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Jensen Chronicles Pop-Up Series

We recently spent a Friday evening enjoying an amazing dinner pop-up series called Jensen Chronicles, from Chef Jonny Rhodes. What makes this pop-up extra special is how the young, and uber talented Chef Rhodes infuses history, culture, and food preservation to create artistic dishes. Just like the smooth and…

The Skinny – North Italia Houston

Where Did We Go?
North Italia
1700 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 190, Houston, Texas 77056
What’s the Skinny?

North Italia is another reason the Galleria area is getting its groove back! Dining around the Galleria area, aside from a few hot spots in Uptown Park, had kinda lost its luster. Now here comes…

Urban Swank Does…Dish Society

I feel so bad that I haven’t shared my thoughts on Dish Society with you guys before now. However, I wanted to make sure that my tastebuds had not deceived me and the Shrimp & Grits were really that good! But before I get to the really good part…

Urban Swank Does….KUU Restaurant

Several months back we shared with you our love for KUU, a new Japanese restaurant across the street from Memorial City mall. We were quite pleased when we got invited in for a media tasting of their summer menu. We couldn’t wait to see if all the things we…

The Skinny – Pelican Club of Galveston

Where Did We Go?
Pelican Club
3818 Avenue T, Galveston, Texas 77550
What’s the Skinny?
Pelican Club, located in Galveston, TX., relaunched only a few months back. Previously a members-only club and apart of the Gaido’s family, the space is now looking to bring its new image (and food) to the masses.

It is no…

The Skinny – Local Foods Upper Kirby

Where Did We Go?
Local Foods
2555 Kirby Drive, Houston, Texas 77019
What’s the Skinny?
Local Foods is now giving you two ways to get your fill. The new location on Kirby and Westheimer became the second edition of the popular restaurant that is just about as “local” as one could get. From the…