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Let’s Eat!

Houston boasts colorful international food scenes around every corner, but navigating the expanse known as “Chinatown” can seem daunting to say the least. Located outside the loop on Bellaire Boulevard, this area is known for its dozens of unique eateries, sweet shops and authentic Asian markets. But where do you...

Moody Stir Fry Many people get tired of eating the same thing at the dining halls, or have already blown through their Cougar Cash. But maybe you should give Moody (Fresh Food Company) a second thought. Moody’s dining hall may not be a five-star restaurant, but there are creative ways to enjoy the food. One way you...

Food trucks, fast food joints, dining halls – UH is full of various eateries. But which ones are worthy enough for you to spend your student salary on? I’m partial to food trucks. Not simply because I enjoy supporting local businesses, but because most of the time the food is damn good, and they tend to use the...

Looking in the mirror or walking through campus, everyone wants to look and feel good. We all want that confidence, and the great news is that anyone can work to achieve a healthy lifestyle. It all begins with the body’s fuel — food. Quality foods equal a happier life, and empty foods result in a trickier one. It...

Is bringing an organic farmer’s market to UH feasible? About 10 minutes away at Rice University, a growing farmer’s market is available to students. Many of the vendors at Rice are already growing produce with the principles of organic farming and sustainability. So what is UH doing for the health of its...

We all have that one friend who combines everyday food to create an unappealing, cringe-worthy food combo. Many of us are too quick to judge these mash-ups simply from their initial unappetizing appearance – but what if we didn’t? Each variable of the entree has individual tasty entities. When mixed together, these...

Houston is a hub for all kinds of food, all of them delicious. But there’s one thing Houston does better than almost any other city in the United States – barbecue. In Texas, we know our grilled meats, and there’s a variety of places to choose from. It’s hard to drive a few miles without hitting at least a couple of...

Risky… By: Karis Johnson Routine is comfortable. It feels natural to order chicken strips from any and every menu just like it’s comfortable to drive home the same way every time. But living in Houston, there will eventually be a fork in the road (or on your plate) where you’ll be faced with a riskier — perhaps...