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Vincent Mandola
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Vincent Mandola, a Houston Legend

Vincent Mandola passed away over the weekend on 07/19/20. His family reports that he was diagnosed with corona virus in March and died of heart failure on Sunday. Vincent Mandola was the owner and proprietor of the Houston Mid-Town and Montrose area favorites Nino’s and Vincent’s, along with Grapino’s and fast casual dining concept Pronto […]

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Weekly Favorites 07/15/18 to 07/21/18

Another new batch of favorite food and restaurant articles! Easy Protein Pancakes – via Maune Legacy Don’t get me wrong, I love pancakes for breakfast, especially smothered in whipped cream, macerated strawberries, and maple syrup. But sometimes, I think it would be nice to get a little bit more nutrients out of them. This pancake […]

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Best of Houston

For the past few months, I’ve been working on a Best Houston – Kid Friendly post. Lately though, I’ve come in to a bit of a snag. I’ve found that one or two of the places I’ve picked to feature as a kid friendly Houston Restaurant, have come up closed. That leaves me with eight […]

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Weekly Favorites 02/25 to 03/03

It’s been another exciting week for finding food and restaurant articles! Don’t worry though, I’ve got a few new posts in the works too! The Best Queso in Houston – via Houston Press The Best Queso in Houston Photo Credit Erika Kwee/Houston Press I honestly believe that best way to measure to caliber of a […]

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Junior’s Texas BBQ and Seafood

I went through the archives and found another throwback post from my days as the Houston BBQ Examiner. This time around, I’m sharing a restaurant review I wrote for Junior’s Texas BBQ and Seafood! Junior’s Texas Barbecue and Seafood Although the restaurant and clientele may seem a little ruff on the outside, it is quickly […]

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Pollos Asados el Rodeo

I found another article in the archives from my time as the Houston Barbecue Examiner. This time, it is a little food truck on I-10 East called Pollos Asados el Rodeo. Pollos Asados el Rodeo Walking up to Pollos Asados El Rodeo, the smell of smoked chicken fills the air. Located on the Southeast corner […]

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Houston Essential Restaurants 2016

This is the first of what I hope to make an annual list of my top 10 Houston Restaurants. The choices and opinions are purely my own and are not meant to rule out any particular restaurant as not being great. Who knows, if a restaurant doesn’t make it on this list, there is always […]

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Houston 101: Where Can I Get the Best Ribs?

Here’s another throwback post to my time as the Houston Barbecue Examiner. I did a series called Houston 101, that explored the barbecue around the city of Houston. Pizzitola’s Barbecue Houston 101: Where can I get  the best ribs? In Houston, the absolute best place to get some good ribs is Pizzitola’s Bar-B-Cue. Located at […]

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Tin Roof BBQ

Tin Roof Barbecue I went in to the archives for this article. Literally. About seven years ago I was the the Houston Barbecue Examiner for Examiner.com. Saddly, my page on Examiner.com has gone inactive. Fortunately I saved all of my articles! One of my favorite articles is this one written about local barbecue restaurant Tin […]