Adams Extract: It’s Not Just Vanilla! BBQ Rub, Ice Cream & Skillet Cookies, Oh My!

Any Texan who has ever baked anything is familiar with the brand Adams Extract. But did you know they make more than just Vanilla Extract? They’ve actually got an assortment of flavorings, box cake mix kits, BBQ rubs and grill seasoning blends, and a whole line of herbs and spices. Did we mention ice cream? Did we mention cookies?  Oh yes. There’s a lot you need to learn about this vintage Texas business from Gonzales. They are diversifying y’all, and it’s really quite wonderful. Continue reading


In-N-Out Is Coming To Houston, So We Asked A Real Californian What All The Fuss Is About


In-N-Out Burger, the famed California fast food haven, is rumored to be closing on at least one plot of land in the Houston area. Jazz Hamilton, VP of Retail Brokerage Services at CBRE confirmed the rumor but refused to disclose the location. Apparently, plans are still in their infancy, but the restaurant is expected to open this year. Continue reading


Mexican Style Ice Cream Parlor, El Kiosko, Comes To Tomball

We love Mexican food. I mean, we REALLY love Mexican food. We also love ice cream. And margaritas. But I digress. A brand new Mexican restaurant has opened in Tomball and it’s not your typical cocina. It’s El Kiosko, and it’s a Mexican ice cream shop serving up Mangonadas (a spiced mango fruit drink), Troles (fruit ice), Elotes (cheesy grilled corn on the cob), Jugos Naturales (fresh fruit smoothies), Tostadas and Tortas (the Mexican solution to a sandwich), Nachos (need we explain?) and of course, ice cream a la Mexicana. Continue reading


Chuck Norris Unleashes Never Ending Source Of Power: Bottled Water

Chuck Norris has ventured into the industry of bottled water with his new brand, CFORCE. The water is sourced from a sustainable, natural aquifer deep beneath Chuck Norris’ Lone Wolf Ranch in Navasota.

According to the company website, “CFORCE doesn’t flow from the ground; it bursts from an artesian spring with the same unharnessed power and intensity you’d expect from Chuck Norris’ roundhouse kick.”

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Café Marrese

Café Marrese: Best Coffee House in Northwest Houston!

If you want to enjoy the best coffee, breakfast, and pastries in Northwest Houston, Café Marrese is a very safe bet. The little family owned cafe is poshly decorated and serves up a delicious assortment of breakfast favorites including steel cut oatmeal, hearty omelets, savory breakfast wraps, and of course combination plates including ever-popular items like bacon, eggs, waffles, and sausage. Continue reading