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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!

Sunday, 06 April 2014 18:06

Only Adoration For Agora

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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Agora will forever stand as proof that I can live somewhere for more than five years and be oblivious to the fact that arguably the…
Monday, 31 March 2014 18:09

Camraderie and Spice at Mala Sichuan Bistro

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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House Sculpted Special Kidneys. Couples Lung Slices. Basil Intestines. So maybe Mala Sichuan Bistro is not where you take someone whose idea of “adventurous eating”…
Monday, 17 March 2014 08:39

Luna Pizzeria: Taking a Nod From Burger King

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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One can easily argue that Houston doesn’t need another pizzeria. We have a number of decent pie joints (Star Pizza, Pink’s, Luigi’s are some of…
Friday, 14 March 2014 08:00

Feisty Creams at Fat Cat Creamery

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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In 2013, I publicly bemoaned the lack of a good old-fashioned ice parlor in Houston. I was cheered to find that many H-town residents felt…
Monday, 03 March 2014 08:12

Savory Slurps at NAM: Noodles And More

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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Because I am not the sharpest knife in the drawer, it took me more than a little while to understand fully the name of Houston’s…
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 23:34

Food To Scale A Mountain For at Himalaya

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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Over a decade ago, India was the unlikely destination of a girls’ trip. My best friend from high school, Betsy, was studying abroad in Hyderabad…
Tuesday, 28 January 2014 00:00

Vegan Victorious at Radical Eats

Written by Joanna O'Leary
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Readers of my food writing can ascertain pretty quickly I am not a vegetarian. Despite what Jonathan Safran Foer would advise, I do eat animals…
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It’s well known that restauranteur Johnny Carrabba named Mia’s Table after his beloved young daughter, but what’s less clear is whether the menu is supposed…
Wednesday, 15 January 2014 01:07

Pleasing, Rich Comfort Food at Funky Chicken

Written by Carla Soriano
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This is the story of Funky Chicken. Not to disappoint you from the get-go or anything but, apart from the cheerful music pouring out gently…
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