On April 8th, 2018, 1-4 p.m., The Ninfa Laurenzo Scholarship Fund will hold its first fundraiser, TACOS OVER TEXAS, in collaboration with El Tiempo Cantina and the Original Ninfa’s on Navigation. The event will bring together over a dozen chefs from around the nation in a friendly competition honoring the legacy of Mama Ninfa Laurenzo and …

Los Tios in Houston

  I’ve Been Revisiting Los Tios in Houston for Decades….I am a fourth-generation Houstonian. When my great grandfather moved to Houston in 1870, there were no Mexican/Tex-Mex restaurants here. It’s a different story now, however. I have been a lover of Tex-Mex food all of my life.  In fact, I believe that my first exposure to Tex-Mex food, other than …

Claudia’s Fresh-Mex Opens in Northwest Houston

A new dining concept opens in near northwest Houston… and it’s “slow food” served fast! Chef Benjamin G. Arcizio and Owner Claudia Oakley Claudia Oakley grew up in Monterrey, Mexico.  Every day, she bought fresh hot tortillas across the street in her neighborhood and her mother, Graziella, made fresh tacos, enchiladas and exciting meals using …

Arturo Boada Cuisine

Arturo Boada’s newest restaurant has been open for a few months and has raised the bar for “neighborhood restaurants” in west Houston.  I guess there must have a lot of people in our neighborhood who go out to eat, as let’s face it…  there are a lot of really good restaurants in the Tanglewood/Briargrove area of …

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