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4 unique burgers to try in Sugar Land and Missouri City

If you are looking for a burger outside of the typical fast food option look no further: We are featuring 4 burger restaurants with a variety of unique options on their menu. Guru Burger features a variety of specialty burgers including the JJ Watt burger, ukelele burger, hart stopper burger and more. One of their specialty burgers, the ukelele burger features an angus patty, hickory smoked ham, swiss cheese, grilled pineapple, lettuce, tomatoes and a fried egg.

Houston’s Most Classic Hamburger Gets a New Spin Thanks to a Rising Star Chef

Paul Prior and Chef Aaron Bludorn (@Michael Anthony) The juicy all-beef burgers at the iconic Houston ice house and restaurant Lankford Grocery are a thing of local legend. Owner Paul Prior — son of the famed proprietress “Miss” Eydie Lankford Prior — has been perfecting these 100 percent Angus beef patties for decades, including all 17 different ways you can top it here.
Houston Chronicle

United Airlines adds 7 nonstop flights from Texas to vacation destinations

COVID is still a thing, but United Airlines is betting big that Americans will still travel this winter. The airline just announced a slew of new routes to popular destinations across the country, including adding seven new Texas-to-Florida routes. United detailed its winter schedule in an October 7 release, which...
Houston Chronicle

Retail wrap: Willie's Grill & Ice House, Misfit Outpost, Aloha Poke Co. ink new locations

Aloha Poke Co. announced the opening of its first Texas location in Fairfield Town Center at 29040 Highway 290 in Cypress. Husband and wife team Amanda and Corey Tabb of Cypress are the franchisees. Since starting as a food stall in downtown Chicago’s French Market in 2016, Aloha Poke has grown to 17 locations in the U.S. The chain plans 10 additional location in the Houston area.

Best Of: Pizza Lovers Weigh In On The Best Pie In Town

Town Square with Ernie Manouse airs at 3 p.m. CT. Tune in on 88.7FM, listen online or subscribe to the podcast. Join the discussion at 888-486-9677, or @townsquaretalk. This episode of Town Square originally aired on August 13, 2021. Sometimes, after a long day, all you want to do...

A New Voodoo Doughnut Is Coming To Northwest Houston

The Pink Boxes are coming. Voodoo Doughnut, wielding its signature pink boxed donuts, is expanding its reach in Houston. The 24-hour doughnut company based in Portland, Oregon has two locations in Houston, and now opening its third location in Cypress. While the suburbs may seem like an odd choice, it’s all in the plan一the doughnut shop has a history of planting in unsuspected locations.
Houston Press

Upcoming Houston Food Events: Gumbo and Tacos

Mark your calendars, because you don’t want to miss these deliciously fun culinary happenings:. As part of Resy's The Classics Remix, a nationwide event series featuring top chefs and the country’s most iconic restaurants, chef Aaron Bludorn will take on Lankford Grocery's legendary menu, available for one weekend only from Friday, November 5 through Sunday, November 7 at Lankford, 88 Dennis. Reservations for dine-in and takeout open exclusively through Resy on Monday, October 11 for American Express cardholders and on Wednesday, October 13 for the public, with the menu featuring the Bludorn short rib burger with jalapeño mayo, caramelized onion and Redneck cheddar; Moroccan spiced curly fries with harissa aioli; cheesecake with thyme and fig jam; and a choice of drink.
Houston Press

Openings and Closings: d'Alba Opens, NY Eatery Arrives, Pastry War Will Shuttter

D'Alba, 3715 Alba, opened September 18 in the Garden Oaks/Oak Forest area. Owner Daut Elshani spotted the property where the new restaurant is located while on a bike ride through the area in 2020. Despite the grim outlook for the pandemic and the restaurant business, Elshani decided to lease the property with a view to opening a restaurant. While scouting and meeting with chefs, he was not finding one with the same vision for the concept until he crossed paths with Geoff Hundt, executive chef of Local Foods. Hundt, a Garden Oaks resident, was able to help Elshani understand the demographics of the area and create a menu that would be attractive to locals.

How not to let Halloween scare all the cash from your wallet

HOUSTON - Parents, you know that by the time you buy costumes, candy, and creepy decorations, Halloween can scare all the cash out of your wallet. Just for fun, I thought I’d show you how Halloween spending compares to other holidays. The National Retail Federation says people spend an average...

Starbucks coming soon to the ground floor of The Mark at City Place

Starbucks is slated to open a new coffeeshop in the first quarter of 2022 at 1400 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring. According to an Oct. 7 news release, the new 1,726-square-foot storefront will feature a patio and will join Chipotle on the ground floor of The Mark at City Place, a luxury, mid-rise apartment complex. The Seattle-based coffee shop serves both hot and iced coffee, tea, and espresso-based beverages including mochas, frappuccinos, macchiatos and lattes.

Adam Lippes Makes the Comeback He Didn’t Know He Wanted to Make — Houston Favorite Embraces a New Moment

NEW YORK — It’s been more than 18 months since Adam Lippes staged a fashion show, and he wasn’t sure he wanted to do it again. Lippes, whose collection of elevated sportswear is a favorite of well-dressed women, likes to show his new work in an intimate setting with a small group of friends and the fashion press. He obviously couldn’t do that with the pandemic still lingering, but a lavish runway presentation at New York Fashion Week didn’t feel right either.

Family-Owned Nirmanz Food Boutique Is Houston’s Hidden Gem

The Bayou City is a foodie’s paradise, so much that it serves as a tourist attraction within itself. While there's countless options to choose for a Houston transplant or the weekend visitor, overlooked restaurants are among the best in the city. With no surprise, mainstream acclaim and high notoriety spots make it to many "best restaurant" list, but what about the neighborhood eatery serving authentic cuisine and one-of-a-kind cocktails? These are the unique entities cultivating culture and character in one of the nation’s most diverse cities, and Nirmanz Food Boutique is on that list.