor before Summer 2017!  This past week, I had the privilege of visiting FM Kitchen + Bar before the grand opening.  Check out my experience below! The Setup FM Kitchen is located at Shepherd and Washington right behind the original Max's Wine Dive.  Somehow they managed to nab a location with a parking lot.  That alone will keep folks coming in!  From the parking [...]

By |May 16th, 2017|Categories: Happy Hour, Houston Eats|Comments Off on FM Kitchen + Bar