more about: Houston

Five Reasons We Love Beyonce

SURPRISE! The Queen B shocked the world this morning when she unexpectedly dropped her fifth studio album with 14 new tracks and 17 videos on her record BEYONCÉ. The new release features Frank Ocean, Drake, and Mr. Beyonce Knowles Carter, also known as Jay-Z. Please don’t report us to the obvious police, but we’re crazy-in-love with our Houston girl. In honor of her […]

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Don’t Pass On These Provisions

“You need to get there, fast,” a food editor friend told me, and she was right. The most refined and disarmingly delicious  meal I’ve had in recent memory was at The Pass and Provisions, the new restaurant in Houston from chefs and co-owners Seth Siegel-Gardner and Terrence Gallivan (they two met in NYC in 2005, while running Gordon Ramsay’s Maze).

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Chef Danny Trace Shares His Go-To Summer Party Dish

On September 27, Brennan’s of Houston, with Chef Danny Trace at the helm, will be hosting a Celebrity Chef’s Tour Dinner to benefit the James Beard Foundation. The menu and roster of chefs are still in the planning stages, but you can be sure it will be an extraordinary evening. Here’s what you need to know about the New Orleans native

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Secrets from the South’s Most Surprising Bakery

If I lived in Houston, an intervention would be required. That’s because I’d most certainly be addicted to the chocolate oatmeal chili cookies sold at “Bake Lab,” the innovative, irresistible bakery tucked into Pondicheri, Anita Jaisinghani’s sleek, urban Indian restaurant that recently earned a James Beard nomination for “Best New Restaurant.”

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Top 10: Southern Cocktails to Try Now

Forget the vodka-water and Natty Light, Southerners know how to appreciate a proper drink. Lucky for us, the South holds claim to some of the brightest minds in the industry. Dean of New Orleans mixology, and part founder of The Museum of the American Cocktail, Chris McMillian gave us a tip-of-the-‘berg run-down of 10 of the bartenders who are shaping […]

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Top 10: Shopping With The Women of Taigan.com

In the past two years Taigan.com, has become a preeminent source for the most discerning online shoppers. Behind that success are Southern gals, CEO Elizabeth Nichols and founder Mary Catherine McClellan. The duo spends a lot of time travelling the country searching for the best of boutiques and craftsmen.

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Jamaica in Houston? Yea mon.

Mark your calendars for April 19-20 and 25-26: The global music community is descending onto Houston for iFest. From Celtic to Tejano to African drum circles, the city will be jamming out both weekends. Since 1971, the iFest has been THE international event of the year in hTown, and for good reason. When you look at all the offerings, it […]

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Explore Atlanta and Houston at 50% Off

  Have you heard of CityPass? If not, then listen up: There’s no better value offer for exploring Atlanta and Houston (plus other major metropolises outside the South) than CityPass. The booklet of tickets is basically a pocket-sized, front-of-the-line golden ticket to each city’s spotlighted attractions. All-in-one for less of a price. If you were in Houston, you would pay […]

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