Category Archives: Dining

Heights Mercantile welcomes Postino Wine Cafe to the neighborhood!

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Interior shot of newest dining spot, Postino, in Heights Mercantile, has a unique, eye-catching feature wall all made from skateboards, very cool backdrop to this casual bar & eatery This all day wine cafe  from Phoenix Arizona is finally here! They opened their doors last Wednesday on April  11, 2018  at Heights Mercantile. “Postino” is […]

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First Annual Tacos Over Texas is this Weekend Honoring Legendary Ninfa Laurenzo

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Exciting news! “Tacos Over Texas”, The Ninfa Laurenzo Scholarship Fund’s first fundraising event in collaboration with El Tiempo Cantina will be happening this upcoming Sunday at Ninfa’s on Navigation For many of us that are long-time Houstonians, there was one name that was synonymous with great Mexican food since her introduction of the famous “Tacos […]

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Fig & Olive….the Spirit of the French Riviera Comes to the Galleria

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Fig & Olive Restaurant brings the spirit of the French Riviera to the Galleria; now open in the curved Phillip Johnson-designed facade which was once Saks Fifth Avenue. Hello all! This is Vicheka here! In case you haven’t heard, Fig & Olive, has officially branched into Houston. For those who might not be familiar, Fig & […]

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Rice Village Steps Up On Their Burger Game, Shake Shack Finally Arrives!


Rice Village is always renovating and changing, with one of their latest additions being Shake Shack! Houston is finally getting their third location. They opened their doors to the general public on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 6205 Kirby Drive. Originally from New York( first location in Madison Square Park 2004) , Shake Shack is […]

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Happy Day…….Celebrate National Margarita Day

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(Photo Courtesy of CamilleStyles) Happy Thursday everyone! This is Vicheka here and Thirsty Thursday is here and so is National Margarita Day! We’ve compiled a list of places where you can celebrate this day of festivity. Please feel free to click the links in red for more information about each restauraunt.   State Fare (they have […]

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Scrumptious Souffles from Rise No2

(Photo Courtesy of Vicheka Im) Happy Thursday! We had the pleasure of enjoying lunch at Rise earlier this week.For those who don’t know, Rise originally started in Dallas! Hedda Gioia Dowd, the creative founder behind these soufflé restaurants  grew up with her French mother and grandmother making souffles for decades. Her mother is French and her […]

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Mardi Gras Season: Where to Get The Infamous King Cake in Houston


It’s that time of year again ya’ll! Mardi Gras Season.and when I say Mardi Gras..I really mean time for some King Cake! We all know its delicious and colorful but where did it even originate from? History of King Cake When starting off the new year, there’s more to it than just resolutions being made. […]

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Valentine’s Day Dining……All You Need Is Love and Fine Food


Valentine’s Day is less than two weeks away! For those who are overwhelmed and have no idea what to plan or where to start- here’s a great place to start. Below we have listed restaurants that are offering special Valentine’s Day menu for you and your loved ones to enjoy. There are many more in […]

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The Truffle Masters 2018…..A Night of Delish Tasting and Delightful Competition

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         The Fourth Annual Truffle Masters competition featuring 22 Chefs from many of Houston’s finest restaurants, was held Monday night at the Astoria. Actively participating in the festivities were several iconic Houston food experts…David Cordua, Cleverly Stone and Robert DelGrande This past Monday night, I had the delish opportunity to attend the 4th Annual Truffle Masters 2018 […]

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