Houstonians are a proud bunch, especially when it comes to their great BBQ, Tex-Mex and fine Southern cooking. Of course these days, this world class city is home to just about any cuisine you could hanker for. For a local scoop of what's yummiest, have a look at this quartet of superb;Houston food blogs and see how long you last before you're craving for a taste of east Texas.
Le Cordon Bleu student, Ashli Michelle, writes “true stories about food and service” around Dallas and Houston. A wry sense of humor, Ashli's own “strawberry” rating systems and loads of great tips and advice on making the most of dining out in Texas make this blog a fine read indeed!
Eating Our Words
Brought to you by the Houston Press, this regularly updated food blog features the musings of food critic Kaitlin Steinberg “and a host of bloggers keeping you up to date on the very latest in Houston's dining scene and beyond.” Check back often for “best of” lists, info on special deals and offers and up to date listings.
H-Town Chow Down;
H-Town Chow Down “is written by a small group foodies who live in the Houston area, and enjoy sharing their experiences, both good and bad.” The blog features a mix of news, rumors, opinion, and reviews about the Houston dining scene. For excellent Chinese, classic local favorites, lots and lots of burgers and plenty more, visit H-Town Chow Down for the low down on the best Houston eats!
Hungry in Houston;
For “all things food from deep in the heart of Texas” head over to this “non-pretentious, non-stuck up” food blog. Here you'll find great write ups about the latest restaurant openings and local dining, whether your tastes veer toward “raw/vegan” or BBQ.
Not only about food in Houston, this;lifestyle blog is “dedicated to bringing a wealth of information and a different perspective on all things related to;food, fashion, travel, and;entertainment." Still, founders Shanna Jones and Felice Sloan certainly love good food and to write about it. Urban Swank's Food and Restaurant category is one of its most active and regularly updated sections.
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