Food writers – what they don’t talk about!

Have you ever thought about why we eat?  What is the basic, most important reason that we put food into our mouths, chew it, and swallow it? We eat because we must if we want to live and be healthy!  … Continue reading →

Uncovered: two foods prepared traditionally at Houston restaurants!

I was excited to learn that two local restaurants still value and use traditional food preparation methods for at least some of their offerings.  Houston Chronicle Food Editor Greg Morago has revealed some fascinating details about what goes on in … Continue reading →

Additions to Real Food Restaurants

I’ve added two burger restaurants to the Real Food Restaurants page—Elevation Burger and Burger Guys.  I’m still not sure these belong on a real food restaurants list, so I welcome your comments about your experiences eating at either one or … Continue reading →

Partners in Paleo – a new restaurant in the Houston area

My husband and I just visited a new (only open two weeks) restaurant for lunch yesterday.  The food was very tasty (I ate every bite of my lunch and sampled my husband’s potatoes too), and, best of all we didn’t … Continue reading →

Rethinking Everything Conference is great fun!

We arrived at the Rethinking Everything conference hotel Thursday afternoon, August 30.  I hadn’t heard about this conference until I was asked to speak on the two panels, but Rethinking Everything is exactly what its name implies–they encourage everyone to … Continue reading →

Fresh wild-caught snapper at Harvest Organic Grille–deelicious!

If you look around, Houston now has some great and healthy places to eat when you just really don’t want to cook.  We visited one of them this week and here’s what we found:  Fresh red snapper, grilled to perfection–tender … Continue reading →

Food Treasures at Houston’s Revival Market

My husband and I visited Revival Market last Friday.  I get their newsletter and am always amazed at the wide selection of pastured pork, grassfed beef, and other meats, but they also have other food treasures.  We were really hungry … Continue reading →

Tabella’s–a new farm-to-table restaurant in Kemah

We celebrated Fathers’ Day at Tabella’s, a new farm-to-table restaurant in Kemah, TX. The Chef Link Livingston and Sous Chef Chris are providing delicious, locally sourced food prepared exactly the way I like it—simple, delicious, local, and healthy. The seafood is fresh from … Continue reading →

New restaurant on Real Food Restaurants page – Chipotle Mexican Grill!

Important Update, May 24, 2013:  I removed Chipotle from the recommended restaurants list in September of 2012 because the chain was not providing important information about their ingredients; however, I have added them back to the list because the chain … Continue reading →

REAL FOOD in Houston – Bare Bowls Kitchen Food Truck

My daughter is a Houston food truck foodie, and today she took me to one that serves REAL FOOD!  Yes, REAL FOOD from the Bare Bowls Kitchen food truck.  Take a look at that yummy bowl (cup) topped with a freshly poached duck egg.  Homemade … Continue reading →