Izakaya WA, Houston, Texas – Restaurant Review

On a recent shopping expedition with my girlfriends in Houston, I noticed a ‘new’ sign advertising a Japanese restaurant close by called Izakaya WA. As it was lunchtime it seemed rude not to stop by for a visit.
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51Fifteen

51Fifteen, Saks Fifth Avenue, Houston

Shopping and Cocktails at the Houston Galleria While celebrating my birthday month (why settle for just one day) my girlfriends took me on a day’s outing to the Houston Galleria. After a little shopping and a makeup tutorial at Nordstrom,
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Federal American Grill, Houston

A last-minute lunch date gave me the opportunity to visit a neighborhood I don’t get to explore that often. Driving along Durham Drive in the Rice Military area I’m struck by just how many restaurants there are here.
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Reds Porch

Reds Porch in South Austin,Texas

A Dog-Friendly Restaurant in Austin, Texas I recently spent the day in Austin with my family and come lunchtime we were very ready to enjoy some delicious Texas food. We decided to try The Oasis as it has such a
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Bernadine’s in The Heights, Houston – Restaurant Review

January is my birthday month. I take the view why confine celebrations to just one day when you can have a month of fun. To celebrate with my husband and daughters we looked for a new restaurant that we had
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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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