Catalina has free coffee grounds for compost — Anyone who gardens and composts knows how nicely loose, friable coffee grounds add to the mix.So here's a deal for you: Catalina Coffee announced that its spent coffee grounds are free to Houston gardeners.
Get kitschy with tiki drinks—It matters not that we're 4,000 miles from Waikiki Beach. As long as we have some alcohol, some juice, a squeeze of citrus and maybe a goofy garnish, we've got the makings of a tiki cocktail. READ STORY
Frank's Chop House—Like a last-second shot in basketball, Frank's Chop House has the ability to leave diners with a sensation of sweet relief or the feeling of disappointment. READ STORY
Chez Roux—It seems unlikely that a resort on Lake Conroe would be home to some of the best French cuisine in the Houston area. But Chef Matthew Gray has created masterpieces worth the drive north. READ STORY
Pierson and Company BBQ—The star of the show is plate of extravagantly meaty and tender ribs, with their deep-rose smoke ring and their salty/sweet dry rub, feautures pork that peels away from the bones with barely a sigh. READ STORY
Brisa Cocina Mexicana—Chef Diana Ramos goes delightfully homey at her Sunday brunches, while her regular menus mix standard Mexican and Tex-Mex crowd-pleasers with dishes that are more ambitious. READ STORY
Textile— Chef Scott Tycer's daring restoration of the 1894 industrial building in which Textile is housed gave him a chance to reclaim a spot at the tippy-top of the city’s fine-dining heap. Has he done so? READ STORY
Hubbell & Hudson—Hubbell & Hudson draws on excellent ingredients from the adjacent market and neatly bridges the gap between casual and fine dining. The kitchen still seems to be finding itself, but there’s promise aplenty. READ STORY