This Week in Food Blogs: Houston's Best Sausages and Frozen Custard for the Summer

Categories: Leftovers

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Photo by Michael Shum
Sichuan boiled fish at Tan Do, courtesy of our Flickr pool.
Eater Houston: You look like you could use a stiff drink. (Yes, I know it's only 7 a.m.) Luckily, Eater's new editor Eric Sandler has put together quite the useful list for just that purpose. The latest cocktail "heatmap" features some of our favorites, like Line & Lariat (for its new Manhattan series) and Under the Volcano's excellent Bloody Mary.

Brewtiful: In her latest post, Houston Beer Week and Camp Beer founder Cathy Clark poses the pertinent question: Is craft beer going to the bros? See why she thinks the beer scene's tendency toward female objectification could lead to a big backslide.

Dude, You Going to Eat That?: "Modern American food media seem to be confused about gluten," writes Dr. Ricky, whose post on how gluten forms in food is both instructive and includes a recipe for a pizza scone of his own creation.

Chili Bob's Houston Eats: With summer grilling season approaching, it's a great time to familiarize yourself with the best local brats (or just sausages, as they're called here in Texas) to stock up on for your next party. Bruce has a great guide to your best bets.

Hank On Food: Speaking of guides to summer treats, Hank has a post on where in Houston to find the best frozen custard and an explanation of what exactly makes the cold treat so different from (and so much better than, in my opinion) ice cream.

Arbitrary Criticism: End the day with a laugh and find out why Catherine Martin gave JerryBuilt Homegrown Burgers a score of nearly 10,000 on her food blog. (Hint: It does not involve the actual burgers.)



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Location Info

Line & Lariat

220 Main St., Houston, TX

Category: Restaurant

Under The Volcano

2349 Bissonnet, Houston, TX

Category: Music

JerryBuilt Homegrown Burgers

3501 W. Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX

Category: Restaurant


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FaneuilD
FaneuilD

Ritter's Frozen Custard! Really? ....same as Indy?Can't wait to get there!!

 

Corey
Corey

Wow that looks good, not unlike the mapo tofu at China Cafe..

Jeandefluerette
Jeandefluerette

 Very alluring pic, I agree. I tried a beef dish like this last week at Suzie Wong's, and loved it. I've heard that Suzie is Daniel Wong's daughter, but isn't featuring the 'roadkill' series of dishes. Is that right?

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