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THE FORT BEND FOODIE

By Denise Monroe


The Fort Bend Foodie 04/16/14

Keeping it local Kudos goes to the Fort Bend County Museum docents for keeping it local with every aspect of planning including the catering at the Lone Star Stomp last Saturday. Our own Braman Winery provided the wine for the evening and the Fort Bend Brewery provided the beer. Catering the food for the event […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 04/09/14

The Mighty Mud Bugs It’s springtime and you know what that means, crawfish season is here! Although it’s not a good year for crawfish due to weather conditions, we love them all the same. For a reward no bigger than a thumb, we peel our way through the red crustaceans one by one until our […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 04/02/14

Restaurant Etiquette: The Importance of the Napkin The napkin not only serves to protect your lap against falling food, it is also a key indicator to the people around you as to what to do next. In a restaurant the napkin could be thought of as a flag similar to the one used in sporting events….when […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 03/26/14

Restaurant Etiquette: Server Etiquette This week I want to address another side of the etiquette spectrum – that of the wait staff. As patrons, our experience is primarily shaped by the pleasantness and effectiveness of these people. Often the gratuity is a reflection of that experience. So if this is the line of work you […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 03/19/14

Ninja Japanese Cuisine 1800 FM 359, Suite 180 Richmond, TX Cuisine: Japanese & Sushi This restaurant came recommended by a few readers. It’s a small place in a strip center near Pecan Grove with a warm family feel inside. The wait staff was very eager to seat me, place a menu in my hands and […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 03/12/14

If you don’t know a lot about wines and price is a consideration, ask the wine steward for assistance.  Remember that they often work on commission and are likely to suggest a rather expensive wine if no guidelines are given.  If no prices are listed and price is a factor, ask about the house wine […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 03/05/14

Restaurant étiquette – Gratitude or attitude? One thing sure to send a message about the dining experience of a patron, and probably the most contentious aspect of restaurant etiquette is the tip – otherwise know as gratuity. Expectations on this topic are never the same and purely subjective. The hourly rate waiters & waitresses receive […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 02/26/14

On a recent restaurant visit I noticed that perched on every table along the path was at least one cell phone. Almost comical as if it were the “in” thing to do, the white-framed life lines were placed strategically toward the corner of the table being monitored ever so closely for that first blink or […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 02/19/14

Zoë’s Kitchen 2260 Lone Star Drive Sugar Land, TX 77479 Cuisine: Healthy Mediterranean This restaurant was a delightful surprise. Nestled among the numerous restaurants in the Town Square area, it carries the same upscale feel, but with a fast food concept. You won’t find French fries here. In fact, the only way they serve potatoes […]

The Fort Bend Foodie 02/12/14

Escalante’s Fine Tex Mex & Tequila 15933 City Walk Sugar Land, TX 77479 Cuisine: Tex Mex This restaurant is in the heart of Sugar Land Town Square. On a pleasant Friday evening, the windows were open all around the restaurant so you definitely got an outdoor feel. It is decorated in modern Aztec style with […]

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