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oPorto Restaurant

If you get a chance, a most delightful restaurant to try is oPorto in Midtown (Houston), a Portuguese tapas bar. Just walking in and smelling the wood burning oven is good enough but the service and ambiance are fabulous too. … Continue reading

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Brennan’s of Houston

Last night, Patty and I joined friends at Brennan’s of Houston for a wonderful evening, taking advantage of Houston’s Restaurant Weeks special menu.  Participating restaurants donate $5-7 to the Houston Food Bank benefitting underfunded families. Brennan’s offers the finest in … Continue reading

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Uchi – You Go. Now!

Last week, I had quite possibly the best culinary experience I’ve ever had.  Uchi’s in Houston is an upscale, contemporary, fusion sushi bar and restaurant that serves the kinds of things you see being made on Top Chef and all … Continue reading

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Kiran’s Restaurant (Houston) – Traditional Indian Cuisine

Last night, three of us had dinner for the first time at Kiran’s Restaurant and Bar.  We wanted an all vegetarian diet and wanted a restaurant that could present us with new foods and flavors.  We chose Kiran’s based on … Continue reading

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Finding Treasures On Criagslist

Yes, you must be careful and yes, you need to take safety precautions, but there are real treasures to be had on http://www.craigslist.org  . Lots of people have quality items that they need to get rid.  Often, there is nothing … Continue reading

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Staying on a Budget

Why is it that as soon as I determine to stay on a budget, all kinds of things pop up to try to make me come off of that budget? I’ve got a weakness for spending money on two things … Continue reading

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