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The Urban Swank girls will share tidbits of information to our readers on various topics including places to try, things to do, and any other interesting "foodie" news. This area of the website is our way to get information to you quickly and is yet another method we use to bring you the latest food buzz!

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The best and worst thing about food trucks is their mobility. Sure, it’s great and they all can simply park next to your favorite bar,…
Friday, 18 July 2014 07:37

Songkran Thai Kitchen - Well, How Was It?

Written by Shanna Jones
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Location 1101-08 Uptown Park Blvd. Houston, TX 77056 Type of Cuisine Thai Initial Thoughts Love the patio, Cheff Jett is da bomb.com, Can I have…
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 17:31

The Queen Vic - Pub & Kitchen

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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First, I must make one major disclosure. I am a Victorianist. I received my Ph.D. in Victorian literature and have spent the better half of…
Saturday, 12 July 2014 17:05

Siphon Coffee: Sip and Savor

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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First, a disclaimer. I am not a seasoned coffee drinker nor am I certainly any type of java expert. Hence why I was initially a…
Tuesday, 08 July 2014 07:29

Epicure Café: Prime In the Daytime

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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Most dictionaries define epicure as “a person who enjoys and/or seeks out fine food and drink.” That doesn’t mean, however, you won’t like Epicure Café…
Tuesday, 17 June 2014 08:46

A Dining Experience at Cove Cold Bar

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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Don’t bother with a jacket. The only thing “cold” about Cove is the fish; everything else is warm, inviting, and casual. Housed inside Haven, Cove…
Sunday, 08 June 2014 23:01

Class and Comfort at Paulie’s

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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If forced to describe the food at Paulie’s in three words, I’d have to say “spaghetti” and “sugar cookies,” because this second-generation-owned Houston restaurant is…
Monday, 02 June 2014 08:05

Uncommonly Good Baked Goods At Common Bond

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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Pâtisserie meets Bay Area-style bakery in Montrose’s Common Bond, which is not, as I initially thought, some sort of dentist collective. The brainchild of superstar…
Monday, 26 May 2014 18:07

Mo Mong Who? I’m With Dua Now

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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When I first met Dua, she went by a different name. I knew her then as Mo Mong, an Asian restaurant on Westheimer that for…
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