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Houston Restaurant Weeks is a FEAST!

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Get ready to dig in! Houston Restaurant Weeks is almost here. For nearly four weeks, you can enjoy special menus at discounted prices from restaurants all across the city. Here’s our two cents on the brunch, lunch and dinner menus from a handful of participating restaurants. Take a look, as we tempt you with dozens of great dishes…

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Dreams Do Come True at Drew’s Pastry Place!

Fresh, made-to-order pastries are the name of the game at Drew’s Pastry Place. And so authentic! Owner and Pastry Chef Drew Rogers forked over his recipe for Tiramisu — featured on a recent episode of TLC’s Bakery Boss. High marks for this marvelous dessert…

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The Proof is on the Plate at 60 Degrees Mastercrafted

There’s a recently opened restaurant in River Oaks that’s a must-do, especially if you want to try some of the top-rated steaks in the entire city. Houstonians may be familiar with its chef, Fritz Gitscher, one of a handful of Master Chefs in the entire state. But, there’s PLENTY still to discover about his new spot, 60 Degrees Mastercrafted…

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Rosés are On the Rise!

Rosé to the rescue! If you’re looking for relief just as temperatures are heating up, take on the remaining summer months with a wine that’s just as great to pair with as it is all by itself….rosé. July is a great time to include one of our picks with your next picnic or BBQ.

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H-E-B Adds Hundreds of Organics to Its Shelves!

You asked for it, and H-E-B delivered! The H-E-B Organics line has been going strong since its launch this past March — 350 products strong! And there’s more to come. Now between June 18 – July 1, all H-E-B Organics are 20% off…

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We’re Fired Up Over Fielding’s!

If this place doesn’t get you excited about food…I’m not sure what will! Goodtaste paid an overdue visit to the fabulous Fielding’s Wood Grill in The Woodlands. From awe-inspiring burgers to exotic milkshakes, gorgeous salads and quite the collection of craft beers on tap — Fielding’s is a goldmine for good eats!

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Crash the Cabs for Dad SALE at HEB

Grab a cab for Dad this month at H-E-B — all Cabernet Sauvignons in the store are 10% off during select dates in June in honor of Father’s Day! Forget the tie; get him something he really wants…

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Osteria Mazzantini’s Budino

Pastry Chef Kelsey Hawkins’ Salted Caramel Budino is served at Osteria Mazzantini – the newest Houston Italian restaurant from John Sheely, executive chef/owner of award-winning Mockingbird Bistro Wine Bar. Plated with a double chocolate biscotto and irresistible salted caramel sauce…indulge yourself!

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Lip-smacking Ribeye & Awesome Steak Sauce from Two Texas Legends

Goodtaste got hitched with two of the Lone Star State’s most accomplished chefs! Here, Chef Robert Del Grande cooks up one heck of a hearty rib eye, joined by his backyard steak sauce he makes from scratch — a recipe longtime collaborator Dean Fearing features in his popular new cookbook, the Texas Food Bible.

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Outrageous Burgers & Brisket

Burgers, Beer & BBQ! Featuring menu items from 60 Degrees Mastercrafted, Beck’s Prime and Odell Loose Leaf American Session Ale.

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Feel Right at Home at Carmelo’s

Carmelo’s is one of the finest Italian restaurants in Texas, and features one of the most passionate owners around…Carmelo Mauro. Not only is Carmelo an incredible chef, he’s also an extremely active humanitarian who’s recently been inducted into the Chef’s Hall of Fame at…

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Savor These Spring Days with Sauvignon Blanc

We’re checking in with my pal Mary Busby, wine expert extraordinaire, from Montrose Market — one of the top-selling wine H-E-Bs in all of Houston. Our convo was light, as was the wine. A carefree day of sampling Sauvignon Blancs…perfect for our Texan appetites and Moms on Mother’s Day…

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Fluff Bake Bar’s Devilish Black Velvet Cup|Cake

There are no words for the tastiness of this Black Velvet Cake from Houston’s Sugar Fairy, Pastry Chef Rebecca Masson. We’re in love! Mom will be thrilled for this fab twist on traditional Red Velvet…

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Cinco de Mayo Specials Sing at El-Toro!

Introducing an impressive selection of traditional Tex Mex favorites, and some very creative fusion items under one roof. El-Toro is top dog in Baytown, Texas. This place has it all! With Cinco de Mayo on its way, you’ll want to take advantage of one special in particular…

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