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Oxheart: A Trip to Vegetable Nirvana

Here’s what I knew about Oxheart beforehand: tiny (tiny!) portions, big prices ($75 for either the meat or for the vegetarian tasting menu), creative stuff with vegetables. With those battling interests in mind, it took years—until my 26th birthday—for me to enter the rustic wooden doors into the cozy…

Restaurant Copycat: Local Foods Market Veggie Sandwich

Generally, I have an unofficial rule that I don’t pay more than $5 for a sandwich (I basically only ever buy Les Givral’s dirt-cheap, heavenly-fresh banhi mi). Only Local Foods can make me stray—regularly—from this rule for their stuffed-to-the-brim market veggie sandwich.

I always order mine on their fluffy, perfectly…

Fresh, Playful Fare at Café TH

One of the many recognized dining gems of EADO, Café TH stands out from other Houston restaurants by managing to provide a menu with dishes suitable as well as appealing to diverse dietary needs, e.g., vegetarian, vegan, paleo, and gluten-free. This makes the Café one of the best places…

What the HECK is tofu?

My first ever memory and experience with tofu is of a little cartoon cowboy on a package of tofu that lived in our freezer asking “What the heck is tofu?”.  I think my mom purchased said tofu out of culinary curiosity or maybe it was given to her by…