Eats & Tweets

Tired of all those “foodie pics” on social media? How about experiencing the greatness of it all for yourself. Check out our restaurant and foodie highlights!

So much food, so little time…wait, there’s always time for food, right?! Well, if you are a greedy gut or just a lover of everything sinfully taste-tastic, three restaurants in the Houston area are keeping you coming with some new additions to their menus.

Fans of the #HTownTakeover will soon be able to eat a delicious meal while giving back to the Houston Football program as BB’s Café debuts The Applewhite, named after first-year Houston Football Head Coach Major Applewhite, on Sept. 5.

After the lovable “Bubba” stole our hearts in Forrest Gump, we just love any and everything about shrimp — and the many ways you can prepare it. Well, thanks to a Super Bowl champ and QVC, we can get our tasty seafood treats delivered to our front doors to serve to our friends and family members, or be the hits at pot-luck office parties. Jarvis Green and his company, Oceans 97, will debut his U.S. wild-caught shrimp on the QVC network on July 19 between 5 – 6 p.m. (EDT), so let’s get ready to tune in and get those credit cards ready!

Whataburger is upping the breakfast game with the new Spicy Strawberry Chicken and Sausage Biscuits, now available from 11 p.m. to 11 a.m. for a limited time. If you’re looking to kick-start your morning or curb a late-night craving, the new Spicy Strawberry Jam is sure to get your taste buds going.

In honor of National Burger Month in May, Whataburger is calling fans to participate in the #BurgerVerseContest poetry contest. Rhymers and rappers alike will submit their best Whataburger poetry for the chance to win a moment of fame on Whataburger’s social media channels, free Whataburger for a Year and a $500 Ticketmaster gift card.

Black Restaurant Week went out with a bang Saturday night at the “Power of the Palate” mixologist competition, hosted at Scrappy Browns in the heart of Houston’s Third Ward.