Cheap Eats: Salmon Napoleon

I’m making a post for my frugal readers out there because not everyone can afford to eat out. And most people don’t have time to make a meal that’ll take more than 20 minutes to make. So today’s post is all about taking a cheap grocery store item and making it into a gourmet meal….

Portobello Gravy

Do you know what time it is? That’s right. It’s time for another delicious recipe. This time a mushroom and leek gravy made with baby Portobello mushrooms. You can use this gravy on a protein like steak or chicken or if you’re vegan or vegetarian you can use over rice (I ate with Jasmine rice), mashed potatoes, pasta…

Homemade Herb Bread

I love making my own bread mainly because it tastes so much better than store-bought.  I like fresh bread to go with my soups and stews that I cook around this time of year.  I believe most people do not make their own bread because they assume its difficult and time consuming. I am here to show…

Restaurant Week Review: UP Restaurant

All across the country restaurants in major cities are offering patrons a one of a kind dining experience for a fraction of the price. Here in Houston, its actually Restaurant WEEKS and it lasts the whole month of August until the first week of September. I have only participated in New York City and in…

The Union Kitchen

Continuing my journey for Houston Restaurant Week, my next stop was at The Union Kitchen located in the Memorial area of Houston. I was excited to taste the menu since I had previewed what they would be serving beforehand by searching online. Unfortunately, my server informed me that they would not be doing the restaurant week menu…

Le Viet Restaurant (Vietnamese Cuisine)

I love when I stumble upon random restaurants and it turns out to be a lovely and tasty surprise! My son and I stopped here for lunch. We just came from the museum and we were both starving by this point. I haven’t had Vietnamese in awhile so decided to check it out. First we…

Indika

This is my first time participating in Houston Restaurant Week, which is running until September 1st. So since this is my first experience I decided I wanted to try some Indian food since I do not see many establishments around in Houston. I finally decided to go with the authentic, Indika, located in the heart of…