Category Archives: Dining

The Best Rosé to Enjoy All Summer Long


One of my very favorite things about summer is spending time in or around a body of water while sipping on “summer water” (i.e. rosé). There’s truly nothing more relaxing in my mind. And it’s not that I don’t like rosé at other times of the year, but I prefer it when the temperatures rise […]

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The Food Gods Have Answered…Peli Peli Now Open In Katy


If you are a foodie and you live in Katy, TX (probably the same in other suburbs too) the upscale dining choices can be a bit challenging.  Heather here, and I was fortunate enough to be invited to the soft opening at Peli Peli in La Centerra shopping center (the official opening was yesterday, July 24th). […]

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Houston Restaurant Week’s newest additions just got even better!

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Photo Courtesy of Houston Restaurant Weeks Hello all! Vicheka here! August is quickly approaching which means… that’s right.. Houston Restaurant Week! This year, the list is bigger and better than ever! Many new restaurants have joined this wonderful cause that may sway you away from your default “HRW” restaurants from the past years. For those […]

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Sips and Nibbles at Blonde Biscotti Coffee Shop

Photo Courtesy of Vicheka Im  Move over macarons and cupcakes, biscotti are now taking center stage! Good morning all! It’s Vicheka here. Blonde Biscotti, one of the newest coffee shops to hit the Montrose neighborhood ( where West Gray and Montrose meet) specializes in a variety of coffee and biscotti. This shop is founded by a mother-daughter team […]

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Roka Akor Restaurant, Named One Of U.S. Best Sushi Restaurant Arrives in Houston


Roka Akor officially opened their doors Monday on the ground floor of  2929 Weslayan’s 40 story luxury high-rise. What a great addition to the Houston Dining Food scene! Hello all, this is  Vicheka here! I had the pleasure of attending dinner this past Friday night, and I have to say it exceeded my expectations. The food, presentation, and […]

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Taco Roundup…from the Heights to the Inner Loop


Let’s celebrate Taco Tuesday Texas-Style, that means with a Big bang! From home-made to food trucks to fast food, this Mexican dish that consists of a corn or flour tortilla wrapped with a filling has been a hit since forever! Vicheka here and for this Tuesday, I wanted to share a few taco shops around […]

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How to Beat the Heat With Some of the Best Margaritas in H-Town

  As we head into the heat and humidity of summer, Houstonian’s are known to enjoy cooling off with a frozen or on the rocks “Rita” at their favorite watering holes. To help you decide just where to go and what to savor, MRG asked contributor, Beth Levine, to come up with a list of […]

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Dining Through the Decades…Landry’s Chef Series 2017


  Brenner’s on the Bayou  Photo by © Julie Soefer With an exciting story that moves from 1980 as a Gulf seafood restaurant in Katy, Texas, all the way to a thriving company with globally-recognized restaurant and entertainment brands, Landry’s has dazzled the business world and its hometown of Houston. With a host of concepts flourishing […]

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