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Since this summer, I have been on journey to find the greatest taco spot in Houston. This list contains some of the highlights from my journey. Brothers Taco House, 1604 Emancipation Ave, Houston, TX 77003 This humble shack has some of the best flour tortillas that I have ever had. I’ve been “Team Corn Tortillas”...

Houston is widely known for its diverse and extensive cuisine. But for a student who’s trying dine on a budget, things can get expensive. Here’s a comprehensive list of places around Houston that offer the best bang for your buck. RA Sushi One of the most popular Sushi chains in the United States of America,...

The blending of foods has been appearing everywhere — from swanky restaurants to city roaming food trucks. But, how much of this “fusion food” is real, and how much of it is just dressed up fries? Fusion food, at its core, is the blending of two or more cultures’ foods and styles to make something different and new....

Approaching The Burger Joint at UH campus early Wednesday, it’s easy to hear jokes and laughter of some five-or-so employees packed into the truck. The cashier carefully slides past the two men preparing the food practically back to back. Even though it’s only 11 am, a single student is already waiting patiently for...

The Dictionary of Mexicanisms describes burritos as follows: “A rolled tortilla with meat or other ingredients inside, called ‘coçito’ in Yucatán and ‘taco’ in the city of Cuernavaca and in Mexico City.” The delicious wrap’s name is a diminutive form of ‘burro,’ meaning donkey, and is typically filled with anything...

If you’re tired of cycling between the same spots on campus for lunch, there are plenty of options within a ten-minute drive of UH. The Third Ward is home to a surprising variety of restaurants, for meat-lovers and vegans alike.   Frenchy’s Chicken Price Range: $ Located on the edge of UH, the original Frenchy’s...

With cooler days ahead and finals upon us, warmth and caffeine are necessities. If you’re not a coffee drinker, or perhaps have had one cup too many, then a cup of tea might be just what you need. I don’t claim to be an expert on tea, but I was quite excited to get to try out the new “Story of My Tea” subscription...

Bubble tea, tapioca, pearl tea, boba—whatever you want to call it, there’s no shortage of this Taiwanese treat in Houston. Here are a few of my favorite tea shops in the 713: Kung Fu Tea Arguably the most popular milk tea place in Chinatown, Kung Fu Tea is rarely empty. The chain started in New York and now has about...

Illustration by Erin Davis Veggie Burgers are available upon request at Fresh Food Company, but I couldn’t muster up the courage to order one until the second week of school. I wasn’t expecting much, but thought of what kind of patty it might be: chicken flavored like the ones at Burger Studio, a more savory flavor...

Third Ward Eats Even Khator has said it: UH is a part of the Third Ward. Not midtown, not downtown, and the not the Gallery. We’re in the Tre’. While media might tend to perpetuate stereotypes about this community, we at Cooglife know that, really, at the heart of the Third Ward are some good people. And what follows...