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Oporto Houston Restaurant Review – Hungry in Houston

Oporto Houston Restaurant Review – Hungry in Houston

I think I will have to stop doing Houston restaurant reviews. It’s not because I’m being lazy or not finding the time, which are my usual suspects… It’s because when I go out to eat, it’s going to be hard NOT to go Oporto. From service to food, Stef and I found Oporto...

HOW TO :: Vietnamese Spring Rolls – Hungry in Houston

I absolutely LOVE spring rolls. I especially love when they are done right, well at least right in my book, with lots of veggies and herbs for flavor (cilantro, mint, basil, etc.) I have never been a big carb person, my ideal roll would be with out the vermicelli...

Stef Brower, Author at Hungry in Houston

Stef Brower, Author at Hungry in Houston

Fat Cat Creamery, a Houston ice cream parlor, is one of those gems you are SO glad you stumbled upon. I found out about Fat Cat while I was ordering an Affogato at Boomtown Coffee. When I ordered the cashier exclaimed, “Great choice, the ice cream is from Fat... We...

Adam Brower, Author at Hungry in Houston

Adam Brower, Author at Hungry in Houston

I think I will have to stop doing Houston restaurant reviews. It’s not because I’m being lazy or not finding the time, which are my usual suspects… It’s because when I go out to eat, it’s going to be hard NOT to go Oporto. From service to... I’m a fan of BBQ but I’ve...

Franklin BBQ, a meat nirvana! – Hungry in Houston

We’re from Texas, we like BBQ and we know good BBQ when we taste it. There are many “just ok” places in Houston, and honestly, I don’t have a favorite within the city limits. In my opinion, the best place closest to home is Junior’s Smokehouse in Hempstead, just past...

Stef Brower, Author at Hungry in Houston – Page 2 of 11

I had eaten Korean food before — but nothing more adventurous than the typical BBQ. Ya know, they bring out all of the meat and you cook it at your own little grill to make Korean BBQ. I’m not saying this isn’t authentic Korean food – but it... In an attempt to branch...

Adam Brower, Author at Hungry in Houston – Page 2 of 13

Hey folks, Adam here. This was always a fun blog for me and Stef. We started out so amateur but discovered and learned so much just by doing this blog. It was more of a personal growth exercise than anything else. We often look back at our old posts, cringe, and......

Are Chopsticks Better Than Forks? – Hungry in Houston

Are Chopsticks Better Than Forks? – Hungry in Houston

We typically use chopsticks at our local asian restaurants. However, I am beginning to notice that even Chinese restaurants are only supplying chopsticks by request. I want this trend to reverse and we use chopsticks for everything, beyond asian food. I think all...

smoked chicken for perfect flavor – Hungry in Houston

i like chicken, but unless you are cooking a dark meat like thighs and legs its hard to get a really good flavor. grilled chicken breast are just OK to me – nothing special…until now. i have discovered the very best way to cook a chicken and good news, its very...

Oxheart Houston Restaurant Review – Hungry in Houston

Oxheart Houston Restaurant Review – Hungry in Houston

Howdy folks. I’m just going to come right out and say it. Oxheart is one of my favorite restaurants in Houston, so I there is no way to avoid an Oxheart restaurant review. Headed up by another Houston rockstar, Chef Justin Yu, Oxheart is quaint, cozy, and the food is...

David Musso, Author at Hungry in Houston

David Musso, Author at Hungry in Houston

So in Part 1 of the Holy Grail of… Fried Chicken, I alluded to one of my quick-dine fried chicken mainstays. For those of you who have spent time in or around Baton Rouge, I suspect you know exactly which chain I’m talking about (and no, it’s not... Being from just...

Underbelly Houston Restaurant Review – Hungry in Houston

Underbelly Houston Restaurant Review – Hungry in Houston

I want to love Underbelly, I really do. But they make it so dang hard. Underbelly has charm, it’s a cozy little restaurant and prides itself on locally sourced product directly from farmers.  Chris Shepherd is a rock star chef who butchers on-site and uses the whole...

Buc-ee's Breakfast – An Addiction – Hungry in Houston

Oh man. I have to come out with a secret, something my wife doesn’t even know about. I have a problem, and I have it bad. Every morning I pass our neighborhood Buc-ee’s on the way to work.  Yes, I live that far out of town. And like a purple pimp on a dark street...

Barnaby's – Houston's Best Salads – Hungry in Houston

I’m a salad lover, any salad I’ll take it. I love salad so much, that I once made my husband drive our rental car in NYC rush hour, just so I could stop at my coveted Chop’t before heading to the airport. You don’t know Chop’t? Well you need to. (this needs it’s own...

Zesty Low Fat Egg Muffins – Hungry in Houston

I love eggs. I could probably eat eggs at every meal, omelette, hard boiled, soft boiled, sunny-side up, scrambled…you name it – but now I have a new egg addiction – egg muffins. Did I mention super simple? All you do is whisk your eggs and add salt and pepper. Chop...

Good Green Grocer : HEB – Hungry in Houston

HEB has been my favorite local grocery store for many years (and as a food blogger, how can you not love Central Market).  The quality in their produce and meats far surpass the other large chains.  And I particularly appreciate the value and excellence of their...

Day 2 & Raw Vegan Tuna Salad Recipe – Hungry in Houston

Day 2 went really well, it was the last day of vacation so I still had the luxury of preparing everything in the kitchen with the Vitamix. I won’t be so lucky when I return to work, so I’ll need to be sure to be well equipped with raw goodness to get me through the...

Raw Marinated Kale Salad – easy! – Hungry in Houston

I love kale! It’s one of the superfoods and soo delicious – when prepped right. But when raw, kale can be bitter and a little too tough for the likings of a salad.The trick to eating raw kale is to break the kale down and get a nice tasty marinade infused into the...

Zesty Garlic Raw Gazpacho! – Hungry in Houston

Wow – things have been so crazy lately, so let me first apologize for the lack of updates. From my last post, I mentioned I would be trying to focus my food intake on a high raw diet. I honestly just feel better, in a happier mood, brighter, more alert – all around,...

Fried Turkey Quick and Easy – Hungry in Houston

I’ve had fried turkey once. I was on my way back to college, sophomore year, after the Thanksgiving break and I stopped to pick up my roommate. Her parents sent us on our way, packed with some delicious fried turkey leftovers. Being the food monster that I am, I...

Rishi Singh, Author at Hungry in Houston

At loss for words attempting to explain my love affair with pizza, I decided an illustration of my obsessive compulsive cooking would best reconcile my lack of words.  Passion or obsession? Surely a bit of both. Obsession, at times, holds a negative connotation,...

bob’s tacos = mexican goodness – Hungry in Houston

it was a saturday afternoon and re-run’s of diners, drive-ins and dives was on in the background. all of the sudden, i hear guy mention rosenberg, tx and i thought, “hey, that’s right by me” (having just moved back to sugar land). i was suddenly interested in the...

Recipes From Our Kitchen Archives – Hungry in Houston

by Stef Brower | Mar 22, 2012 In an attempt to branch out from my typical and easy salad or soup, I’m starting to try some other recipes. Let me tell you – I’ve found a fave!! I was reading some raw cook books..wait…can you call them cook books?, let’s... by Stef...

Sriracha with Hoisin, Magic – Hungry in Houston

Dude.  Sriracha is so 3  years ago.  But that doesn’t mean it is out and we are all moving on to the next trendy sauce that’s soon to fill our Facebook and Instagram feeds.  No, Sriracha got married.  Who’s the lucky bride?  Hoisin.  These two go together better than...

About Us – Hungry in Houston

Adam & Stef – Founders No, we are not executive chefs at a local restaurant, nor do we have a training or a cooking background.  We represent most people out there – real people that enjoy food and just love to cook.  We absolutely have an appreciation for fine...

homemade sushi, lights out! – Hungry in Houston

if anyone knows me they know i love sushi! but eating sushi out can begin to rackup, making it at home is much cheaper – and makes for SUCH a fun evening. here’s what you do: first, stop by your local japanese market and pick up some fresh pieces of sashimi. i go to...

The Ultimate Spaghetti Sandwich – Hungry in Houston

There are two camps in the spaghetti sandwich world; those who have always wanted to do it and those who have and now live better lives.  When you are served a spaghetti dinner, you often get a slice of bread with it.  I think it’s to mop up the sauce, but us food...

I Keep Hearing About This Paleo Diet | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Adam Brower on Dec 30, 2014 in Featured | 0 comments Hey folks, Adam here. This was always a fun blog for me and Stef. We started out so amateur but discovered and learned so much just by doing this blog. It was more of a personal growth exercise than...

the almighty modified eggs benedict | Hungry in Houston

i woke up new years day and realized i didnt have everything i needed to make my celebratory eggs benedict. hmmm…what to do?! i grew up knowing that for nyd breakfast you have eggs benedict and mimosas and for lunch cabbage, sausage and black eyed peas. what was i to...

cheerios – does it get better? | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Stef Brower on Jan 11, 2010 in Food Reviews | 1 comment i know this isnt exactly “homemade” but gosh, cheerios are just about one of my favorite foods. i don’t mean honey nut or frosted, i like plain jane cheerios. SO much that i got 2 boxes for christmas....

B.E.L.T. (bacon egg lettuce tomato) | Hungry in Houston

it all started off as a blt, but then i spotted some eggs in the fridge that i needed to get rid of. not much more than what you see here, maybe a little secret that you may not know – always pan toast the bread and use REAL butter on each side. other than that, its...

his & hers breakfast | Hungry in Houston

i look forward to the weekend, because it is when i have the opportunity cook a good breakfast, for i am far too busy during the week. (typical week breakfasts consists of cottage cheese, fruit and fiber one, fast and healthy!) seeing as there are only two days a week...

salmon breakfast saturday | Hungry in Houston

i eat as i type, so you are experiencing this first hand! i was at the grocery store last night and i realized that it had been quite some time since i’ve had cooked fish. i was all the sudden craving it. so i picked up a nice fresh salmon filet. like most of you, i...

HiH Breakfast : The Best BLT with Egg | Hungry in Houston

Is there a better sandwich than a good ol’ BLT?  Is there a better breakfast than a BLT with egg?  I think not.  And this is how we do it. Heat up a cast iron pan.  If you don’t have a cast iron pan, put this off until you have one. When warm lay out some thick cut,...

Kata Robata is My Fave | Hungry in Houston

I’ve been wanting to write about Kata Robata ever since they opened their doors, but I guess I have just been too damn lazy. Maybe. I’ve been there countless times and I guess I just always had an internal fear that whatever I write would not do the justice deserved...

Pluckers is Finally Here | Hungry in Houston

I have been a Plucker’s fan since before their decent into Houston. If I am passing through a town that has a Plucker’s, a special stop is scheduled (mainly San Marcos and Austin for me). To keep this short, because there is not much justification needed, Plucker’s is...

Fleming’s Steakhouse is Awesome | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Adam Brower on Oct 22, 2013 in Restaurant Reviews | 1 comment Photo courtesy Fleming’s I was damn happy when Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse invited me and Stef to their fall menu preview event.  Not only because I knew I was in for an exceptional evening, but...

Hurricane Grill and Wings Hit Houston | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Adam Brower on Jun 10, 2013 in Restaurant Reviews | 5 comments If you know me, or read some of my previous posts, I have a weakness for wings. However, wings have to be done just right and I have long been disappointed in what Houston has to offer in wings....

best. guacamole. ever. | Hungry in Houston

i am sure you have all made guacamole, but i bet you’ve never made it quite like this. learn how to perfect the art that is guacamole, i’ll give you a hint,  the secret is in the garlic paste. Share

Buñuelos para el desayuno! | Hungry in Houston

I have two beautiful children.  And when I have a chance to cook for them, I want it to be a unique event.  Whether we are cooking breakfast, lunch or dinner – I want them to grow up learning and knowing that there is more out there than pulling pre-made waffles from...

Saint Arnold Open for Lunch | Hungry in Houston

Every brand has an ultimate goal: loyal fan base and following. You can usually identify if a brand has reached the ultimate following by whether or not people get tattoos of their brand, e.g., Apple, Harley Davidson, or even Mario. …I got a Sonic the Hedgehog tattoo...

Rainbow Wraps (raw and vegan) | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Stef Brower on Feb 13, 2013 in Raw/Vegan | 1 comment I think I had one of these every day last week. They were SO delicious, fresh, light and not to mention healthy and full of nutrients. Thanks to the wonderful Fully Raw Kristina for posting her Raw Vegan...

Houston’s Best Restaurants 2010 | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Adam Brower on Jan 5, 2011 in Restaurant Reviews | 10 comments Happy new year from Hungry in Houston!  We have eaten at many places this past year.  Some we wrote about on this site (who’s 1 year anniversary is January 9th), and others we shared with you...

Country Drive to Secret Barbecue | Hungry in Houston

[Update 01/19/2013: Call before heading out there, they have the store listed for sale.] Texas offers something free for everyone to enjoy – a country drive. Country drives offer more romance than any Danielle Steel novel – though I am not sure about that Mr. Shades...

Chasing the Barbecue Dragon | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Adam Brower on Jun 5, 2012 in BBQ, Restaurant Reviews | 1 comment Darn you, Franklin! A good pal introduced me to Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas. It’s good. It’s reaaal good. But I don’t live in Austin, and I have been chasing that dragon in the confines...

Lucky Cypress. You have Jitterbug. | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Adam Brower on Feb 12, 2012 in Restaurant Reviews | 1 comment [Update: Jitterbug has since closed it's doors] Not just a great coffee house, Jitterbug cafe is the best restaurant in Fairfield (Cypress, TX).  Too often this establishment is passed by when...

Chez Roux on the Lake | Hungry in Houston

[Editors Note: Chez Roux has closed.  There is another restaurant in it's place, but not the same resident Chef.] On Tuesday night we had the rare opportunity to meet and dine with Master Chef Albert Roux, one of Europe’s most known and influential chefs.  Chef Roux...

La comida de México es muy bueno! | Hungry in Houston

We acknowledge two food groups:  Asian and Mexican.  Both cultures embrace flavor and spice, and use the heat to fully bring it out.  If you are a regular follower, especially on our Facebook page, you know we are fans of the local taqueria scene.  However, this night...

You Bast****! | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Adam Brower on May 3, 2011 in Beer & Beverage | 1 comment The air turned uncharacteristically cool this afternoon for May.  Perfect timing as I stumbled upon a treasure that was fit for this temperature change.  As a long time fan of Stone Brewing...

Thanksgiving Breakfast Muffins | Hungry in Houston

As the air turns cool and the holiday seasons descend upon us, we can’t help but think of the warm, savory flavors our traditional meals bring us. Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner are events we look forward to all year long. Though I often talk about buying fresh,...

Easy BBQ Sliders for the Super Bowl | Hungry in Houston

The Super Bowl is quickly descending upon us. You may be hosting a party or tasked to bring a contributing plate. Oh, what to make? Work is busy, baseball practice is starting, and you don’t have time. And you sure don’t want to bring a bowl of chips, sandwich...

Trying raw food & what I’ve learned | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Stef Brower on Sep 20, 2012 in Raw/Vegan | 0 comments Hi there – wow its been quite a while since my last blog post (a few months, EEEK). So if you have kept up with the blog, you know that the beginning of the year I was attempting to do a “Year in raw”…as...

Easy & Quick Tilapia Ceviche | Hungry in Houston

So, I normally don’t eat tilapia, but they had a really good deal on em and we’re trying to eat on the light side, so what the heck. I didn’t think tilapia would taste too good on its own, so I knew I had to jazz it up – would it work in a ceviche? Let’s see. I...

spring wine dinner – strata | Hungry in Houston

ok, so i realize that it is summer and i am just now blogging about a spring wine dinner, but with summer vacations and busy schedules, i accidentally let this one get away – but fear not – for i am about to tell you about one of the most decadent and wonderful...

Quick Fish Over Sauteed Veggies | Hungry in Houston

I was in a hurry tonight, I coach Hannah’s volleyball team and practice is Monday night. So I had limited time to put dinner together. I also didn’t want to use a lot of dishes, I HATE doing the dishes Let’s keep it simple people. Also, this was a ‘use the rest of...

Christmas Day Stuffing | Hungry in Houston

So, I had family coming over for Christmas day dinner. This would be the first time I had personally hosted family for a big meal and I was ready to show off my culinary skills! I wanted to spruce up, bring a new twist to the traditional favorites. After browsing...

zushi – a review | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Stef Brower on Jan 11, 2010 in Restaurant Reviews | 0 comments we’ve always had a love for sushi and when a “$40 giftcard for only $20″ came up on Groupon for a local sushi restaurant we purchased 2 right away – the featured restaurant – Zushi. i’ve had my...

chili basil chicken | Hungry in Houston

running pretty low on groceries, hmmm what could i whip up tonight? quick scan of the pantry and fridge: chicken, shitake mushrooms, beech mushrooms, and some about-to-go-old broccoli. ok, well that sounds like it can work. here is some leftover basil from the...

steak & chops | Hungry in Houston

on sunday evenings i like to cook some meats that i can use throughout the week for quick dinners, salads, etc. this week, i had 2 strip steaks and some pork chops. i have tried lots of different things with steak, but this time, i wanted to keep it simple – salt,...

Pickling Envy | Hungry in Houston

Ok, I’ve loved pickles since before I can remember. There are pictures of me when I was 4 or 5 and I’m just chomping on some pickles on the merry-go-round in my neighborhood. I just love em’. So I’m off to make my own pickles! I get some pickling cucumbers and do what...

authentic grub at ruby’s | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Stef Brower on May 27, 2010 in Restaurant Reviews | 4 comments craving some late afternoon bites on the northwest side of town I remembered a little shack I saw at huffmeister & 290. I’d never checked it out until now, but the tarps advertising “24 hour...

pork roast, its just that good | Hungry in Houston

went to viet hoa and couldnt help the urge to stock up on all of the wondrous food. they have a plethora of produce, but for me, its the meats where they really shine!! any fish, cut anyway you could want, aisles of pork, beef and poultry. really – they have anything...

pork in my belly! | Hungry in Houston

the 1st bacon takedown has commenced and it was such a great event! a special thanks to coordinator matt timms and to hormel for the bacon of course and to warehouse live for hosting. adam signed up for the event first, then i got a little competitive and signed up to...

Shiner 101 | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Adam Brower on Feb 3, 2010 in Beer & Beverage | 5 comments [Update:  I don't really like shiner anymore] I admit – I am a beer fan.  Bold beers, crisp beers, dark and light beers.  And being from Texas and liking beer, I am a Shiner fan.  I love the...

is that squid on your bacon? | Hungry in Houston

Squid. Its not the first thing most Americans think about when deciding what to eat at a restaurant or whats for dinner. Sure you can find fried calamari at many establishments, but is that the extent of what squid is good for? Maybe. But, I happen to think squid is a...

tokyo beer from brewdog – review | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Adam Brower on May 9, 2010 in Beer & Beverage | 0 comments 12 ounces 13 dollars 18.2% tokyo beer. it seems proper that I try this given the recent trip in Japan. i saw this bottle and although expensive, it called to me. Not only because it is called...

the great gulf seafood quest | Hungry in Houston

Ugh…  It’s going to be a long drive to Galveston to pick up some new furniture.  Wait a second!  We do a food blog, and Galveston and the Gulf Coast area is a mecca for fresh sea food!  Not to mention you can find some great deals.  What started as an errand turned...

Houston Taco Run | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Adam Brower on Mar 28, 2010 in Restaurant Reviews | 5 comments hola. uno mas cervesa, por favor. and that’s about all I know. but, with one exception, my mexican amigos know how to cook. taco’s make the world go round. stef just got done with a 10K race and...

Surf and …Tostada | Hungry in Houston

Cooking all the time can sure be exhausting – especially the clean up part. Some nights you just want something simple with an easy clean up. You won’t find any frozen dinners in my freezer, no way! Those are made for the taste challenged.  I need something that...

philly cheese steak with more cowbell! | Hungry in Houston

i have a fever.  and the only prescription is a philly cheese steak.  as always with hungry in houston, we take something simple and raise it up a level, gourmet style.  join us as we caramelize onions and create Texadelphia’s secret sauce for maximum deliciousness....

A Panini Valentines Story | Hungry in Houston

So, I told Adam sometime back, “make me this for valentines“. How he ever remembered, I will not know, but he did! We had an extremely hectic valentines weekend planned: I hosted a party friday night, the ADDY’s on saturday and a chill/clean day on Sunday...

1 fish, 2 fish, red fish, baked fish | Hungry in Houston

i refer to my trip to southeast asia often (a la the tom yum post) but it was a trip that truly spawned my culinary senses. since then i haven’t been able to quench my hunger for asian goodness. things like pho, tom yum, curry, fish, tamarind, fried morning glory –...

Fresh Cooking: Shop the Perimeter | Hungry in Houston

I have a simple rule of thumb when shopping: stay away from the center aisles of the grocery store! If you think about it, everything you need is on the perimeter of the grocery store; produce, bread/bakery, meats, dairy. Of course there are exceptions, but if you...

vegan jerky…aka treats for the dog | Hungry in Houston

Posted by Stef Brower on Nov 22, 2010 in Eating Light | 2 comments stopped to pick up some things these evening, and i spotted some vegan jerky. hmmm, being a big fan of beef jerky – all kinds, spices, flavors, etc – i thought, what the heck, let’s give this a try....

Horchata fit for Houston | Hungry in Houston

Between bites of tear-inducing salsa, roasted poblanos and fiery tacos we require a beverage intermission. A chilly palette cleanser to revive our resigned taste-buds presents itself in the form of Horchata, a Latin American beverage consisting of ground almonds,...

drumroll…. Capitol Punishment Chili! | Hungry in Houston

Framed for a crime I didn’t commit, my days were numbered. I’m asked, “What would you like for your final meal?” I respond… “Capitol Punishment Chili!” With meat so electric it disintegrates on chew, and a slow-burn Shiner gravy only fit for Texas, just give me the...

Firefly Hot Sauce FTW | Hungry in Houston

This is a Texas blog.  Texan’s like their hot sauce.  I have easily tried over 100 different types of hot sauces.  Too many Texans think they like any take-your-pick cayenne hot sauce from Louisiana, or wherever.  But we will forgive our brothers and sisters, for they...

Easy Raw Spaghetti Recipe | Hungry in Houston

In an attempt to branch out from my typical and easy salad or soup, I’m starting to try some other recipes. Let me tell you – I’ve found a fave!! I was reading some raw cook books..wait…can you call them cook books?, let’s say…RECIPE books! So I was reading these...

Raw Zucchini Alfredo Recipe | Hungry in Houston

In my last post I mentioned the Raw Alfredo I made to curb my cravings when Adam and the kids were having Chicken Alfredo. Now – here’s the recipe. Sidenote: I went to Bed, Bath and Beyond to try to find a Spiralizer, but no luck. I am pretty sure I need to order this...

Strata | Hungry in Houston

Posted on December 5, 2010 Hungry in Houston had the privileged opportunity to attend the Bart O'Brien Holiday Wine Dinner at Strata Houston. It was exceptional! But why was it unique? Continue Reading Posted on November 6, 2010 First let me apologize for the photos....

Fogo De Chao – A 5th Graders View | Hungry in Houston

To experience something through the eyes of an exceptional young person is truly magical.  I wanted to share a review that Katherine S., a 5th grader from Houston, provides on Fogo De Chao. - – - – - – - – - - If you are a big meat eater and have a craving for salad,...

Wine | Hungry in Houston

Posted on January 19, 2011 Texas' top sommeliers battle it out in the ride of your life as the de-mystify and de-myth the art of pairing. The Wine Ride 2011 - It's like the Amazing Race but all the challenges consist of food and wine! Continue Reading Posted on...

Thai | Hungry in Houston

Posted on January 5, 2011 Happy new year from Hungry in Houston!  We have eaten at many places this past year.  Some we wrote about on this site (who’s 1 year anniversary is January 9th),... Continue Reading Posted on February 10, 2010 i refer to my trip to southeast...

Tacos, Breakfast Pie, Pizza – OH MY! | Hungry in Houston

By Stef – January 14, 2012Posted in: Food Reviews Hi y’all – Ok regarding last week’s post on my ‘mostly’ raw new year’s resolution…the first week was easier than the 2nd. But I guess that’s what usually happens with resolutions, they fade quick. I have no intent on...

Caprese, Texas Style | Hungry in Houston

By Adam – June 22, 2011Posted in: Recipes From Our Kitchen A Texan should be atleast a bit self sustainable.  Haven’t you heard “Country Boy Can Survive?”  With this Texas take on the classic caprese, I use my own vegetables.  I add heat and substitute...

Stuffing | Hungry in Houston

Posted on November 4, 2012 | No Comments A very quick and easy recipe that is sure to delight everyone during the holiday seasons. Its better than crack. Continue Reading... Posted on January 11, 2010 | No Comments so, i had some family members coming over for...

See Dick Burn hot sauce review | Hungry in Houston

By Adam – May 24, 2012Posted in: Hot Sauces Cute label. It attracted me to it. I have a new rule – I should always look at the ingredients before I purchase a hot sauce. Starch in a hot sauce? Acetic acid? No vinegar? Caramel colors? I am not a big fan of anything...

Why Raw? | Hungry in Houston

By Stef – August 2, 2011Posted in: Featured, Raw/Vegan So I’ll admit, I’ve been a bit flaky on the blog lately and I think it has to do with me transitioning into RAW foods. While raw foods are simply fruits, veggies, nuts and seeds – I don’t think its a very...

Share Our Strength | Hungry in Houston

Posted on May 2, 2011 | 1 Comment $100 to sample endless cuisine and drinks from Houston’s finest culinary experts –  Not a bad price for the 50+ exquisite samplings you get at Taste of the Nation.  What’s even... Continue Reading...

what is hungry in houston? | Hungry in Houston

By Adam & Stef – January 11, 2010Posted in: hungry in houston is a group for food lovers, people wanting to learn how to cook, and anyone who just likes delicious food. here we will share basic cooking techniques – how to take simple dishes and make them GREAT. we...

Taste Of The Nation | Hungry in Houston

Posted on May 2, 2011 | 1 Comment $100 to sample endless cuisine and drinks from Houston’s finest culinary experts –  Not a bad price for the 50+ exquisite samplings you get at Taste of the Nation.  What’s even... Continue Reading...

Raw Marinated Kale Salad – easy! | Hungry in Houston

I love kale! It’s one of the superfoods and soo delicious - when prepped right. But when raw, kale can be bitter and a little too tough for the likings of a salad.The trick to eating raw kale is to break the kale down and get a nice tasty marinade infused into the...

Where's My Team Realtree Energy Drink?! | Hungry in Houston

By Adam & Stef – March 6, 2011Posted in: Beer & Beverage Can’t see it, can you! We’ve all had those moments, wondering if the growing pile of shiny and obnoxious Bud Light cans outside the deer blind scared all the deer off. Well not anymore!! Now when you’re...

The Best Easy Egg Nog Recipe | Hungry in Houston

My Grandmother is probably not going to like this, especially since she has brought the best eggnog to Christmas Eve since I can remember (she even uses ice cream!), but I just think I might have her beat. ok, there are lots of eggnog recipes out there, but this one...

bacon & egg breakfast pho | Hungry in Houston

By Adam & Stef – May 22, 2010Posted in: Recipes From Our Kitchen reminiscing of my trip to japan, i miss being able to wake up, walk a block and order a japanese soup breakfast. i woke up this morning knowing exactly what i wanted – an asian style soup! having not...

Hungry in Houston – Houston Food Blog – Part 4

Latest Headlines Posted on December 13, 2010 | 4 Comments My Monday morning was immediately made better, when my lovely friend Linsy walked in with the most massive shrimp chips I’ve ever seen. She told me her mom had made them, and... Continue Reading... Posted on...

how to make homemade shrimp chip snacks | Hungry in Houston

By Adam & Stef – December 13, 2010Posted in: Recipes From Our Kitchen My Monday morning was immediately made better, when my lovely friend Linsy walked in with the most massive shrimp chips I’ve ever seen. She told me her mom had made them, and before she could...

tangy cucumbers | Hungry in Houston

for a refreshing and very healthy pick-me-up snack, tangy cucumbers do it for me. and they are so simple its stupid. the magic ingredient is the “fruit seasoning” made by tajin, and its all natural. it is often found as a condiment in many authentic Mexican...

Super Bowl Wings! | Hungry in Houston

I have a guilty pleasure.  I love Buffalo Wild Wings.  I am a Blazin’ Challenge survivor – and have the shirt to prove it.  12 Blazin’ wings in 5 minutes.  Yes, they are a chain.  Why do I love them so?  It’s their sauce.  They are incredible.  Their Caribbean Jerk is...

Experimental Pan Seared Filet Mignon | Hungry in Houston

By Adam & Stef – November 1, 2010Posted in: Recipes From Our Kitchen If you like your steak medium, medium-well, well-done, you can stop reading here and go check Facebook. I have always been a griller.  Steak had to be grilled and it had to be rib-eye.  Filet to...

Meet Rishi, HiH’s newest contributor | Hungry in Houston

By Rishi Singh – February 22, 2011Posted in: Featured Food, it’s a sensory experience! Touch – A sea of avocados, three minutes of thumb indentations to determine your ripe companion. Taste – A smile creeping across your face as a triple cream brie serenades your...

Hungry In Houston | Hungry in Houston

Posted on March 17, 2010 | 6 Comments christmas comes but once a year to every girl and boy.  we all have a favorite season we wait all year, every year, for a cherished annual event to take place.  it is almost spring in houston.  the temps reach 70, the tree’s are...

How To Boil Crawfish | Hungry in Houston

Posted on March 17, 2010 | 6 Comments christmas comes but once a year to every girl and boy.  we all have a favorite season we wait all year, every year, for a cherished annual event to take place.  it is almost spring in houston.  the temps reach 70, the tree’s are...

cajun crawfish boil | Hungry in Houston

By Adam & Stef – March 17, 2010Posted in: Popular, Recipes From Our Kitchen, Video christmas comes but once a year to every girl and boy.  we all have a favorite season we wait all year, every year, for a cherished annual event to take place.  it is almost spring...

Who Are You People!? | Hungry in Houston

No, we are not executive chefs at a local restaurant, nor do we have a training or a cooking background.  We represent most people out there – real people that enjoy food and just love to cook.  We absolutely have an appreciation for fine dining and our favorite top...

Pizza | Hungry in Houston

Posted on April 7, 2011 | 6 Comments At loss for words attempting to explain my love affair with pizza, I decided an illustration of my obsessive compulsive cooking would best reconcile my lack of words. Passion or obsession? Full Story

Pizza obsessive disorder | Hungry in Houston

Margherita, begin here At loss for words attempting to explain my love affair with pizza, I decided an illustration of my obsessive compulsive cooking would best reconcile my lack of words.  Passion or obsession? Surely a bit of both. Obsession, at times, holds a...

Wine Ride 2011 – Texas' Top Somms | Hungry in Houston

By Adam & Stef – January 19, 2011Posted in: Events, Featured This weekend, I participated in the first Wine Ride, a series of wine pairing challenges at different Austin locations,  and my team witnessed firsthand the thought and creativity that goes into every...

Stone Brewing | Hungry in Houston

Posted on May 3, 2011 | No Comments Double Bastard Beer Review   The air turned uncharacteristically cool this afternoon for May.  Perfect timing as I stumbled upon a treasure that was fit for this temperature change.  As a long time fan of Stone Brewing Company, I...

Double Bastard | Hungry in Houston

Posted on May 3, 2011 | No Comments Double Bastard Beer Review   The air turned uncharacteristically cool this afternoon for May.  Perfect timing as I stumbled upon a treasure that was fit for this temperature change.  As a long time fan of Stone Brewing Company, I...

Short Drive for Texas Meade | Hungry in Houston

By Adam & Stef – April 11, 2011Posted in: Beer & Beverage, Featured, Outside Houston Some believe mead is the oldest fermented beverage.  Texas is not close to being old by historical standards, but you may be surprised to find out that you are under two hours...

grilled cheese, the right way | Hungry in Houston

By Adam & Stef – January 11, 2010Posted in: recipes from our kitchen, video check out the first of many cooking demos. on the first episode adam will teach you how to perfect the grilled cheese. i know you may be thinking – grilled cheese, c’mon that’s easy. but...