Treat Yo Self: Araya Artisan Chocolates. By Amber Ambrose. Zagat.

Inspired by the iconic (and hilarious) "Treat Yo Self" episode of Parks and Recreation, we've decided to seek out indulgences in Houston worthy of the designation, and feature them in a regular column. Have an idea for us? We welcome your comments.It's time to start shopping for Valentine's Day. If you want to go the traditional chocolate route, but still want to ensure it'll impress your foodie s...

Upcoming Events. Sidedish. My Table.

Looking for edible fun? We’ve got a few of Houston’s tastiest events listed below.Friday, September 6: Finally, after much anticipation, Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston unveils Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art. The exhibit will be on view through December 7, 2013. Tonight is the public preview and members’ reception; regular exhibit hours begin tomorrow. The exhibitio...

Katy-based chocolate maker among finalists for International Award. Houston Chronicle.

Araya Artisan Chocolates, which is based in Katy, is one of nine finalists in the flavoured dark ganaches and truffles category of the 2013 International Chocolate Awards.The grand jury finalists made it to the final round after a two-day selection process and two days of main round judging by close to 100 judges. Judging was held June 23-28 at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York.The g...