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Houston Restaurant Has A Rich Soul Food Legacy

Brooke Lewis
Posted on August 31
Crispy fried chicken and macaroni and cheese.

Yes, your mouth will water from the fried chicken and other offerings at This Is It Soul Food. (Houston's This It Soul Food/Facebook)

Tonight, check out the Nosh Culinary showcase, which highlights African, African-American, and Caribbean cuisines. Then, if you’re still feeling hungry, make a trip to one of Houston’s historic soul food restaurants. Finally, have you started preparing for Rosh Hashanah yet? If not, I’ve got you covered below.

🍽️ Food Showcase At Shell Energy Stadium

This event hosted by Black Restaurant Week features unlimited food samples from some of Houston’s finest restaurants including, Mo’ Better Brews, Creole Kitchen, and The Smoke. Tickets start at $50 for general admission. [Houston Chronicle 🔒]

😋 This Houston Restaurant Made Oxtails Famous

This Is It Soul Food, which opened in 1959, is one of Houston’s most beloved soul food restaurants. The restaurant is famous for its oxtails, which takes the chef three hours to make. As someone who’s tasted them before, you’ll want to savor every bite. [Houston Chronicle 🔒]

🍴Order From These Restaurants For Rosh Hashanah

Next month, Jewish families will observe Rosh Hashanah, or the Jewish New Year. Lees Den, Kenny & Ziggy’s New York Delicatessen & Bakery, and Hamsa are all offering delicious meals to celebrate the holidays. [Eater Houston]

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