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Emily Lunstroth

Emily Lunstroth has 26 articles published.

Local Houstonian and Editor + Digital Director of Houston Hotel Magazine. Follow her on Instagram for her latest adventures, @emilylunstroth.

But First, Coffee (& Breakfast Tacos): Start Your Mornings at Relish

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One of our favorite River Oaks neighborhood restaurants, Relish has recently started serving a delicious and expansive breakfast menu! The naturally lit space is the ideal ambiance for breakfast with friends, an early morning work meeting or quietly enjoying the paper/news on your iPhone solo.  Keep Reading

Summer Style: This Season’s Hottest Items

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Houston shopping is a unique mix of big-name luxury and local high-end brands.  Summer in Houston is all about color and accessorizing because we’re not about to let the heat stop us from looking chic. Our summer gift guide offers one of our favorite colorful handbags, leather belts, a fresh linen dress and of course, cowboy boots —a year-round staple.

Our gift guide includes home decor from the Asher Gallery at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft – Bold Tulum earrings from Christina Greene – The Western Boots from City Boots – Turquoise bangle from J.Landa Jewelry – Breezy Dresses from Mirth Caftans – Stunning Diamond Bands from Rice Village Diamonds – Wooden Watches from Contemporary Arts Museum Houston – Alligator Belts from Maida’s Belts & Buckles.

Happy Shopping!

The 4th Annual Southern Smoke Festival

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The Southern Smoke Foundation was originally founded to raise money for MS; after co-founder Chris Shepard learned of his good friend and former sommelier Antonio Gianola was diagnosed. Since 2015 they have raised  $454,000 for the MS Society and added a second cause to their focal point- people in the food and beverage industry affected by Hurricane Harvey. This years event will continue to support both causes.
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A Little Piece of France in Midtown: Bienvenue to Cafe Poêtes

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French Cafe and Wine Club, Cafe Poêtes was started by Karine Favre-Massartic, a French woman turned Houstonian this past February and after 15 years in Houston, she was craving a little piece of home in Houston. Every detail from the crown molding to the thoughtfully curated book collection on the bookshelves are hand picked by Karine and are a nod to not just her personal ties to France, but classic French culture as well.   Keep Reading

Where to Celebrate & Eat on the 4th of July

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Even though 4th of July lands on a Wednesday this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t still enjoy the holiday! The city and its’ businesses are celebrating in different ways and we’ve rounded up a few options for you to enjoy Independence Day in Houston!  Keep Reading

The Timeless Swan Lake at The Houston Ballet

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One of the most iconic ballet’s returns to Houston as The Houston Ballet presents Stanton Welch AM’s Swan Lake. This week is the final weekend to see the performance and it is not to be missed.  Keep Reading

Sound of Summer: Houston’s Top 5 Music Venues

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When it comes to live music Houston attracts the best artists and bands from all genres of music. Our venues range from saloons operated by local firemen to mega stadiums that gather fans in the thousands! We have rounded up our top 5 spots, hope you get a chance to enjoy.  Keep Reading

River Oak’s Staple Revamps their Happy Hour

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Relish Bar & Restaurant, located in the heart of River Oaks has hit the refresh button on their happy hour menu. Staying true to their roots of American food with a southern flare, Italian and French culinary twists influence the menu and it does not disappoint.  Keep Reading

Summer Saturday’s at River Oaks District

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During the Summer months of June and July, the River Oaks District will be hosting a community based ‘Summer Saturday’s’. It is fun either the entire family can enjoy or make for a unique date! There will be live music and workout classes hosted by Equinox, and smoothie and juices from Fuel Kitchen and Health Bar along with kid-friendly games.  Keep Reading

Celebrate the Dad in Your Life!

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Father’s Day is around the corner and whether your dad wants to spend the day enjoying the golf course, exploring the city with the family or having a delicious meal, we have you covered on where to celebrate dad!
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