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The Outer Loop: Karsa Persian Grill Houston

I’m more than a little embarrassed to admit that in a game of word association, my response to the prompt ‘Persian’ would probably be ‘rugs’. Or, depending on how much Bravo I’ve watched that week, maybe Shahs of Sunset. In any case, what does not readily come to mind is ‘food’….

Food To Scale A Mountain For at Himalaya

Over a decade ago, India was the unlikely destination of a girls’ trip. My best friend from high school, Betsy, was studying abroad in Hyderabad the summer following her sophomore year in college and I wanted to go visit her. One (now shockingly cheap) $800 plane ticket later, I…

Erin Hicks Cooks Up Perfect Hoilday Gifts

Cookbook author and restaurant designer Erin Hicks has been busy working on the just opened El Big Bad Downtown in the midst of releasing the updated version/second printing of her latest book, Houston Small Plates & Sips, just in time for holiday gift giving. The revised edition includes a cocktail…