Houston named a top city in the U.S. for women working in STEM

Amid Women’s History Month and on the heels of Equal Pay Day, Houston women working in STEM fields appear to be on the right career path, and in the right town, according to one study.

In Commercial Café’s 2021 ranking of the top U.S. cities for women working in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math, Houston ranks at No. 5 on the list of the best southern cities in the United States for women in STEM. The Bayou City also claims the No. 19 spot nationally, CultureMap sister site InnovationMap notes.

Here are

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Popular Houston barbecue joint picked for new Las Vegas food hall

The Blood Bros. are coming to Las Vegas. Brothers Robin and Terry Wong and pitmaster Quy Hoang will open a new location of Blood Bros. BBQ as one of 16 stalls at Famous Food Street Eats, a new food hall at the Resorts World Las Vegas, a new, 88-acre, three hotel complex opening this summer.

Since it opened in 2018, Blood Bros. has received national recognition for its Asian-influenced take on classic Texas barbecue. Named the best new restaurant in the 2019 CultureMap Tastemaker Awards, the Bellaire barbecue joint also made Bon Appétit list of the best

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Turkey Leg Hut from Houston is selling its famous food in North Texas for three days

The Turkey Leg Hut, a Houston company that has developed a wild following since its inception more than five years ago, is coming to Dallas-Fort Worth.

A food truck will be parked at The Potter’s House in Fort Worth from 11 a.m. to midnight March 19, 20 and 21. Customers can buy stuffed turkey legs and Cajun bowls. (Note, the Potter’s House has many campuses. This event is at the Fort Worth church.)

A spokeswoman says it’s the first time Turkey Leg Hut has served food to the public in Dallas-Fort Worth.

In addition to selling stuffed turkey legs, the
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8 things to know in Houston food: Openings and all the March tacos

Editor’s note: Houston’s restaurant scene moves pretty fast. In order to prevent CultureMap readers from missing anything, let’s stop to look around at all the latest news to know.


Houston’s newest Common Bond On-The-Go has opened in Garden Oaks. Like its sibling in The Heights, the new location feature a drive-thru along with a grab-and-go menu of pastries, desserts, sandwiches, salads, and more. It is open daily from 7 am-7 pm at 3210 N Shepherd Dr. 

Common Bond has already announced two more On-The-Go locations are coming to Midtown: one as part of The Ion, Rice University’s

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Things to Do: The Best Things to Eat and Drink in Houston This Weekend


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Here’s a look at this weekend’s tasty food and drink happenings:

23119 Colonial Parkway, Suite B-3

Over a year in the making, chefs Alex Au-Yeung (Phat Eatery) and Cuc Lam have officially opened Yelo Banh Mi Artisans in Katy Asian Town, offering a Southeast Asian menu anchored by craft banh mi sandwiches, rice and vermicelli bowls, savory snacks, specialty coffee drinks and fresh-pressed juices for lunch and dinner. Look out for standouts like Lam’s playful banh mi sandwiches like

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