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The Full Menu: Best Cheap Places to Eat in Houston

Posted on · Looking for somewhere cheap and cheerful to eat in Houston, where do you go? What do you google? No need to do a thing, our gaggle of foodies have a list over 40 places for you to check out on this ‘cheap eats’ edition of The Full Menu. Today’s conversation features: Katharine Shilcutt of Houstonia Magazine, David Leftwich […]

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Planet Taco: A Global History of Mexican Food

Posted on · Jeffrey Pilcher is a professor of history at the University of Toronto. He came to Houston back in September of 2014 to talk about tacos. His lecture was part of the University of Houston Center for Public History’s Gulf Coast Food Project. Professor Pilcher has written a number of books about Mexican food, including Planet Taco: […]

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Houston Has its Own College Class All About Tacos

Posted on · You might have stumbled across an article or two last week about a University of Kentucky course on “taco literacy.” The class offers students a chance to learn about food and culture in a largely Latino area of Lexington. Well, it turns out, Houston has its own class on tacos with similar goals. Instructor Temple Northup, associate […]

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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: 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 State of Houston Transportation and Houston’s Best Tex-Mex: Wednesday’s Show (April 15, 2015)

Posted on · On today’s Houston Matters, we continue our week-long series exploring “The State of Houston” with a conversation about transportation in Greater Houston. We talk with News 88.7 Transportation Reporter Gail Delaughter about transportation issues that affect Houstonians and the region — everything from public transit, to highway construction to traffic congestion. Then: in the latest installment of The Full Menu, […]