Lucy Brings the Flavors of Ethiopia to Houston

Nestled at 6800 Southwest Freeway in Houston, Texas facing the main road is a jewel straight out of Africa. The pretty red building with plentiful parking and easy access to the entrance is home to Lucy, Ethiopian Restaurant and Lounge. ...

South African Woman Winemaker Of The Year, Ntsiki Biyela Brings The Winemaker Series To Houston

The South African Woman Winemaker of the Year, Ntsiki Biyela, owner of Aslina Wines, is coming to Houston with The Winemaker Series, April 21-27, 2018, brought to you by Branwar Wines. This week of special events will be geared towards ...

First-in-human clinical trial of new targeted therapy drug reports promising responses for multiple cancers

A phase I, first-in-human study led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center reveals for the first time, an investigational drug that is effective and safe for patients with cancers caused by an alteration in the receptor tyrosine ...

“Strong Black Man” Hurts Black Men with Mental Health Issues

To be African American, male, and mentally ill is to face a particular cultural medical challenge.

Rebalance Your Diet

Striking a balance between work and home life, friends and family, and hobbies and errands can contribute to a healthy lifestyle. As you look to rebalance certain aspects of your life during the spring season, don’t forget to take your ...

Budgeting Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle

From the cost of gym memberships to prepping healthier meals, living well can be expensive. Before you abandon your goals for a healthier lifestyle, consider these tips that show you don't have to overspend to live a better life.

Expand Your Palette During HBRW 2018

A party is not a party without it. It can be the focus of any lively conversation. Rich, bland, sweet, salty, or spicy there is no end on how to describe it. Food is a common denominator for all people. ...

A Salad a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Nearly a year ago, 28-year-old Santala Robinson was in the worst health of her life. She was very overweight and diagnosed with diabetes. In May 2017, she was hired as a culinary manager for Snappy Salads’ first Houston location. Being ...

Free McDonald's Breakfast for Students and Teachers During STAAR Testing on April 10

On Tuesday, April 10, from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., Houston area McDonald’s restaurants will provide free breakfast to students taking the STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) test and their teachers.

Black Chef Charging White People More than Black People For Their Meals -- And His White Customers Don't Mind It!

A nice meal and a purposeful advocacy? Tunde Wey, a chef from Nigeria, has been offering both through his pop-up stalls that serve meals and aims to change people's racial perspectives.

Help Fight Inflammation with Food

On top of being tasty, certain foods contain specific nutrients and natural compounds that may help fight inflammation, a condition linked to arthritis and gout. With that in mind, try heading to the fridge or pantry the next time you ...

'Masterchef' judge accused of 'whitesplaining' over crispy rendang spat

Judges on the popular UK television show 'Masterchef' have sparked an international incident after they criticized a Malaysian-born contestant's chicken rendang curry for not being "crispy."

Ah-choo! These meds linked with higher allergy risk in kids

Around the world, the prevalence of allergies and asthma has continued to rise for decades, and a new study suggests one possible factor that could help explain why.

Heineken Pulls 'Sometimes lighter is better' Ad After Racism Claims

Heineken said Monday it has pulled an ad with the tagline "Sometimes lighter is better" after critics slammed it as racist. The ad features a bartender sliding a bottle of Heineken Light to a woman.

Hop Into Easter Dinner

This Easter holiday, hop into a new tradition and swap your classic ham for savory lamb. Cooking lamb can be easier than many might think. Simply try baking a rack of lamb crusted with a quinoa-hazelnut combination and topped with ...