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This Magical Houston Winter Wonderland Bar Is Bringing 'Snow' To H-Town

Walk through movie-themed rooms filled with Christmas joy

Winter does not frequently bring fluffy blankets of snow to Houston, but that doesn't mean Houstonians can't find a beautiful Christmas paradise.

The all-new 'Winter Wonderland' pop-up bar deep in the heart of H-town just might be the most festive of its kind in Texas.

The bar offers up an unbelievable audio-visual walk-through experience complete with holiday cocktails and amazing photo-ops where you can take pics to start filling your Insta feed with.

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You Can Now Get A Chicken Sandwich Topped With Mac 'N Cheese At This Houston Resturaunt

They also specialize in chicken 'n waffle sandwiches 🧇🍗😋

One of Houston's newest Chicken spots just added a new dish that will undoubtedly attract lovers of Mac N Cheese and fried chicken.

The Waffle Bus, which originally started as a food truck, recently opened its first sit-down restaurant earlier this year and has been attracting Texas foodies ever since.

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You Can Get Sushi Donuts & Poke Pizza At This Brand New Houston Spot

Time to get your sushi on.

One of the most colorful and creative foods that people can find in Houston is easily sushi. The dish can be created in a variety of ways to make it simple, elegant, over-the-top, or so unique it doesn't even look like sushi anymore. There is one new Houston sushi-loving restaurant that actually makes donuts and burritos out of rice, fish, seaweed, and tons of tasty toppings. This is one place you do not want to miss out on visiting!

Poke Burri Houston has an exciting menu full of creative and mouthwatering dishes involving fresh and colorful fish and toppings.

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A Brand New Nashville Hot Chicken Spot Is Opening In Houston This Weekend

It's gonna be hot!

Even as the weather grows hotter, Houstonians' cravings for deliciously hot food stays constant. With so many cultures, ethnicities, and cuisines across the big city, a heaping plate of hot food is always just around the corner. Now, a new spot that specializes in spiciness is opening this weekend, and you need to get your hands on it. Main Chick Hot Chicken in Houston is about to bring the heat up a notch (or two).

Main Chick Hot Chicken is ready to open for business and serve the most deliciously unique Nashville-style fried chicken. The new "hot spot" specializes in chicken dishes that are adorned with mild to wild sauces and spices.

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12 Black-Owned Eateries In Houston That Will Spice Up Your Life

You might want to check some of these out.

When heading out to go grab a bite to eat, Houstonians can get so overwhelmed with how many delicious choices there are across the big city. Rather than going to the same chain restaurant for the fifth time this month, why not try out something new? Especially someplace that will send your tastebuds on a euphoric journey unlike any other! These 11 black-owned Houston restaurants are sure to deliver you an eating experience like no other.

The French Fry House

Price: 💸

Cuisine: French Fries & More

Address: 5740 S Wayside Dr., Houston, TX

Why You Need To Go: Who wouldn't want to eat a giant plate of loaded french fries for dinner? This black-owned eatery will surely send your taste buds to heaven. Stopping by the next time you're craving some fried goodness is the best idea.

Cupcake Kitchen 

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Southern

Address: 2533 Southmore Suite D, Houston, TX

Why You Need To Go: Grab the tastiest loaded shrimp plates, mac and cheese, jerk chicken and waffles, and more.

Twisted Grilled Cheese

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Grilled Cheese

Address: 2829 Chimney Rock Rd., Houston, TX

Why You Need To Go: To get a mouth full of gooey cheese stuffed between tasty buttered bread. There's never a bad time for grilled cheese.

Turkey Leg Hut

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Turkey Legs

Address: 4839 Almeda Rd., Houston, TX

Why You Need To Go: This place is famous for its massive turkey legs that slide off the bone. Wash it all down with a massive boozy beverage!

Mico's Hot Chicken

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Chicken

Address: 1603 N Durham Dr., Houston, TX

Why You Need To Go: It's time to head over to Mico's for one of the best hot chicken sandwiches in town.

Glazed The Doughnut Cafe

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Doughnuts

Address: 1333 Old Spanish Trl., Houston, TX

Why You Need To Go: There's no better way to end your night than with a tasty marshmallow covered donut from a local bakery.

Soul Food Vegan

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Vegan

Address: 2901 Emancipation Ave., Houston, TX

Why You Need To Go: Vegans and vegetarians need not miss out on all the tasty black-owned eateries, because this spot serves mouthwatering meals that are plant-based!

Kaffeine Coffee 

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Cafe

Address: 5225 Almeda Rd., Houston, TX

Why You Need To Go: Relax at this spot with your laptop and a tasty coffee in hand.

Sparkles Hamburger Spot 

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Hamburgers

Address: 4420 Emancipation Ave., Houston, TX

Why You Need To Go: Pair your yummy burger with a unique boozy lightbulb drink. How cute are these?

Lucille's

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Southern

Address: 5512 La Branch St., Houston, TX

Why You Need To Go: Baked mac and cheese, burgers, cornish hen, waffles, and much more await you at Lucille's.

Frenchy's Chicken

Price: 💸

Cuisine: Chicken

Address: 12202 Almeda Rd., Houston, TX and more locations

Why You Need To Go: Grab a bite to eat at Frenchy's and see for yourself how amazing their chicken sandwiches are.

Phil & Derek's Restaurant

Price: 💸💸

Cuisine: Creole/Cajun

Address: 1701 Webster St., Houston, TX

Why You Need To Go: Their chicken and waffles need to be at the top of your must-try list when you stop by!

This Texas State Fair Is Hosting A 'Fair Food Drive-In' Wonderland This June

Grab a bite of the best fried foods.

One of the genres of foods that Texans can agree makes the springtime so exciting is fair food. As state fairs and rodeos roll into towns across the state, locals gather for the exciting entertainment and delicious, deep-fried, buttery foods. However, with large events being canceled or postponed this season, Texas state fairs have to make do with what they've got, and one has got their East Texas locals covered with a "fair food drive-in" coming this June.

Craving a turkey leg or funnel cake? The East Texas State Fair is here to serve you. From June 4 to June 7, 2020, visitors from all over can come to enjoy a safer way to experience fair food this spring.

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