Chinese egg tarts are popular treats found all over Chinatown, particularly in tea houses as a dim sum dish. Egg tarts are prominent in Guangzhou's food scene, and scholars call it the "quintessential symbol of the fusion between Cantonese and Western cultures."
I admittedly haven’t ever put much thought into the food called sandwich. To me, a sandwich is something that’s quick to fix up and great for only when I’m in a hurry; it really has never been something for me to focus on. Now that sounded blasphemous probably, didn’t it? But let me tell you --Local Foods has opened my eyes, broadened my horizons, and most of all, deepened my appreciation for anything placed between two slices of bread. Oh and Local Foods has just amazing sandwiches, salads, and even a lovely artisan market.
At the beginning of August, my dad and I took a week long trip up to Maine, as well as a small trip to Boston and Mount Washington.
These cheddar scallion biscuits are the best combination of cheesy, buttery, and savory in a bite -- perfect right out of the oven, perfect for the rainy, cold weather, perfect for any occasion.
Have you ever wondered what the actual definition of a burger is? Well, according to Wikipedia, a burger is “a food item consisting of a cooked meat and bun.” But to us, a burger is more than that - it is the embodiment of American glory. And the place that best encapsulates this meaning is none other than Bubba’s Texas Burger Shack.
First Watch is my go-to place when I'm hanging out with friends or family and want to grab breakfast/brunch/lunch. They're scattered around Texas, and you can find them in Austin, College Station, Houston and more.
Brown sugar rice cakes are a classic: crunchy on the outside, chewy on the outside, they look almost like potato fries. But instead of ketchup, they're covered in an osmanthus flower-infused honey syrup, that you (double) dip each bite into.
As a non-Houstonian, this breadth and depth of Chinese cuisine was intimidating at first. From Peking Duck to specialty noodle dishes, there’s just so much Chinese food that we didn’t know where to start! But after a few months of gradually exploring Houston, we’ve found a place that truly stands out from the pack. And that place is Hu’s Cooking!
The motto of Fearing’s is ‘BOLD FLAVORS. NO BORDERS.’ And I can say I agree with that 100%.
Try these AMAZING jalapeño poppers. Of course, in the spirit (or...ghost?) of Halloween, we’ll make “Spooky Mummy Jalapeño Poppers.” Essentially, they’re just jalapeño peppers sliced in half, stuffed with an amazing combination of cream cheese, cheddar and bacon bits, and wrapped in pastry.