An ode to breakfast in Houston

I adore breakfast. You can get it sweet (french toast) You can get is savory (steak and eggs) You can get it salty (bacon with a side of bacon). Or you can get all of the above (chicken and waffles with maple syrup amiright?) And there’s never any pressure to get a salad. Amen. So…

Best coffee in Houston – Catalina and Blacksmith

I make a lot of promises to myself with the goal of self improvement – I’m going to run more. I’m going to wake up earlier. I’m going to make my bed every morning. Despite my best intentions, most of these goals are either not sustained for very long or fail immediately (what can I…

Pondicheri

Houston is pretty well known for it diverse selection of really cheap “ethnic” food. (I’ve never really known what people mean when they say ethnic food, but for now, let’s assume it means anything non-western). A lot of this ethnic food is in west Houston, about a 30 to 40 minute drive from where I…

Uchi

If there is one thing the food blogosphere does not need, it is another review of Uchi. In the 12 months it has been open in Houston, the restaurant has already received more Yelp reviews than almost any restaurant in the city. Many will stiffen at my reference to Yelp as a source for restaurant…

Vinoteca e Poscol

I’ve been looking forward to trying Vinoteca e Poscol for several weeks and finally made it over on Friday for dinner. Vinoteca e Poscol is one member of the trinity of beloved Italian restaurants in Houston by chef Marco Wiles (Da Marco and Dolce Vita are the other two). I’ve been to Dolce Vita several…