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Food + Drink

There are pockets of culture everywhere you look in Houston. None may be stronger, or larger, than Houston’s Chinatown.

Let’s be real here, being a student isn’t cheap. While eating good food for meals might be a necessity for some, for those with tight budgets it’s more of a privilege. If you’re sick of eating ramen and Chick-Fil-A every day, then here are five student-budget-friendly restaurants around Houston that can give your...

Coming up with breakfast, lunch and dinner is never easy. You have to decide what you want, and you have to make sure that your groceries match that, so what can you do to make this task easier? Plan ahead for the week, and create a Sunday routine that allows at least 30 minutes for this.Fitness guru or not, anyone...

I have a thing for cute cafes. Before quarantine started, my weekly entertainment was to visit one of the cute cafes in Houston’s Chinatown and try out their desserts. Here are four places I found to be both Instagram picture-worthy as well as harboring a delicious taste that can satisfy any stomach. 1. Tom N Toms...

If you’re interested in eating great cuisine while supporting local businesses, look no further than the Third Ward. With a collection of savory, sweet and vegan options — there’s something for everyone to dig in to without even leaving the neighborhood. Here’s some of the best restaurants the Third Ward has to...

If you’re new to Houston, or just looking for a place to get delicious cocktails, look no further because I am going to let you in on some of the best bars in town.  From Lei Low, a Polynesian themed bar, to Latin inspired drinks from Batanga, there is bar for whatever mood you’re in. Depending on your drink of...

If you’re like me, you’ve heard all the hype surrounding the new Popeye’s chicken sandwich. If you’re also like me, then you haven’t had the chance to try it yet. As a person who pretty much only eats chicken sandwiches when they go out to eat, I might just be the most qualified person to judge where to get the best...

There’s no such thing as too much bubble tea, am I right? Haaniya Dawoodally and her friends would agree with me. This summer, the group of four went on a boba run to 15 places in a single day! Their goal started out with figuring out which location had the best milk tea, and by the end of it, they had compiled a...

Photo by Jasmine Khademakbari Not all coffee shops are created equal. Some are more geared toward the up and coming influencer, snapping the most aesthetic photos of lattes, macaroons and acai bowls. Others are for the quiet student; headphones in, typing furiously, trying to finish an essay due later that night. Over...

I wouldn’t call myself an expert, but I know a lot about soup. I’d venture as far as to say it makes up at least 30 percent of my diet. Does this made me a little weird? Probably, but if loving the warm comfort of a bowl of hot soup is wrong, I don’t want to be right. Growing up, my mom was good at many things....