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 …

Hugo Caliente… Farm-to-Fork Quick Serve Concept is Open

When was the last time that the chef came to your table in a “quick serve” restaurant to check on your meal? OK, full disclosure… I was with two other food/restaurant writers to check out Hugo Caliente, a new quick-serve “Tex-Mex/Mexican” restaurant in Town and Country Center. Also, he knew who we were. The real …

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 …

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