Houston Restaurant Weeks Are Here! (Updated with Menus!)

Hello friends! It’s August.  It’s hot.  What’s a hungry Houstonian to do?  The obvious answer is eat!  And this month, you can benefit yourself with some great food while also benefitting the Houston Food Bank during Houston Restaurant Weeks.  Warning:  The HRW website is, unfortunately, extremely slow! Throughout the month of August, restaurants all around … Continue reading

Welcoming 2013 In Style

Several Fort Bend restaurants are offering special New Year’s Eve menus.  If you haven’t made plans yet, here are some ideas: Aura Brasserie, now open in Sugar Land Town Square, is offering a five-course meal.  Early seatings from 5:00-6:30 p.m. are $85 per person, while “Champagne seatings” from 8:30-10:00 p.m. are $95 per person and … Continue reading

Recipe: Perry’s Butternut Squash Puree

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille shares its recipe for Butternut Squash Puree. Butternut Squash Puree Makes 8-12 servings Yield: 8 cups Ingredients 2.5 lbs butternut squash 3/4 of a yellow onion (medium sized, sliced thin) 2 garlic cloves 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 tablespoons ground black pepper 1 tablespoon sea salt … Continue reading

Fort Bend Food News — Week of September 2, 2012

Wow, I can’t believe September is here already!  To wrap up August, I introduced a new periodic feature called “Sweet Tooth” to highlight some of the yummy desserts around town.  The first Sweet Tooth column was on the Ying & Yang Crepe at Guru.  I also reviewed Shiva Indian Restaurant this week. Have you “liked” … Continue reading