Category Archives: Dining, Food

National Weather Service Houston-Galveston Radar

Sunshine and warm temperatures return to the Houston area. Temperatures in the mid 80’s to near 90 degrees are forecast by the National Weather Service through this week.  Above, the Mecom Fountain near Houston’s Museum District and Hermann Park. For current … Continue reading

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Cinco De Mayo in Houston

It’s Cinco de Mayo today in Houston.  The holiday weekend celebration includes Mexican food and fun.  Above, a delicious bowl of roasted corn bisque soup and iced tea with free chips and salsa at Escalante’s Tex-Mex restaurant at Woodway and Voss in … Continue reading

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Mandarin Café Houston

Large proportions are served at the Mandarin Café in the Spring Branch area of northwest Houston.  The cozy Christian family-owned restaurant offers Korean and Chinese dishes, noodle soups and appetizers.  Weekday lunch specials with a can of soda and egg/spring roll are … Continue reading

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San Francisco

San Francisco is paradise for foodies.  The pan-fried seafood, Dungess Crab salad and dessert at Fog Harbor Restaurant at Pier 39. The hills of San Francisco are alive with so much to see and do.  At North Point, visitors  can hop aboard … Continue reading

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Authentic Chinese Food in Bellaire

Chicken and eggplant in light garlic sauce with brown rice and won ton soup from P. King R Chinese Food Fresh Ingredients in Bellaire, Texas Good Chinese fast-food restaurants are hard to find in Bellaire, West University and Meyerland in Houston. P. … Continue reading

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Magnolia in Waco

  If you’re visiting the Dallas- Fort Worth area, take a side trip on Interstate 35 East  to Waco, Texas.  Waco is a two-hour drive from Dallas. The most popular tourist destination in Waco is HGTV “Fixer-Upper” Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease Fundraiser

A group of Houston students called Parkinsons Team Hope and a new fast food chain in Texas challenged diners Friday night to make their food orders matter.  From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. tonight, some customers at El Pollo Loco … Continue reading

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Friday Foodie

With thunderstorms rolling through Houston this morning, “you deserve a donut” on the bag from Fresh & Best Donuts. Above fresh, warm, fluffy glazed donuts and a  sausage cheese kolache from the FB shop at 5214 Bellaire Boulevard near Bissonnet.  The … Continue reading

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Fewer Dining Out

As the holiday shopping season goes into full gear, some Tampa area restaurants are emptier than usual this time of year.  “Usually we’re busier after Thanksgiving through December, but this year there’s been a steep drop in business,” said Peter … Continue reading

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Chicago Eats & Orlando Gas

Nearly a week ago, Floridians were fueling up and evacuating as Hurricane Matthew aimed for Florida’s east coast.  Some evacuees experienced price-gouging for gas and lodging.  Today, thank heaven regular gas was $2.14  at the 7-11 gas station at 13487 … Continue reading

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