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Monday, November 18, 2019 — Houston, TX 54°

Varun Kukunoor


A&E 11/12/19 9:14pm

Rice Village’s new food hall Politan Row opens to public

Last weekend, long-awaited food hall Politan Row opened in Rice Village, expanding nearby restaurant options beyond tried-and-true Rice Village favorites. While most universities boast giant fast-food names like McDonald’s or Subway on their campuses, Rice’s unique culture allows student-run businesses and other smaller eateries to dominate the food scene outside of the serveries. 


A&E 10/29/19 9:50pm

Good Eats: The Houston Black Food Truck Festival

From Jamaican jerk chicken to loaded grilled cheese, the Third Annual Houston Black Food Truck Festival confirmed my belief that a happy stomach leads to a happy life. Taking place every October, the festival rallies together the greatest mobile eats of the greater Houston area.