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Imperial Favorite Fabergé Opens New Boutique in Houston

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You may not know it, but Houston has long been a destination for aficionados of Fabergé, the fabled Russian jeweler whose stunning objets d’art captivated the imperial Russian court and swept across Europe at the turn of the 20th century.

The McFerrin Collection at the Houston Museum of Natural Science boasts the most impressive gathering of eggs and other Fabergé objects found on the North American continent, including a loaned “surprise” from Queen Elizabeth II’s personal collection. Her majesty’s tiny jeweled elephant has now been united with its mate, the Imperial Diamond Trellis Egg, for the first time in nearly a century.

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The Only Place in Texas For South African Cuisine

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What is South African cuisine?

If you’re wondering, you’re not alone – for most, the food of South Africa is shrouded in mystery, an elusive phenomenon that no one can quite put a finger on. The reason for its impalpability is twofold. One, South African cuisine is a melting pot of flavors, reflective of the cultural diversity that has given the Republic of South Africa its nickname, the “Rainbow Nation.” Two, no one in Texas has ever served South African food – until recently. Keep Reading

Featured Picks: Uptown Restaurants

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Uptown is glitz, it’s glamour, and it’s the Galleria. It’s also home to some of the best dining in the city, and we’re here with the scoop on three not-to-be-missed restaurants that are dishing up special menus for Houston Restaurant Weeks (August 1 – September 4). We love this foodie holiday, because it gives a whole new meaning to dining with care: Each HRW meal benefits the Houston Food Bank. Bon appétit!



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