Fish Tales at Galveston Mardi Gras – A Tale of Two Cities

Oh, what a night! The celebrations in Galveston have evolved greatly from their origins in 1867 to George Mitchell’s re-invention in 1986 to now. The Island was positively electric with excitement, and the whole community was alive with color and sound. No… Read More

Bradley’s Fine Diner IS a BFD!

Why did the Funky Chicken cross the road? Actually, it didn’t cross the road, it’s at the other end of the strip center from BFD (Bradley’s Fine Diner). Roughly four months after opening their chicken-every-single-way operation, Funky Chicken… and a couple of… Read More

Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen… My Neighborhood Pancake House, Too?

I kinda grew up with Sylvia Casares. Well, I didn’t really grow up with Sylvia (I’m much older than Sylvia), but as a fourth-generation Texan, with relatives sprinkled all over the Rio Grande Valley, I spent my youth chasing down excellent Tex-Mex… Read More

The Top Ten Most Popular Articles on This Blog (By Type of Food/Restaurant or Recipe)?

I thought it would be instructive to take a look at the most popular posts on this blog and rank the Top Ten from the standpoint of the number of hits by type of food, restaurant or recipe.  Frankly, I was quite surprised… Read More

The REAL Caesar’s Salad… Its History and Recipe of a Baja Classic

Caesar’s Restaurant in Tijuana, Mexico A guest article, by me, from my own Mexico travel blog,  Jack Tyler’s Mexico: Over in Houston, Texas (una colonia de Mexico), there is an annual competition to create the “Best Caesar Salad”  in the city.  That would be… Read More

27th Annual Caesar Salad Competition on October 21st, 2011

It’s The Competition to Prepare the Most Widely Served Mexican Dish Outside of Mexico… the Caesar Salad! It’s time for Houston’s 27th Annual Caesar SaladCompetition.  This year, it will be held on October 21st at the Four Seasons Hotel, 1300 Lamar Street, from 5-8… Read More

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