What are Kolaches? Let this expat explain

Have you tried a Kolache? If you are from Texas then I'm betting you are shouting 'yes of course'. But I was surprised to learn that outside of a few select towns in the South, many people have never even
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RESTAURANT REVIEW: HOBBIT CAFE, HOUSTON

RESTAURANT REVIEW: HOBBIT CAFE, HOUSTON

With my vegetarian daughter visiting Houston for the week I searched on Zomato for some fun dining options and came across The Hobbit Café. This restaurant opened back in 1972 as purely vegetarian but gradually added to their offerings over
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Restaurant Review Shade in The Heights, Houston

RESTAURANT REVIEW: SHADE, THE HEIGHTS, HOUSTON

Monday Munchies: Enjoying the Shade in the Heights The Heights neighborhood in Houston is such a great area to explore. There are a vast assortment of eclectic shops selling all manner of items, plenty of restaurants that cater to all
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RESTAURANT REVIEW: PONDICHERI, HOUSTON

RESTAURANT REVIEW: PONDICHERI, HOUSTON

Growing up in London, where a chicken tikka masala curry is considered the national dish, I thought I had tried some pretty delicious Indian cuisine. But living in Mumbai on and off since 2013 has given me a new appreciation
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afternoon tea

RESTAURANT REVIEW: RISTORANTE CAVOUR, HOTEL GRANDUCA, HOUSTON

Monday Munchies: Afternoon Tea Birthday Celebration There is something extremely civilized about afternoon tea. Being in Houston for my birthday gave my lovely girlfriends Sheila and Marilyn the opportunity to surprise me with an afternoon tea celebration at the Hotel
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RESTAURANT REVIEW: SAGE 400, HOUSTON

RESTAURANT REVIEW: SAGE 400, HOUSTON

Houston is the perfect city for any foodie as there are just so many great options covering pretty much every cuisine you can think of, and from all corners of the globe. Having been away from home for a few
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Tex-Mex in Houston

RESTAURANT REVIEW: GUADALAJARA HACIENDA, HOUSTON

Monday Munchies: Tex-Mex in Houston There is something about the family all being together that makes us crave Tex-Mex in Houston. Now that we are dispersed around the globe we appreciate a little home comfort food and our local Guadalajara
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RESTAURANT REVIEW: ROCKFISH SEAFOOD GRILL, HOUSTON

RESTAURANT REVIEW: ROCKFISH SEAFOOD GRILL, HOUSTON

Monday Munchies: Good Value Seafood Served in a Homely Setting Rockfish is one of those restaurants that once you try it that first time it makes it all too easy to return. A casual seafood neighborhood restaurant with an uncomplicated
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RESTAURANT REVIEW: UNION KITCHEN MEMORIAL LOCATION, HOUSTON

Monday Munchies: Union Kitchen Memorial location On my recent visit to Houston I had a lovely lunch at the Union Kitchen, Memorial location. I have eaten at this particular restaurant a handful of times and have always left completely content
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Delicious Summer Cocktails

DELICIOUS SUMMER COCKTAILS FROM MY 3 HOMETOWNS

Classic Summer Drinks from London, Houston, and Mumbai It is fair to say that I do like the odd glass of something bubbly or two, or three… But summer makes me thirsty for other popular drinks synonymous with my 3
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