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The Full Menu: Where to Eat Breakfast in Greater Houston

Posted on · On the latest installment of The Full Menu, food writers Eric Sandler of CultureMap Houston, Katharine Shilcutt of Houstonia Magazine and David Leftwich of Sugar and Rice Magazine, talk about their favorite places to get breakfast in Greater Houston. Restaurants Mentioned in This Edition: Pho Binh Trailer Honduras Maya Manena’s Cedars Bakery Classic Kitchen Abdallah’s Down House Weights and Measures Revival […]

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LGBT Friendliness, James Douglas, and The Full Menu: Wednesday’s Show (November 2, 2016)

Posted on · The Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization promoting LGBTQ equality, recently unveiled a sort of equality scorecard, which found Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio all fare better than Houston when it comes to being LGBTQ friendly. And it’s not just because the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance was voted down last year. On […]

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The Full Menu: New Restaurant Offerings in Greater Houston

Posted on · It seems like almost every day new restaurants are springing up in Greater Houston. We last dedicated time to those new places when we first began our foodie segment, The Full Menu, two years ago. So, we felt it was time to revisit new openings and see what the city has to offer. Our gaggle […]

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Unaccompanied Minors and Immigration Courts: Wednesday’s Show (September 7, 2016)

Posted on · UNICEF (The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) last month released a report on the number of unaccompanied children coming into the United States from Central America. According to the report, nearly 26,000 unaccompanied children were apprehended at the U.S. border in the first six months of 2016. The report also touches on the importance of legal […]

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The Full Menu: Best Spots for 2016 Houston Restaurant Weeks

Posted on · Houston Restaurant Weeks, or HRW, began in 2003 as a way to help boost business in August – a normally quiet month for the restaurant industry – and to benefit the Houston Food Bank. It was created by local food talk show host Cleverley Stone and has grown from a one-week event into a month-long […]

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The Full Menu: Best Places to Eat in the Museum District

Posted on · On June 28, 2016 Houston Matters paid a visit to Houston’s Museum District to tape a full show in front of a live audience at the Asia Society Texas Center. The 2016 Houston Matters Roadshow focused on the Museum District and so we asked our trio of Houston food writers, who collaborate to bring you our monthly […]

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The Full Menu: The Best Places to Eat in Sugar Land

Posted on · On a recent edition of Houston Matters, we asked for your suggestions for future topics for the show. Several listeners requested we talk about food in areas outside of Houston’s inner loop. So, we put that idea to the trio of Houston food writers who collaborate to bring you our monthly food segment, The Full Menu, and […]

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Katy Prairie and Sugar Land Restaurants: Wednesday’s Show (July 6, 2016)

Posted on · Following our recent Houston Matters road trip to the newest stretch of the Grand Parkway, in which we learned how some nearby residents and businesses are being affected by the new leg of 99, we received an e-mail from a listener bemoaning how such development adds to the dissipation of prairies on the edges of Greater […]

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The Full Menu: Houston’s Best Pizza

Posted on · When it comes to pizza, New York has it by the slice, Chicago has its deep dish and Houston has well — what does Houston have? In the latest edition of The Full Menu, we asked our Houston food writers to take us on a tour of the city’s pizza places. Our conversation features: Katharine Shilcutt of Houstonia […]

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The Full Menu: Best Places to Eat in The Heights

Posted on · The Greater Houston region is a big sprawling area, and if you live in one particular part, chances are that’s where you spend most of your time eating out. That’s why, from time to time, we wanted to focus on good food spots in particular neighborhoods. On this edition of The Full Menu, our foodies begin with […]

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The State of Houston’s Politics: Wednesday’s show (April 13, 2016)

Posted on · On today’s program, we continue our 2nd annual “State of Houston” series – exploring the state of Greater Houston’s economy, transportation, health, education, environment, politics and culture. Today, we look at what’s happening here in politics, with News 88.7’s politics and government reporter Andrew Schneider.

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The Full Menu: The Best Houston Tex-Mex, Tacos and Mex-Mex

Posted on · Houston Matters‘ gaggle of food writers go in search of Greater Houston’s best Tex-Mex, best tacos and best places for Mex-Mex. Today’s conversation features: Katharine Shilcutt of Houstonia Magazine, David Leftwich of Sugar and Rice Magazine, and Eric Sandler of CultureMap Houston. Establishments Featured in This Segment: Tex Mex: Ninfa’s La Haceinda Teotihuacan El Real Spanish Flowers Chapultepec Lupita El Tiempo […]

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The Full Menu: Houston’s Best Sushi Spots

Posted on · Houston has a lot of sushi places, so it seemed pretty fitting to dedicate an entire edition of The Full Menu to the different sushi choices all over the Greater Houston region. Today’s conversation features: Katharine Shilcutt of Houstonia Magazine, David Leftwich of Sugar and Rice Magazine, and Eric Sandler of CultureMap Houston. Restaurants Mentioned in This Segment: Kata […]

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Zika Virus Developments in Houston: Wednesday’s Show (February 3, 2016)

Posted on · Health officials Tuesday confirmed three new cases of the Zika virus in Greater Houston, bringing the total of known cases in the region to seven. Meanwhile, according to Dallas County Health and Human Services, the CDC confirmed a patient there acquired the virus through sex (it’s usually spread through mosquito bites). These developments coincided with […]