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D’s Cajun Eats

The “Cajun” in D’s Cajun Eats & Barbecue is something of a misnomer, one many restaurants with origins in Louisiana have adopted for the sake of convenience when they open up out of state. In truth this is a New Orleans Creole / soul food combo with emphases on barbecue and some of the best [...]

2020-10-08T18:52:20-05:00October 8th, 2020|Articles, Business Development, My Brays Oaks|

Sazón Garifuna

For those of you still wary of sit-down meals inside restaurants, Houston’s wildly diverse fleet of food trucks offers up pretty much every cuisine on the planet. Nowhere is that fact more apparent than at Sazón Garifuna in Brays Oaks. Those of you with a good Spanish vocabulary will know that “sazón” means “seasoning,” but [...]

2020-10-08T18:36:48-05:00October 8th, 2020|Community News, My Brays Oaks|

Sunrise starts with a daily glaze at Bakery Donuts

By JD Herman For some folks a cup of coffee is the spark plug that helps start the day but the fuel that gets Houston through lunch is the glazed donut. You can try and convince me the wake-up food of choice in Texas is the breakfast taco, but I think the classic American glazed [...]

2020-10-05T18:50:22-05:00October 5th, 2020|Articles, Business Development, Community News, My Brays Oaks|

Houston Israelis Feeling More At Home In New Grocery Store, Fresh Green Delights

By HAGIT BIBI | JHV Fresh Green Delights, a neighborhood produce and grocery store, takes you straight to Israel, making many native Israelis feel at home. The small store, located at 10103 Fondren Rd. Suite 118, is becoming popular all over Texas. People from Dallas, San Antonio and Austin come especially to Houston looking for [...]

2020-10-05T19:42:34-05:00October 1st, 2020|Articles, Business Development, My Brays Oaks|

India House Adapting and Supporting Houston During the Pandemic

By JD Herman Covid-19 affects everyone and has significantly impacted many businesses and entities across Houston, including India House, one of the most beloved community support groups in the city. Despite the impact of the pandemic, India House has been able to adapt, allowing the organization to continue meeting the ever-shifting needs of the community. While [...]

2020-10-05T19:42:39-05:00September 4th, 2020|Articles, Business Development, Community News, My Brays Oaks|

Interview with Sheri Cortez, Economic Development Chair of Brays Oaks

By Christina Autry Sheri Cortez is the Brays Oaks Management District’s Chair of Economic Development. Cortez has been an active member of the community for twenty-five years, and is a leader in the district’s current rebranding initiative. We spoke with Cortez to get a brief update on this rebranding process and where it stands.   [...]

2020-10-05T19:42:47-05:00August 31st, 2020|Community News, My Brays Oaks|

Variedades Lazo – Salvadoran Food Treasure

By JD Herman Tucked away off South Gessner on Creekbend Drive is a wonderful bakery and restaurant serving up specialties from El Salvador. The storefront of this eatery is deceptively simple, but open the door and the smell of fresh baked treats will wash over you and instantly transport you to grandmother’s kitchen. There is [...]

2020-10-05T19:42:51-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Articles, Business Development, My Brays Oaks|

Great Spin on Peruvian Classics

On the corner of Willowbend and South Post Oak is one of Houston’s best South American eateries. Peru Gourmet offers unique and flavorful dishes inspired by Peruvian classics from owners Franz Bardeles and Fransciso Banich. Originally from Lima, they opened The restaurant 5 years ago to share their love of Peruvian food, and have been [...]

2020-10-05T19:42:57-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Articles, Business Development, My Brays Oaks|

Colombian Flavors in the Brays Oaks District

By Christina Autry With over 50,000 Colombian-Americans living in Houston, our metropolitan area has become a fantastic place to find Colombia’s signature dish: the Bandeja Paisa. Parrilla Colombiana, a restaurant in the Brays Oaks Management District, is no exception. A visit to this hidden gem reveals a menu representing Colombia and Latin America, with a [...]

2020-10-05T19:43:00-05:00August 2nd, 2020|Articles, Business Development, My Brays Oaks|

New York Deli – Serving the Community with Comfort Food in a Pandemic

When the craving for a Dr. Brown’s Cel-Ray, matzoh-ball soup, potato pancakes, and lox takes hold, the New York Deli and Coffee Shop has got you covered. The deli, and attached HKA-certified Bagel Shop Bakery, have been staples in southwest Houston for 45 years and is classic takes on favorites, often seeing 45-minute waits on [...]

2020-10-05T19:43:06-05:00June 2nd, 2020|Articles, Business Development, My Brays Oaks|
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